Leadership Bowling Green

Leadership Bowling Green is a leadership development program coordinated by the Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce. The program, which began in 1985, involves seven day- sessions and two overnight retreats.The program begins in March with orientation and ends in November with graduation. 

Applications become available the 1st week of December and are due by the end of January. After applications are submitted, 32 individuals are then chosen each year to participate in Leadership Bowling Green. During the nine sessions, the class studies the community's strengths and challenges through lectures, discussions, tours and role-playing activities. The goal is to gain a wide knowledge about Bowling Green through an overview of a variety of community functions.

All materials, meals and lodging are included in the $1,500 tuition fee.

Application for the 2020 Leadership Bowling Green program is available now CLICK HERE TO APPLY!



Class Participation | $1,500
Orientation and welcome reception

Two all-inclusive overnight retreats
Seven day-sessions with meals


2019 Leadership Bowling Green Class

Robin Amonett, Stewart-Richey Construction

Heather Armstrong, BB&T

Ashley Badgett  , Hancock Bank & Trust Company

Timothy Bridgeman, Bell, Orr, Ayers & Moore, PSC

Molly Brown, Olde Towne Apartments

Jessica Carver, College Heights Foundation

Katie Celinski, Lost River Cave

Emily Cosby, Center for Courageous Kids

Will Daniels, NASCO

Justin Duncan, Harlin Parker

Lisa Fisher, Fort Knox Federal Credit Union

Justin Gearlds, Gearlds Transportation

Will Geer, Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC

PJ Gibbs, ARGI Financial Group

Stacey Gish, WKU Gordon Ford College of Business

Michael Hendrix, SE Engineering

Hayley Kruth, Ment Cowork

Suzanne Johnson, Tri-Star Greenview Regional Hospital

Michelle Keith, American Bank & Trust Company

Rachel Kirby, Crowd South

Christopher Lauth, Community Education

Nathan Lee, US Bank

Patrick  Maloney, Med Center Health

Jonathan McElroy, German American Bank

Betty McGuire, SKyPAC

Nolan Miles, Barbara Stewart Interiors

Sherry Murphy, Bowling Green Area Convention & Visitors Bureau

Matt Smith, BGMU

J.A. Sowell, English, Lucas, Priest and Owsley, LLP

Bryan Tillery, Warren County Water District

India Unseld, Guarantee Pest Control

Mike Wilson, Warren County Public Schools