Friday January 30, 2015 saw the start of our inaugural course - Leadership Development Series.We have 28 registered in all! The registrants were able to hear from ABC National President - Mike Bellaman, ABC Chapter President/CEO - Kate McCaslin, and Executive Vice President for Umpqua Bank - Ezra Eckhardt. The first class was simply put – awesome! The topics discussed: Leadership is the authentic expression of who you are in such a way that creates the conditions for others to achieve, an introduction to the book 7 Habits of Highly Effective People- along with the description and action of leadership, and also leadership principles and how they apply to people management. February 27, 2015 is the next class, and the topic: Personality Inventory and its effect on Leadership.