Leadership Southeast Georgia, a professional development and leadership program in 10 coastal counties, has chosen four Statesboro Leaders who will join 25 other business, professional and civic leaders to take part in its Class of 2022.

V. Sharon "Sharri" Edenfield Lindsey

V. Sharon “Sharri” Edenfield Lindsey, Bulloch County, Managing Partner, Edenfield Trial Law

Mandy Edwards

Mandy Edwards, Bulloch County, Owner and CEO, ME Marketing Services

Alisha Erves

Alish Erves, Georgia Southern Athletic Foundation, Assistant Director of Major Gifts 

Peyton Fuller

Peyton Fuller, Bulloch County, Senior Accountant, Bulloch County Board of Commissioners

These individuals, chosen for their dedication to improving our region through effective and inclusive leadership, represent a diverse set of backgrounds, skills and personalities across the 10-county southeast Georgia region of Bryan, Bulloch, Camden, Chatham, Effingham, Glynn, Liberty, Long, McIntosh and Screven counties.

The five-month leadership development program launches in February in Glynn and McIntosh Counties and continues through five, two- and three-day sessions concluding in early June with the Chatham County session. Class members are set on a course of ongoing personal and professional growth, building connections and learning collaboration skills that empower leaders to elevate the Southeast Georgia region.

“It’s so impressive to see yet another applicant pool with so much talent and dedication to our community. I expect this class to make a real impact,” said Jared Downs, Vice President of Governmental Affairs for the Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce and Visit Savannah, and the Chairman of LSEGA. “After overcoming the challenges our Class of 2021 faced with delays caused by pandemic restrictions, I believe LSEGA is stronger than ever. I expect this amazing group of people in the Class of 2022 to carry that determination and fortitude forward.”

The 29 Members of the Leadership Southeast Georgia Class of 2022 include:

About Leadership Southeast Georgia

Leadership Southeast Georgia is a five-month, region-wide program designed to equip, empower and connect community leaders to most effectively advance positive growth and improve the quality of life in the southeast Georgia region.

The executive board and program participants represent a variety of industries across Bryan, Bulloch, Camden, Chatham, Effingham, Glynn, Liberty, Long, McIntosh and Screven counties.

From February through June, the class spends two to three days a month traveling to surrounding counties exploring regional issues such as healthcare, education, natural resources, economic development and transportation.

For more information, visit http://www.lsega.com/.

Herschel DeWayne Grice is the founder of Grice Connect an online news and information company in Statesboro, Georgia. DeWayne has been active in the media for over three decades. He brings a unique insight...