Transformational Leadership Development Series

This six-part series will explore the attributes of strong leaders in corporations and organizations in San Antonio.  This educational program utilizes concepts from the leading business experts to help current and aspiring leaders unleash the potential in themselves and others, and cultivate high-performing teams and organizations. The purpose of the Transformational Leadership Development Series (TLD) is to help leaders and future leaders in our community to identify and develop executive-level leadership skills such as:

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Making productive contributions through a combination of strengths, knowledge, skills and effective work habits

Contributing individual capabilities to the achievement of group objectives and working effectively with others in a group setting

Organizing people and resources toward the effective and efficient pursuit of predetermined objectives

Being a catalyst to commitment and vigorous pursuit of a clear and compelling vision, stimulating higher performance standards

Building enduring greatness through a blend of personal humility and professional will

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What to Expect

The Transformational Leadership Development Series will consist of five morning sessions, with breakfast, and a final session scheduled in the afternoon, focusing on specific skills and knowledge exemplified by leaders in highly successful companies.  The participants will also be introduced to San Antonio leaders who have excelled in moving their companies forward and who are held in high regard by the San Antonio community for their leadership contributions in and outside the business world.

Program Schedule

All TLD sessions are currently on hold until further notice due to COVID-19. 

Schedule revisions will be sent to participants as soon as they are available.

  • JAN 30
    “Ethical Leadership in Corporations” – Expert Speaker, Lee Cusenbary, Gen. Counsel and Chief Legal Officer, Mission Pharmacal*
  • FEB 20
    “Personal & Professional”
    Expert Speaker, Dr. Keely Petty, author, pastor, teach and international speaker
  • FEB 20
    Spotlight Speaker – Ambassador Cecilia Herrera, Special Projects Coordinator for the University of the Incarnate Word Ettling Center for Civic Leadership
  • MAR 19
    “Getting and Keeping a Balance” – Expert Speaker, Marisol Weymouth & Yorka Velasco-Caballero, Founders, iEmpower

  • APR 16
    “Crucial Conversations” – Expert Speaker, Gloria Paloma, ESC 20
  • APR 16
    Spotlight Speaker – Erika Prosper Nirenberg, First Lady of SA & Director of Customer Insights, H-E-B*
  • MAY 28
    “Multi-Generational Leadership” – Expert Speaker, Dr. Tom Cleary, Vice Chancellor, Alamo Colleges
  • MAY 28
    Spotlight Speaker – Paula Gold-Williams, President/CEO, CPS Energy*
  • JUN 18
    “Behavioral Styles & Team Building” – Expert Speaker, Betty Burks, Consultant to Boards & City Councils/Commissions (Note: This is a late-lunch session, 1:00pm – 4:45pm with an Alumni Mixer following  from 5:00pm – 6:30pm).

Applications for our 2020 Transformational Leadership Development Series is closed.

Application for the 2021 Series will open up Fall 2020.