An introduction to the community and its issues, dynamics, and leaders.
An opportunity to meet a new group of people and network.
An understanding of the value of collaboration and cooperation among people and organizations.
Opportunities to explore the leadership qualities, philosophies, and approaches.
What Graduates Are Saying
“I graduated from the LBC program in the 2013 class and I truly realized how great our community is. LBC really opened my eyes to how much everyone contributes at all levels to separate us from other communities with similar size. I feel proud to be an LBC alumni and part of this great community.”Vince MooreBusiness Owner at Allstate Insurance
“I really enjoyed my LBC experience, and am so glad I made time to take the course. I learned a lot about the Columbus Community, a lot about different leadership styles, but especially a lot about myself! I'd highly recommend this course to anyone looking to better themselves as both a co-worker and citizen.”Dr. Mandy WyantDoctor and Business Owner at Family Chiropractic and Wellness
“LBC provides an opportunity to interact with professionals outside of your field of business. The program allows insight into our community and engages you to truly participate in making Columbus the Unexpected and Unforgettable community that we all love.”Brian PayneAirport Director at Columbus Municipal Airport
“I can credit my connection to the Columbus community to three main organizations one of them being Leadership Bartholomew County. LBC taught me how to succeed in the community and become the type of person that takes on challenges and gives back to the community. LBC also introduced me to the rich history of Columbus and the individuals responsible for it's unique and successful heritage.”Roy IceCertified Public Accountant, Kemper CPA Group