Leadership Development

Carroll Leadership Academy



    Kenneth Blizzard, 2017  Committee Chair

    Business:  Regions Bank

    Member Since:  2010











Goal: To develop new, talented leadership for the Chamber and community



  • Coordinate annual Carroll Leadership Academy
  • Promote the academy to a broader audience beyond teh usual chamber membership circle
  • Update collateral pieces for adult academy
  • Engage academy members and past graduates for ideas on additions and enhancements to the program
  • Add a new session to the adult academy on understanding the role of the Chamber
  • Adjust curriculum with more focus on skills component
  • Provide session summaries and updates to employers/sponsors
  • Recommend applicants for Leadership Georgia and Georgia Academy for Economic Development
  • Create focus group to discuss ways to identify and engage additional minority talent in chamber leadership
For more information about Carroll Leadership Academy, please click here.

Bridge Builders

Kristy_Allison.jpg  Kristy Allison:  2017 Committee Chair

  Business:  Bank of the Ozarks

  Member Since:  1990










To bridge for leadership capacity and civic engagement in Carroll County, by leveraging the knowledge, diversity and expertise of the business community to ensure the future success and vitality of our community as a whole



  • Conduct Community Service Projects including quarterly trash pick up around the Chamber
  • Coordinate two education and leadership development seminars