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Two from Albany named to Leadership Georgia

October 31, 2013 > Posted in Blog, News

Bárbara Rivera Holmes and Bo Henry, both of Albany, have been named to the Leadership Georgia Class of 2014.

Holmes is director of marketing and existing industries for the Albany-Dougherty Economic Development Commission. Henry is owner of Stewbos, an Albany food and hospitality business.

Leadership Georgia is a 42-year-old organization of community and state leaders. Affiliated with the Georgia Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Georgia trains and builds a network of emerging young leaders from across the state.

Sixty-three participants are selected each year from a pool of several hundred applicants. Class members visit five Georgia communities in a year-long exchange of ideas and experiences about issues afecting the state.

With a principal focus on “State of Giving,” this class will travel to Brasstown Valley, Valdosta, Jekyll Island, Rome and Peachtree City.