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 $225

If you are interested in being part of the team for 2023, please submit your application below.

Schedule of Events

We are excited that Leadership Richmond is back again for its 32nd session! 

2023 Tentative Schedule

January 19, 2023
2022 Leadership Richmond Kickoff Party
Discovery Place Kids – Rockingham 6p-7:30p

January 24, 2023
Manufacturing Site Tours – Burlington, Marcal, Vulcan, and Novipax

Boards & Council – Raleigh, NC

February 7, 2023
Manufacturing Site Tours – TBD

February 21, 2023
Education – Richmond County Schools & Richmond Community College

March 7, 2023
Local Government – City of Rockingham & Hamlet, Rockingham Police Dept., & Richmond County Judicial Center

March 21, 2023
Agricultural Tours – Various Farms – Berry Patch, Yaklin Farms, Sandhills AGInnovation Center, & Camp Millstone 4-H

April 11, 2023  NEW 2023 SESSION
Small Business Day – Richmond Community College Small Business Center: Intro to Public Speaking, Simply Chic

April 25, 2023
Tourism – Hamlet Depot & Museum, Richmond County Tourism, Rockingham Speedway, Rockingham Dragstrip,  DeWitt Outdoor, John Lentz Hunter Education Complex, & Rankin Museum

May 9, 2023
Healthcare Tours – First Health, Richmond County Hospice, Richmond County Health Dept.

May 23, 2023
Hands On Community Project/Graduation Lunch – TBD

For additional information, info@richmondcountychamber.com.