Introducing the 2021 Executive Forum Class

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NEWS RELEASE
For Immediate Release
Augusta Metro Chamber to Host Region Executives for 2021 Leadership Augusta Executive Forum
Augusta, GA – The Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce is pleased to host 16 community leaders and their
spouses for the 2021 Leadership Augusta Executive Forum, an introduction to the region for chief executives
particularly those who may be new to the Augusta area. The 2021 Leadership Augusta Executive Forum
programs runs from April 28th – May 1st.


Leadership Augusta Executive Forum invites a small group of participants from Augusta area businesses,
government, and nonprofit organizations and presents an overview of life in the Augusta area and encourages
frank and open discussion of important problems and issues. The Executive Forum will help these executives
identify opportunities for contributing their leadership skills to the community.
Participants of the Leadership Augusta Executive Forum Class of 2021 include:

Amy Breitmann, Director, Golden Harvest Food Bank

Cal Wray, President, Augusta Economic Development

Eric Toler, Director, Georgia Cyber Center

Jason Cuevas, Vice President-East Region, Georgia Power

Dr. Jermaine Whirl, President, Augusta Tech

COL Jim Clifford, City Administrator, City of North Augusta

Dr. Jorge Cortes, Director, Georgia Cancer Center at AU

Katrina Keefer, CEO, Augusta University Health

MG Neil Hersey, Commander, Cyber City of Excellence Ft. Gordon Signal Towers

Provost Neil MacKinnon, Provost of Academic Affairs, Augusta University

Odie Donald, City Administrator, Augusta-Richmond County

Dr. Robert Campbell, Founder/Executive Director, Christ Community Health Services

Dr. Tanya Sudia, Dean/Associate VP for Academic Affairs, Augusta University

Tim Kosiba, NSA Deputy Director, National Security Administration

Karen Kafoglis, Vice President of Sales, Carole Fabrics



About Leadership Augusta Executive Forum:
Executive Forum began in 1994 to allow key businesspeople in Metro Augusta to participate in the timely
program. These individuals have created lasting networks that have proven essential to creating a vital,
positive community for current and future generations. Graduates from this program will join the ranks of all
Leadership Augusta Alumni who have acquired the skills, knowledge, and passion necessary to participate fully
in the life of this community.
Media Contact:
Kathryn Freemon, Communications Coordinator
Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce
kathryn.freemon@augustametrochamber.co