Leadership Gwinnett

 

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

Leadership Gwinnett is a premiere organization that educates, equips, and engages existing and emerging leaders through a diversity of people, thoughts, and experiences that lead Gwinnett to a better future. The highly-esteemed program has served as the catalyst that exposes area leaders to the vibrant community of Gwinnett County since 1985. Participants will greatly understand civic and social issues, leverage their connections for Gwinnett’s greater good, increase their circle of influence, engage in community service opportunities and develop a deep connection to the community. Leadership Gwinnett produces a powerhouse of impactful community leaders and a thriving volunteer population that is more likely to serve on boards, volunteer and give back to our community.

  1. PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

      Tour multiple segments of the county and region while examining the history, current standing, and future possibilities
      Grow alongside a diverse class of 40 Gwinnett leaders
      Interact with leaders in all facets of Gwinnett
      Gain a deep understanding of the issues facing our community and ways in which you can make a difference
      Process what you’ve learned through hands-on activities
      Depart inspired and well-equipped to make an impact on your community through civic leadership
      Program day content includes infrastructure, education, government, health & human services, justice system, regional relations and building community leaders 

  2. HOW INDIVIDUALS BENEFIT

              Be immersed in Gwinnett’s operations to gain a broader and deeper perspective on the county and your role in the community.
              Build a lasting network of civic-minded local leaders from your classes and over 1,100 alumni. These relationships grow and impact your professional and personal life.
              Discover issues you are passionate about and meet the community leaders who deal in those issues daily.

  3. HOW ORGANIZATIONS BENEFIT

     

              Participants meet fellow community leaders, establish connections, and expand their circle of influence that extends beyond their classmates as they complete the program and join the ranks of over 1,100 alumni.
              Your company leaders establish relationships that will provide new opportunities to serve the community and deal firsthand with vital local issues. The program provides participants with opportunities to deepen individual connections and to build a strong foundation for a local network. Your company’s support of the program plays a critical role in developing community leadership.

  4. WHO SHOULD APPLY

    The Leadership Gwinnett program is designed for experienced leaders who want to significantly increase their impact on their organization and their community. This includes senior executives, presidents and vice presidents, executive directors, business owners, and high-level directors and managers, representing all industries and business types within our region.

      Ideal applicants will: 

              Have assumed leadership roles in the community
              Have a passion for making a difference 

  5. APPLICATION PROCESS

    Leadership Gwinnett is a lifetime affiliation consisting of over 1,100 alumni, who are active community leaders. 40 classmates are selected annually and the selection embodies various sectors of Gwinnett: business, education, non-profit, and other representatives of diverse thought and life experiences.

              Nominations are accepted year-round. Self-nominations are welcome
              Applications are accepted beginning January 1 and due in March
              Applications will be sent to all nominees the first week of January

  6. PROGRAM PROFILE