Leadership greater topeka 2020 class announced

Topeka, KS, December 6, 2019– Leadership Greater Topeka (LGT), a program of the Greater Topeka Partnership, is excited to announce the names of its 2020 class.  For 37 years now, LGT has identified outstanding leaders from the community and teaches the participants aspects of leadership.

Class members attend a retreat and eight day-long sessions that begin in January and continue through May. During these classes they will learn about challenges facing Topeka and Shawnee County and how they can work to influence important community issues.

  • Carmen Anello, Bajillion Agency 
  • Teresa Benson, The Topeka Capital-Journal 
  • Patrick Biggs, Seaman High School 
  • Megan Bottenberg, Cox Communications 
  • Thomas Bronaugh, Shawnee County Sheriff's Office 
  • Travis Buchanan, Capitol Federal Savings Bank 
  • Kevin Burton, Topeka Civic Theatre 
  • Robert Bush, The University of Kansas Health System St. Francis Campus 
  • Thomas Carmona, Schwerdt Design 
  • Denise Cyzman, Community Care Network of Kansas 
  • Alex Delaney, Sunflower Soccer Association, Inc. 
  • Kristy Druse, Security Benefit 
  • Barbara Duncan, Clayton Wealth Partners 
  • Ron Ekis, City of Topeka Police Department 
  • Andrew Fry, Topeka Metro Transit Authority 
  • Abbey Frye, Kansas Gas Service, Division of ONE Gas 
  • Jessica Horton, Sprout Creative 
  • Austin Jackson, Stormont-Vail Health 
  • Trevin James, Federal Home Loan Bank Topeka 
     
  • Chris Kuwitzky, Washburn University 
  • Kelm Lear, Topeka High School 
  • Brett Martin, United Way of Greater Topeka 
  • Michelle McCormick, YWCA Northeast Kansas 
  • TJ McDonald, Brandon Aldridge State Farm 
  • Mackenzi Mondesir, U.S. Bank 
  • Rockell Otero, Prairie Band LLC 
  • Nicole Revenaugh, Irigonegaray, Turner & Revenaugh, L.L.P. 
  • Cherie Sage, Safe Kids Kansas, Inc. 
  • Johnnie Sanders, Topeka Public Schools/Pine Ridge Prep 
  • Jennifer Sauer, Shawnee County
  • Tobias Schlingensiepen, First Congregational Church 
  • Jammie Serrano, Advisors Excel 
  • Deborah Stanton, Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library 
  • Brian Thurlow, Reser’s Fine Foods 
  • Tara Wallace, Tara Wallace, LLC 
  • Marcy Weekley, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas