Leadership Lafayette

2014-Logo-design-vertical-861x1024The Chamber’s Leadership Lafayette program is a series of training sessions and activities, designed for emerging community leaders. It is designed to assure the continuity of leadership in Lafayette-Oxford-University community and assist already established community leaders, who seek more effective ways to contribute to the community, sharpen their leadership skills, and learn more about the community in which they live.


Leadership Lafayette Class of 2020. All photography by Photos by Joey Brent.

Leadership Award Recipient 2019 Tanya Nichols, left, with Leadership Lafayette Chair Torie Marion.

Leadership Lafayette Class Members

John Alcorn


IT Specialist

Prema Balachandran

The University of Mississippi

Senior Scientist at NCNPR

Shanta Bean

North East MS Power Association


Anna Katherine Black

Delta Autumn Consulting, LLC

Postdoctoral Fellow/Clinical Psychologist

Ellis Bledsoe

ECB Solutions, LLC

Principal Owner

Caitlyn Clegg

Red Window Communications, LLC


Mike Dunnavant

The University of Mississippi


Emily Echols

The University of Mississippi McLean Institute for Public Service and Community Engagement

Project Manager

David Grayson

CareMed EMS


Leigh Jurney

North Mississippi Regional Center

Quality Assurance Coordinator

Emily Kidd

Hunt Marketing

Senior Account Executive

Kimberly Mathis

Visit Oxford

Office Administrator/ Visitor Services Coordinator

Drew Mauldin

Mayo Mallette PLLC


Carlos Maury


Client Delivery Manager

John Mayo

Mayo Mallette, PLLC


David Rogers

Mortgage Trade LLC

Systems Administrator

Gregory Sechrist

The University of Mississippi - Office of Technology Commercialization

Licensing Associate