“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” —John Quincy Adams

The Chamber’s Lessons in Leadership program is an intimate dialogue regarding the role of leadership both within the board room and outside in the community. In this four part series, you will hear stories of professional and personal triumph from local Loudoun leaders who will reflect on the lessons they’ve learned and strategies they’ve employed to shaped their successes and their leadership roles.  

This unique and inspirational experience is designed to help you grow as a leader and to encourage you to inspire others to become leaders in our community.

2016 Events

We were proud to host a Lessons in Leadership with Washington Redskins Head Coach, Jay Gruden on Friday, June 24th. Joined by the legendary Larry Michaels, voice of the Washington Redskins, Jay discussed the key to his management style, his motivation techniques - getting the most out of people/employees – and his personal impression of Loudoun County as a place to live, work and play. Most importantly, Jay spoke about entering the 2016 seasons as Defending NFC East Champs! Read all about the event!

On July 8th, Eric Major, co-founder the spinal device company K2M  headlined the Loudoun County Chamber’s “Lessons in Leadership Series,” where he shared his experiences as an entrepreneur building a major medical device company from the ground up. He also discussed the valuable lessons that have helped him and his company become leaders in the $10 billion spinal device industry. Additionally, Eric shared his thoughts on why Loudoun County, specifically Leesburg, is still the best place to locate and continue the growth of his company. See Presentation Here!

We were proud to host Inova Center for Personalized Health’s new CEO, Todd Stottlemyer, who discussed how the Center plans to help each of us lead to longer, more happier healthier lives, but also share his insight into how personalized medicine can help foster significant economic opportunities for all of Northern Virginia.

On Thursday, May 19, 2016, we were proud to host one of Loudoun County’s Sheila Johnson, a remarkable entrepreneurs, community leaders and philanthropist for a special “Lesson in Leadership. Read all about the event!