Class of 2017 Kick Off, Alumni Summit, & Reception

September 8, 2016 – 10:00 to 7:00 p.m.

Class of 2017 Kick Off  10:00 am -  2:45 pm
Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce-211 Commerce Street, Suite 100, Boardroom

Alumni Summit  3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
AT& T Tennessee Headquarters-333 Commerce Street, Auditorium-1st Floor

Reception with Alumni  5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
AT& T Tennessee Headquarters-333 Commerce Street, Auditorium-1st Floor

“Leadership Across the Lines”

(Class Orientation/Team Building/Regionalism)

Session objectives:  At the conclusion of this session class members will have become better acquainted with one another and will know more about the concept of regionalism and key regional issues in our 10-county region.  The class will participate in the Annual Alumni Summit and the leadership reception hosted by our alumni to give the class the opportunity to become acquainted with alumni in order to gain a greater perspective of the program and its progress.

Thursday, September 8th:

LMT Alumni Hosts: 

9:30 - 10:00     Registration

10:00 - 10:15   Welcome/Why a Regional Perspective is Important/History of LMT 
Ralph J. Schulz, Jr. (LMT 2004), President and CEO, Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce

10:15 - 10:20   Welcome to the Leadership Middle Tennessee Experience/Why Develop Regional Leaders
Dr. Paul C. Stumb (2006), Chairman, LMT Board of Directors

10:20 - 10:30   Leadership Middle Tennessee Program & Answers to Your Questions
Lee Rucks, President, Leadership Middle Tennessee

10:30 - 10:40   Break

10:40 – 12:30  Building a Firm Foundation—Part I
Dan Ryan (2004), Principal, Ryan Search & Consulting

12:30 – 1:30    Lunch with the Leadership Middle Tennessee Executive Committee

Class President Welcome and Overview—Kee Bryant McCormick - Co-President (Class of 2016)

The Three Minute Moment – Randy Wilmore

1:30 - 2:30       Setting the Stage for the Regional Agenda:  What is it?  Why study it?
Garrett Harper, Vice President of Research, Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce        

2:30 – 3:00      Break - Walk to Alumni Summit

3:00 - 5:00       Alumni Summit

5:30 - 7:00       Leadership Reception