Prospective Candidates

Admission Requirements

Leadership Middle Tennessee builds regional networks and lasting relationships. With an incoming class size of 35-40 each year, we reflect this promise by ensuring we have a diverse representation across our ten counties.

We take a wholistic approach in our selection process. The ideal candidate for this program has at least five years of management experience, ranging up to 20 years or more. We look for strong, civic-minded professionals from each of the ten counties we serve: Cheatham, Davidson, Dickson, Maury, Montgomery, Robertson, Rutherford, Sumner, Williamson, and Wilson. All ten counties are represented in each class.

Our participants are looking for a program that can help them expand their networks and deepen their understanding across the region so they can enhance their civic impact and career progression. Having your employer support or endorsement is highly recommended so your company can benefit from the concepts and connections you develop in the sessions.

How to Apply

Take the first step toward developing yourself as a better leader and connecting with a close-knit community of alumni from across the region.

Here are your next steps:

  • Review the ten-month schedule of 2024-25 sessions to see if you will be able to attend. (They are mandatory).
  • Complete your online application. This will include providing your essential information, a brief biographical paragraph (no longer than 150 words), and a headshot.
  • Attend an upcoming recruitment information session (not mandatory, but highly recommended)
  • Submit 2 letters of recommendation, one of which should be from a Leadership Middle Tennessee (LMT) alumnus.


Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline for Class of 2024-2025: May 3rd, 2024

Candidates selected and notified by July 1st, 2024

Tuition payment ($1750) due: August 1, 2024

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