On the Move- November

On the Move- November



Rick Coneway (Essential 1982) is the new Central Texas Division Manager for Municipal & District Services at JonesICarter.





Alan Graham (Essential 1995), CEO and Co-Founder of Mobile Loaves & Fishes (MLF) has been names “AustinnIte of the Year” by the Austin Chamber of Commerce. Alan was profiled in newsletter The Pipeline last January. Read his interview.



Congratulations to Karen LaShelle (Essential 2010), who was named Nonprofit Executive of the Year at Mission Capital’s Party for Good. Karen is the Executive and Artistic Director of Creative Action.




Congratulations to Ronda Rutledge (Essential 2014), Executive Director of Sustainable Food Center, which was recognized for  Excellence in Innovation at Mission Capital’s Party for Good.


The 2016 Class of McBee Fellows consists of many Leadership Austin alumni including:

Ms. Stacy Armijo / Essential 2010, Emerge 2007
Sr. Vice President & Office General Manager, Pierpont Communications

Ms. Michelle Earley / Essential 2011
Partner, Locke Lord LLP

Mr. Gerardo Interiano / Essential 2015
Head of External Affairs, Google

Ms. Camille Jobe / Essential 2011
Partner, Jobe Corral Architects

Ms. Kristin Marcum / Essential 2013
Chief Operating Officer, Elizabeth Christian Public Relations

To learn more about the McBee fellowship, click here.



Members of the Essential Class of 2015 gathered at KLRU for the Lebermann Forum for the release of  Civic Engagement in Austin,  a joint report with the Annette Strauss Institute.


Members of the Emerge Class of 2014, Julie Fisher, Ar’Sheill Sinclair, Aurora Martinez Jones, Jarren Wenderlein Sternburgfor and Ami Kane, gathered at the We Are Girls Conference.