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.

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Leadership Lafayette Class of 2019. All photography by Photos by Joey Brent.

LEADERSHIP AWARD: Torie White, Leadership Lafayette Chair, pictured with Jeff McCutchen, 2018 Leadership Award recipient.

Leadership Lafayette Class Members

Rachel Alcorn


Director of Coummunity Support Services

Celesia Blackmon



Kurt Brummett

United Way of Oxford and Lafayette County

Executive Director

Chase Buchanan


Branch Manager/Loan Officer

Anginita Butler

Next Gear Solutions

Help Desk Assistant Manager

Edy Dingus

Magnolia Montessori School

Executive Director

Alison Doyle

MSDH: Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)

Peer Counselor

Hunter Haney

North Mississippi Regional Center

Human Resources Director

Blake Horton

Oxford Police Department

Patrol "downtown district"

Danielle King

Grantham Poole

Tax Manager

Katie Krouse

Oxford Newsmedia, LLC.

General Manager

Daniel Lenard

Baptist Hospital- North Mississippi

Director of Oncology Services

Jessica Lynch

Visit Oxford

Partnerships Manager

Katrenia Meeks

Family Crisis Services of Northwest Mississippi, Inc.

Child/Family Advocate

John Melton


IT Administrator

Michael Newsom

University of Mississippi Office of Communications

Communications Specialist

Bess Nichols

University of Mississippi Office of Admissions

Admissions Counselor

Tanya Nichols

University of Mississippi

Project Manager

Clifton Odom

Chancellors House Hotel

Sales and Marketing Manager

Doug Odom


Sales Support

Wendy Pfrenger

University of Mississippi

Assistant Director, Pre-College Programs

Joel Reeves

Charter Road Hospitality

Chief Financial Officer

Andrew Reynolds


Landscape Architect/Associate

Nishanth Rodrigues

The Universtiy of Mississippi

Chief Information Officer

Hunter Taylor

The University of Mississippi

Clinical Assistant Professor & Recruiter for the Mississippi Teacher

Amy Woodward

American Addiction Centers/Oxford Treatment Center

Clinical Consultant