In this issue: Leading Leadership Oakland | Breakfast of Champions |
Junior LO | Alumni News
Leading Leadership Oakland
From the Executive Director(s)

Leading an organization like Leadership Oakland is truly a special honor. For all of us, it was more than a job; it's a mission that we poured our hearts, souls and knowledge into. And we received so much more in return by being surrounded with the tremendously talented and caring leaders of this region.

That's why we are eager to support the search for someone equally committed and passionate to continue the LO legacy as Nancy embarks on her own entrepreneurial venture later this summer.

We know the LO network is a mighty and well-connected one. Please share the Executive Director posting with potential candidates who have the passion and talent to be the Best LO Executive Director ... Ever!

We look forward to supporting the new LO leader into the future!

Nancy Maurer
Executive Director

Chris Scharrer
Former Executive Director (2005-2015)

Dawn Magretta
Former Executive Director (1999-2005)
LOXXX Early Deadline Fast Approaching
Applications are steadily coming in for the next Best Class ... Ever! Don't miss the early application deadline of April 30 to have your application reviewed in the first selection round.

Need to learn more before applying? Join us at the upcoming Cornerstone Information Breakfast.
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
8:00-9:30 a.m.
MSU Management Education Center, Troy
No cost to attend

  • Hear the LO experiences of Board members and current class participants
  • Get your questions answered
  • Meet and network with other potential applicants for this milestone class
Breakfast of Champions
Creating Impact: Modern Day Lessons in Leadership and Life
In an era of overwhelm, is it even possible to achieve optimal performance at home, work, and in our communities? The answer is a resounding “yes!”

Join us for an enlightening Breakfast of Champions where David Drews, CEO of Justus Equity and University of Michigan Executive-in-Residence, will share insight and practical strategies on leading and living successfully.

Wednesday, May 1, 2019
7:30-9:00 a.m.
Mercedes-Benz Financial Services, Farmington Hills

Tickets: $36
Junior LO
Now Accepting Applications

What: A three-day experience for high school students who will be seniors in the Fall of 2019.

When: June 24, 25, 26, 2019

Where: Oakland Community College - Auburn HIlls Campus

Partner Events
Shatter the Stigma
Family Festival and 5K
Saturday, June 1, 2019
10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Clawson City Park

  • Festival
  • Food Trucks
  • Family Fun & Activities

LO Alumni Making News
New Oakland County Chief Legal Officer is an LO Grad
Joellen Shortley, LOIX , has been appointed Chief Legal Officer for Oakland County by County Executive L. Brooks Patterson.

LO26 Alumnus Named Notable Woman in HR
Diane Antishin, LOXXVI , Vice President, Human Resources Operations and Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, DTE Energy , was named to the Crain's Detroit Business list of Notable Women in HR.

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