Charleston Metro Chamber Announces Fall 2021 Leadership Discovery Class

 Leadership Discovery, a leadership development program by the Charleston Metro Chamber, is excited to welcome the Fall 2021 class. Leadership Discovery is an innovative program that allows participants the opportunity to learn from experienced business leaders in the Charleston region.

Participants in this program build valuable community connections and gain skills that will directly impact their current work. In addition to mentor sessions, they will receive a personalized DiSC Leadership Profile Assessment from Jean Meeks-Koch, Ph.D., CEO and Founder of Positively People, LLC, and attend a three-course business etiquette dinner led by Cynthia Grosso of Charleston School of Protocol. 

This year’s class will begin on September 21 with a socially distanced orientation in the Chamber Boardroom and will conclude in December.

Spring 2021 Leadership Discovery Mentors:

  • Thomas Anderson, Market Executive, Wells Fargo
  • Bryan Derreberry, CEO, Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce
  • Darrin Goss, President and CEO, Coastal Community Foundation
  • Sheriff Kristin Graziano, Sheriff, Charleston County Sheriff’s Office
  • Col. Marc Greene, Commander, Joint Base Charleston
  • Nancy Mace, Congresswoman, U.S. House of Representatives
  • Kyra Morris, Owner, Morris Financial Concepts

Leadership Discovery Spring 2021 Class

Name Company
Ford Blanchard Elliott Davis LLC
Isabel Burnett Belk Lucy 
Casey  Cain Blackbaud 
Krystal Cau NP Strategy / Nexsen Pruet
Katie Certain Positively People 
Tosha Connors My Sister’s House
Joyce Costello Charleston County School District 
Charles Dew Truist Bank 
Alex Hauser Robbins Construction Group
John Jamison Evans General Contractors
Jordan  Kellett Ingevity
McCain Kerr First National Bank
Chelsea  King  South Carolina Federal Credit Union 
Hee Kwon The Citadel 
Rodney McLeod McLeod Information Systems LLC
Sherrika Myers Every 1 Voice Matters Inc. 
Jamie Noe Vaughn & Melton Engineers 
Matthew  Phelan Sonepar North America
John Pizarro KION North America
Vonne Proctor-Guyton Floyd Lee Locums
Elizabeth Radkoski South Carolina Aquarium 
Sarah  Raffurty  International African American Museum 
Joseph Ryan JE Dunn Construction
Brian  Sisco College of Charleston
Arthur Takeall Charleston Trident Association of Realtors
Noe Van Bergen KION North America
Amber Van Ness Advanced Tehchnology International 
Bailey  Vincett  Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce 

Visit the Chamber’s website for additional information on Leadership Discovery.

Erin Aylor, Senior Vice President of Marketing

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Leadership Charleston Class of 2021 Graduates