Leadership Alumni

After the Program– Leadership Alumni

Graduates of the Leadership Charleston program are invited to continue their Leadership Charleston experience by participating as an Alumni member. The Alumni organization will remain an active and vital part of the ongoing advocacy issues facing the region. The program’s vision is to serve as the catalyst for progressive and effective leadership in the community. The Leadership Charleston Alumni Organization is open to anyone who has completed the year-long Leadership Charleston program.

There are over 1,900 graduates of Leadership Charleston, representing all facets of the community, with members from the public sector, private businesses of all sizes, and the non-profit sector. The mission is to positively impact our community by connecting and inspiring leadership in the region. The Alumni organization will expose members to other community leaders who are interested in continuing to contribute to the community and the Chamber. Leadership Alumni have the ability to meet and address critical community issues, provide opportunities for members to network and plan community involvement.

Those active in the Leadership Charleston Alumni organization will contribute to the betterment of the region through its diverse network of educated, socially responsible and engaged civic leaders. The association will ensure the goals of the Leadership Charleston program are being accomplished and provide a next-level experience for Alumni and make a positive impact on Charleston.

Leadership Charleston Alumni organization enables graduates to:

  • Continue relationships formed during the program as well as helps to encourage networking between emerging and established leaders
  • Remain informed on community and county wide issues
  • Assist in designing future leadership programs
  • Provide connecting opportunities for graduates of the program to maintain and enhance their relationships with each other and the community
  • Actively work to advance the community through advocacy on key issues
  • Provide a greater understanding and a broader perspective of key issues in Charleston
  • Increase the understanding of community needs and appreciation of the role community history plays in current decision-making

Join the ranks of our distinguished alumni! In the 38 years that the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce has sponsored Leadership Charleston, over 1,600 people have graduated from the program. These alumni have gone on to become business leaders, city council members, non-profit board members, community advocates, school board members and small business owners. As we look to the challenges ahead in 2013, make sure that you stay a part of the action!

Join the Leadership Charleston Alumni Organization Please note there are eligibility requirements for membership primarily that you must be a graduate of the Leadership Charleston program. If you have a question regarding your eligibility, please contact Jeremy Cauthen at 843.805.3075 for further information.

Membership – $100 (USD) Subscription period 1 year

Leadership Alumni Directory (Coming Soon)

The Directory of Alumni Members will help you keep in touch with both your classmates and other graduates with interests similar to yours. You can help keep our Alumni database current by notifying us of any updates to your contact info.


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