Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce

Leadership Development

The Chamber encourages members to develop leadership skills by participating in intensive development programs ranging from Leadership Northern Kentucky to The Women's Initiative. The leadership development services at the Chamber bring diverse groups of individuals together to help understand complex issues facing regional leaders and explores opportunities, needs and resources. The Leadership Advisory Council oversees the Leadership Northern Kentucky and Regional Youth Leadership programs.

Leadership Advisory Council mission statement:
“The Leadership Advisory Council supports and sustains Northern Kentucky’s life-changing leadership programs through alumni engagement and community involvement.” 


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Leadership Northern Kentucky

Leadership Northern Kentucky has just celebrated thirty-five years of service to the region. LNK uses the community as a classroom to develop leaders to effectively serve the region. The nine-month program is designed to help a diverse group of potential, emerging and existing community leaders acquire an understanding of the strengths and challenges of the Northern Kentucky and Greater Cincinnati area and the skills necessary to motivate and engage others in collaborative efforts.

To see the current Leadership Northern Kentucky Class of 2016, click here.

Contact: Leisa Mulcahy

Leadership Northern Kentucky Alumni

The Alumni Committee provides LNK graduates opportunities to grow in their leadership experience and serve as a resource for community groups needing volunteers. The annual alumni dues provide the funding mechanism for LNK Scholarships.

To pay your Annual LNK Alumni Membership Dues, click here.

To see a detailed directory of participating Alumni, click here.

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Regional Youth Leadership

Regional Youth Leadership is a non-profit leadership development program for select high school juniors in the Northern Kentucky/Greater Cincinnati area. RYL is designed to motivate and empower youth to make a positive difference in our communities by developing a life dedicated to effective and compassionate leadership, selfless volunteerism and responsible citizenship. Community decision makers and leaders interact with the students to identify and develop their leadership skills, increase their awareness of the challenges, resources and opportunities in our region, encourage community service, explore various career paths and opportunities and help build a commitment to their future role and responsibility as community leaders. The outcome is an investment in our community's most important resource our future leaders.

To see the current Regional Youth Leadership Class of 2016, click here.

Interested in donating to support this program? Please click here.

Contact: Ann Marie Whelan
Program Director, Regional Youth Leadership


LEGACY is a premier organization for young professionals in Northern Kentucky and Greater Cincinnati with more than 300 members. This group offers a wide range of opportunities to connect with other young professionals between the ages of 21-40 in the Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Area. Employer and individual memberships are available. For more information, visit

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