Matt Webster to serve as class mentor to Leadership Gainesville 43April 9th, 2016 by gainesvillechamber
Leadership Gainesville, now in its 43rd year, is a ten-month community leadership program designed to identify and develop leadership skills through a combination of in-depth issue seminars and regional issues exposure program. For the first time, the Chamber has appointed a class mentor—CPPI Executive Vice President Matthew “Matt” Webster, GGP, LEED AP BD+C—to guide and represent the program through the 2016-2017 class year. Matt is a 1995 graduate of the University Of Florida M.E. Rinker School Of Construction Management. He was in Army ROTC and was commissioned a 2LT prior to graduation. After four years as a combat engineer and two tours overseas, he decided to separate from the Army.
Matt returned to Gainesville and started working for Charles Perry Construction in 1999. In 2011, Charles Perry Construction merged with PPI Construction Management to become Charles Perry Partners, Inc. From 1999 to present, Matt has continued to work for Charles Perry Partners Inc. and is now Executive Vice President.
Enrollment & Nomination Process
There are only 50 participant slots available for people who hold mid-level management positions, or business owners, and have been identified as having high potential for an executive, business, or community leadership role.
The program begins in August of each calendar year. The investment for participation is $1,600 which must be paid in full by June 30, 2016 to guarantee a spot in this year’s class.
August 5 – Opening Reception
August 6 – SIMSOC
August 11 – Your Leadership Style
September 8 – Policy for Everyday People
October 13 – Medical Matters
November 10 – Training Tomorrow’s Talent
December 8 – Human Needs and Equity Day
January 14 – One Community
February 9 – “I Didn’t Know That”
March 9 – Day in the Swamp
April 13 – Gainesville in a Global Economy
May 11 – Leading Among Leaders
May 19 – LG43 Graduation
For more information on Leadership Gainesville, or to be considered for a future class, please contact Joe Johnson at (352) 334-7120.