Leadership Greater Rochester Welcomes Class of 2022-2023!

Oct 12, 2022, Rochester, MI - The Leadership Greater Rochester program, sponsored by Par Pharmaceutical, recently welcomed the incoming class of 2022-2023 at the Kick-Off Dinner at Great Oaks Country Club.

Program Director Maggie Sutherland-Bobitz shared about the Rochester Regional Chamber (RRC) Foundation and introduced Foundation Board member Dave Walker - Rochester Area Real Estate Resource to share his experience with the program and provide a little history on the organization.

Then Keynote Speaker, Jaymes Vettraino of Rochester University, engaged the class in ice-breaker activities and gave a compelling challenge to grow as a leaders in our community.

The following individuals were welcomed to the Leadership Greater Rochester Class of 2022-2023...

Alek Mizikar, MPA - City of Rochester

Brian McCurdy

Dennis Andrews - City of Rochester

Dr. Stephanie Lincoln Lee - Oakland University

Jacqueline Bell - Par Pharmaceutical

Jordan Formica - First State Bank - Michigan

Joseph Delikat - Par Pharmaceutical

Juliane Morian - Rochester Hills Public Library

Julie Frakes Lobaza, V.P. Wealth Manager at Rochester Wealth Strategies

Mario Savalle - Ascension Crittenton Hospital

Nathan Mueller - City of Rochester Hills

Nicole Wright - Flagstar Bank

Renee Wrobel - Capital Lending

Sara Mattina, MST - Mattina, Kent & Gibbons, P.C.

Shaun Hayes - Paint Creek Center for the Arts

This nine-month program is a gateway to involvement and connections in the greater Rochester communities. Dedicated to the development of community-minded leaders, the program’s goal is to help develop the skills of emerging leaders from across the community. The program provides participants with an opportunity to meet local elected officials and community leaders to gain insight into the region’s unique history, activities and economy.

Participants meet one day each month and are immersed in a different component of the community such as health care, local government, history, law enforcement, education, economic growth and human services. Meetings are held at various locations providing an insiders‘ perspective and private tour.

Program Director Maggie Sutherland-Bobitz shared, "Our mission is to build a broad-based network of community leaders to enhance their leadership abilities and skills through continuing education, shared perspectives, and community involvement in order to enable them to work toward solutions in the public interest. We can't wait to see what this amazing group of individuals will do together!"

About the Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce

The mission of the Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce is to provide leadership and resources in order to advance business development in partnership with civic, cultural and educational interests for the benefit of its members and the community.

The Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce is a 501(c)(6) non-profit organization, with a membership base of businesses ranging from sole proprietors to nationally recognized corporations. Founded in 1955, we are the principal voice of the greater Rochester region's business community. We focus on fostering a favorable climate for economic development, business growth and community prosperity.


October 23, 2022, Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce and Rochester.Life

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