The Leadership Alumni Association Hilton Head Island-Bluffton is a volunteer group composed of alumni from the Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Program. 

Since 1985, hundreds of local professionals have graduated from this prestigious program to find greater success in their profession, increased community involvement and a greater understanding of the cultural, environmental and economic outlook of our region.

The Leadership Alumni Association Hilton Head Island-Bluffton is run by a volunteer advisory group. You can get involved by subscribing to alumni emails and attending upcoming events. 

For details, contact our Director of Programs & Events, Kelli Brunson.

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Following graduation from Leadership Hilton Head-Bluffton, the Association is a forum within which graduates can continue to provide dynamic leadership through educational, service, and networking opportunities.


The mission of the Association is to foster leadership in the community through:

1.      Supporting the Leadership Program.

2.      Connecting graduates of the Leadership Program.

3.      Providing continued leadership education and opportunities for alumni and the community.

Thank you to our 2023-2024 Alumni Board!

Tom Dunn, Chair, Class of 2014
Andrew Davis, Treasurer, Class of 2018
Katie Rudder Fender, Secretary & Communications, Class of 2016
Bryant Gordillo, Events, Class of 2018
Blair Streitenberger, Events, Class of 2020
Nicki Charles, Class of 2016
Ansley Goodman, Class of 2020
Lynn King, Class of 2014
Wil Saleeby, Class of 2016
Julie Smith, Class of 2015


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