Leadership Richmond

Leadership Richmond is a hands on training program designed to mold business and industry professionals into strong local leaders. Participants obtain up-to-date and accurate information regarding current community and economic priorities. Participants also will gain confidence, community awareness, professionalism and strong leadership skills they can bring back to their place of employment. The program is a way to make connections and build strong business relationships.

Leadership Richmond Quick Facts:

  1. Leadership Richmond pulls together twenty-thirty (20-30) business and community leaders of diverse backgrounds and experiences who have demonstrated leadership potential throughout our community.
  2. The program kicks off in January with an evening mixer/orientation followed by 10 sessions.
  3. The program concludes with a special Graduation Luncheon.
  4. Cost $200

If you are interested in being part of the team for 2022, please submit your application below.

Schedule of Events

We are excited that Leadership Richmond is back after a year off due to the pandemic!

2022 Tentative Schedule

January 6, 2022
2022 Leadership Richmond Kickoff Party
Discovery Place Kids – Rockingham 5:30p-7:30p

January 11, 2022
Site Tours – VonDrehle, Vulcan, and Piedmont Natural Gas

January 25, 2022
Boards & Council – Raleigh, NC

February 8, 2022
Industrial Site Tours – Duke Energy & Perdue

February 22, 2022
Education – Richmond County Schools & Richmond Community College

March 8, 2022
Local Government – City of Rockingham & Hamlet, Rockingham Police Dept., & Richmond County Judicial Center

March 22, 2022
Agricultural Tours – Various Farms – Berry Patch, Yaklin Farms, Sandhills AGInnovation Center, & Camp Millstone 4-H

April 12, 2022
Intro to Public Speaking, Confidence Building – Cole Auditorium

April 26, 2022
Tourism – Rockingham Speedway, Rockingham Dragstrip, & DeWitt Outdoor Sports

May 10, 2022
Healthcare Tours – First Health, Richmond County Hospice, Richmond County Health Dept.

May 24, 2022
Hands On Community Project/Graduation Lunch – TBD

For additional information, info@richmondcountychamber.com.