29 to participate in 2021 Reno+Sparks Chamber Leadership Program

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The Reno+Sparks Chamber of Commerce on April 27 announced the local professionals who will participate in its annual Leadership Program.

The eight month-long program begins May 12 and covers timely and relevant topics, including economic development, health and wellness, government, public safety, education, arts and culture, media and marketing, and transportation and infrastructure, according to a Chamber press release.

“Many local influencers and decision-makers provide presentations that illuminate their own challenges and opportunities as well as those of our community, giving fresh perspective to a new generation of developing community leaders,” according to the release.

Wells Fargo is the Title Sponsor for the program, now in its 36th year of operation, with over 1,200 alumni. Other program partners include Atlantis Casino Resort Spa, The ROW, Prominence Health, Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority, Saint Mary’s Health Network, United Federal Credit Union, NV Energy, Nevada Mining Association and the UNR College of Business.

This year’s participants are as follows: Adam Carlsen, Stark & Associates; Ryan Nelson, Alchemy Wealth Management; Nicole Bishop, Donor Network West; Mara Langer, Jewish Nevada; Kendall Nolan, LED Elemental; Troy Miller, UNR Real Estate; Angela Tachera, Wells Fargo; Angelica Reyes, eXp Realty; Maria Christie Asis, United Federal Credit Union; Maria Paz Fernandez, RTC of Washoe County; Zoe Houghton, Tom Clark Solutions; Drew McGregor, Nevada Mining Association; Kathleen Sparks, Nevada State Bank; Paul Sieben, Wells Fargo Advisors; Steven Barcia, Zephyr Wellness; Jennifer Rose, NV Energy; Alicia Rasmussen, Northern Nevada Children’s Cancer Foundation; Christina Ghiggeri, Saint Mary’s Fitness Center; Michael Hicks, Reno Philharmonic; Karyn Jensen, HRC, Ltd.; Leslie Colbrese, Community Services Agency; Marjorie Henriksen, Prominence Health; Kurt Schlicker, Eide Bailly, LLP; Leah T. Hendricks, Advantage Capital; Melissa Taylor, Reno Little Theater; Tyler Jensen, NV Energy; Toby Wiedenmayer, enCompass Academy; Savannah Ryder, Ryder Homes; and Sophie Butler, Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful.

The class of 2021 is scheduled to graduate Dec. 9, 2021.


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