Posted 12/7/23


A group of the state's rising decision-makers were chosen to represent Leadership Tennessee NEXT, a "trailblazing program" committed to nurturing emerging leaders. The class was announced Wednesday.

An initiative of Leadership Tennessee, Leadership Tennessee NEXT empowers the state’s early and mid-career professionals, providing them with unparalleled personal and professional development opportunities while deepening their understanding of the state, its assets, and opportunities.

Leadership Tennessee NEXT Class VIII comprises 30 rising professionals chosen for their diverse representation of the state's regions and industries.

The program spans four sessions across various regions of the state, including Paris Landing, Chattanooga, Memphis and Nashville, and is designed to foster the growth of participants' professional skills and facilitate connections from a cross-sector and cross-region network of state leaders.

One of those chosen for the class is from Giles County…Evan Beech, Vice Chancellor of Advancement, University of Tennessee Southern.