Archives: Guest ENews Editors

May 2024 Guest Editor, Vicki Bradley (LT 39)

It’s been more than 20 years since I was a junior in high school. I know, I cannot believe it either. When I look back on those days, there’s not much I remember other than going to class and working a part-time job. The best job, by the way, at an athletic shoe store in […]

April 2024 Guest Editor, Lisa Bretz (LT 36)

Ah, it is Springtime in Tallahassee! I have been fortunate to call Tallahassee home for over 33 years where my roots are firmly planted. I tell people I came here to complete my degree at Florida State University, but I stayed for love. I am forever grateful for being drawn to a beautiful town where […]

March 2024 Guest Editor, Ashley Chaney (LT 40)

Like many, I moved to Tallahassee as a post-secondary student. Being a native of Canada, maybe it was the warm weather, the unique trees and landscape or the people, but every time I traveled away something kept pulling me back to our beloved city. It didn’t take long to fall in love with Tallahassee. Before […]

February 2024 Guest Editor, Rob Clarke (LT 6)

Leadership and Community Advocacy             As a proud graduate of Leadership Tallahassee Class 5, I am excited to begin my year as Chair of the Chamber. The mission of the Chamber is “To lead and promote the success of business, driving a higher quality of life for our community.” Leadership Tallahassee plays a vital role […]

November 2023 Guest Editor, Jan Brown (LT 9)

I moved to Tallahassee in 1986. I met a lot of people in my jobs. As you probably did, I thought I would know several members of my Leadership Tallahassee class. Class IX had 30 participants, none of whom I had ever met! I rode to the retreat location of Destin with Jack Diestelhorst, pulling […]


Upon our graduation, it was an amazing surprise to see that the community I experienced did not end with my class, it just grew to the Leadership Tallahassee network as a whole. Through programs like “Best Lunch Ever” or my time serving on the LT Board of Directors, I’ve been able to keep actively engaged […]