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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:

  • 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.
  • The program kicks off in January with an evening mixer/orientation followed by 10 sessions.
  • The program concludes with a special Graduation Luncheon.
  • Cost $200

Schedule of Events

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

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

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. 


Hands On Community Project/Graduation Lunch - TBD







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