Alumni on the Move

Alumni on the Move
We are so proud of all our alumni as they go out in the world taking what they learned at Leadership Austin and making an impact on the community through their work and service.



Dr. Shailee Gupta (Essential 2014) has been appointed the new Clinical Director for the St. David’s Foundation Dental Program. She began her employment with SDF nine years ago and has been a key team member they have expanded the Dental Program.



Kimberly Griffin (Emerge 2012) is the new Associate Director of Foundation Relations at St. Edward’s University.




Suzanne Kho (Essential 2015) has been named as Executive Director of the ATC Foundation where she will lead STEM partnerships and programs, fundraising and community initiatives in Austin and the greater Central Texas region.



Marisa Y. Limón (Emerge 2008 and Essential 2014) is in Denton, Texas serving as an education director for the National Hispanic Institute’s Collegiate World Series at the University of North Texas.



Kate Perez (Emerge 2009 and Essential 2013) has been named Board President of the Austin Symphony BATS.



Congratulations to Amy Mills (Essential 2011) and Karen LaShelle (Essential 2010) as finalist for Greenlight’s Nonprofit Executive of the Year.



Congratulations to Mellie Price (Essential 2015) as the winner of Austin Business Journal’s 2015 Profile in Power. See Mellie’s interview with ABJ here.




Please welcome our new affiliates!

Terry Gunnell, Texas State Director of Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS). Leadership Birmingham.

Earind Jackson, Director of Member Services for Girl Scouts of Central Texas.



Jim McCurdy, Direct Medical Business Development at University Federal Credit Union. Leadership Abilene.




Dewitt (De) Peart, President and CEO of Austin Downtown Alliance. Leadership Pittsburgh.



Graduates of community-based leadership programs in other cities may be eligible to join Leadership Austin as an Affiliate member. More information about our Affiliate Program.


Leadership Austin Affiliates recently gathered.