Nominations are now open for the NKY Chamber’s Leadership Northern Kentucky Class 2023

The Kentucky North Chamber of Commerce is now accepting nominations for the Northern Kentucky Leadership Class (NKY) in 2023. This year will be the 44th annual program that began in 1969.

NKY Leadership is a 10-month program designed to help develop business and community leaders. It uses the community as a classroom to help participants understand the strengths and challenges of the Northern Kentucky and Greater Cincinnati area and the skills needed to motivate and engage others in working together to address them. The class meets once a month for a full day meeting on various topics such as economic development, cultural competence, government and more.

Kenneth Webb of Republic Bank is a class chairman in 2023.

Northern Kentucky Class 2022 Management (Photo from NKY Chamber)

“It is an honor and a privilege to serve as the first African-American chief executive of Northern Kentucky, I hope not the last,” says Webb. “I look forward to leading and leading the LNK class in 2023, another diverse class of leaders. I believe we have the potential to change the lives of the participants and the communities in our footsteps. “

Leadership NKY participants are selected from a variety of work sectors and civic interests. More than 1,400 alumni have joined forces through the NKY Leadership program to transform the community.

Along with the completed application, applicants will need two letters of recommendation and the full support of the company / organization they represent, as well as their employer or supervisor. Individuals may nominate themselves or be nominated by another person. In the case of selection, the tuition fee for members of the NKY Chamber is USD 3,000 and USD 3,500 for future members. Tuition will cover the cost of all program costs. The non-refundable application fee is USD 30. A maximum of 50 applications will be selected.

“The Northern Kentucky leadership supports an incredibly valuable experience of personal and professional growth,” said Bill Bradford, deputy superintendent for teaching and learning at Fort Thomas Schools and a member of LNK 2021. ” able to understand the intricacies, intricacies and highlights of our unique and exceptional region from a broader perspective. The LNK program has encouraged me to become more involved in finding solutions to the opportunities that exist in NKY, and thanks to this experience I now have a system of professionals in business and other fields who are friends and teammates in this job. “

Nominations trigger the application process. Entries will close at 5:00 pm on May 13, 2022. The organizers will announce class 2023 this summer, and classes will begin in August with an orientation / welcome reception and end in May with a graduation party.

Nominations for Leadership NKY Class 2023 can be made at

To learn more about NKY Leadership, visit Questions regarding the nomination process or program can be directed to NKY’s Director of Management, Dawn Denham, at

Kentucky North Chamber of Commerce

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