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  • Q & A With the Class of 2018: v2

    Every month we will spotlight several members of our current HCLA class. In this month’s issue, we would like you to meet Julie Wright, Brad Howell, Gina Terril and Daniel Potash.

  • Community Storyteller with LUNA Language Services

    Co-owners Marina Hadjioannou Waters, J.D., M.P.H. and Chris Waters at LUNA Language Services will address the challenges around language barriers and building a business within a diverse community.

  • Q & A With the Class of 2018: v1

    Every month we spotlight several members of our current HCLA class. In this month’s issue, we would like you to meet Casey Cawthon, Cassie Bogaards, Marcus Reed and Ashlie Dew.


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  • Leadership Summit - June 13, 2014

    Leadership Summit - June 13, 2014

    Alumni, friends and the graduates of the Class of 2014 gathered together to hear from Allison Melangton, President of Indiana Sports Corporation & Former President/CEO of the Super Bowl Host Committee, about the impact of Community Leadership in sports and the Super Bowl. The Class of 2014 displayed their class projects and were recognized as new alumni to HCLA.

  • County & Municipal Government Day

    County & Municipal Government Day

    Highlights for the Class of 2014 were hearing from mayors and town leaders and County Commissioner, Christine Altman and County Councillor Meredith Carter. The class also learned about township trustees, participated in a mock City Council meeting and talked about how to run for office.

  • State Government Day

    State Government Day

    Class of 2014 visiting the Statehouse to meet with Hamilton County legislators and learn about the state legislative process. A highlight of the day was meeting with Lieutenant Governor Sue Ellspermann.


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  • HCLA Leadership Link - October 2017: Thoughts on Leadership

    Any leadership effort that is substantial (building a new business; dramatically changing an organization, pursuing lofty achievements, etc.) comes with uncertainty.  During that process, people in your business may ask “where is this business going?”

  • HCLA Leadership Link - September 2017:  Schlamiel, schlimazel: Leadership lessons from the Big Ragoo

    As a leader in a public service organization, I often find myself in the odd position of cheerleader, soother-in-chief, and, like Carmine in Laverne & Shirley, tasked with teaching folks to just let go and (metaphorically) dance already!

  • HCLA Leadership Link - August 2017: Volunteer…because change is possible

    “Volunteer…because change is possible.”  This magnet was a fixture on my grandmother’s refrigerator for as long as I can remember, and it now hangs on mine as well.  Grandma was always volunteering at the church, organizing and serving church meals, and even helping to serve meals at the Senior Citizen Center until she was 91 years old.  At the time, I believed this was just what everyone did, but as I grew into adulthood and began my career path, I realized my grandmother was my hero.  Her actions and belief in volunteering shaped my leadership style, which I now know is called “servant leadership”.