Leadership Beaufort Announces Class of 2011 Graduates

The Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the Leadership Beaufort Class of 2011:

Jim Amrhein – Self Employed, Financial Consultant

Eleanore Bednarsh – Freelance writer

Bob Bundy –   Property Manager, Bundy Appraisal & Management

Michael Burgess – PILAU Program Manager, Technical College of the Lowcountry

Karen Carroll – VP Pt Care Services/Chief Nursing office, Beaufort Memorial Hospital

B.J. Cozart – Dir of Property Mgmt, Atlantic Marine Corp Communities

George Dewhirst – Retired, US Navy

Melanie Gallion –  Career & Transfer Services Manager, Technical College of the Lowcountry

Alexis Garrobo – Admin Asst, Beaufort County Council

Katherine Ferguson – Attorney, Tupper, Grimsley & Dean, PA

Gene Green – Co-Owner, The Chocolate Tree

Ali Heavener – Sales Mgr/Broker in Charge, D.R. Horton

Beth Huston – MCCS Coordinator, Marine Corps Community Services

Rudy Kushnereit – CT Tech, Beaufort Memorial Hospital

Donna McLean – Executive Director, Beaufort Women’s Center

Martha O’Regan – Owner, Practitioner, Therapeutic Solutions

Ed Ricks – VP of Information Services, Beaufort Memorial Hospital

David Roos – Owner, Southern Sentry

Charles Sexton – Dir. Of Engineers, BJWSA

Gloria Singleton – Global Career Development Facilitator, Beaufort County School Dist

James Still – Training Officer, Burton Fire District

Chrystie Turner – Dir of Resource Services, United Way of the Lowcountry

Jesse Washington – Dir for School & Community Services, Bft Cty School District

Carlotta Ungaro – Former President, Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce


The Class of 2011 is the 26th Leadership Beaufort Class and met the first Friday of every month between October 2010 and April 2011, as well as an opening and ending retreat. Participants are educated on a variety of topics including history, environment, economy, public service, law, education and government.


Applications are being taken for the Class of 2012 until Friday, May 27th.  They may be obtained from the Chamber office or on the Chamber website at www.beaufortchamber.org


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