Main Street Leadership Lessons for the C-Suite

Thursday, July 14, 2016
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM ET
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Deke CopenhaverDeke Copenhaver served for nine years as mayor of the City of Augusta, Georgia, and has also held leadership positions in the private and non-profit sectors. Through his efforts, Deke was recognized by Georgia Trend Magazine as one of the 100 Most Influential Georgians seven times during his administration.

Disrupting politics as usual and applying a decidedly businesslike approach to local government helped Deke win three elections by an average of 64% of the vote, while at the same time helping to create thousands of new jobs and a sense of hope and optimism for local citizens during the midst of the Great Recession.

In this Master Class session, Deke will share his unique perspective on how Main Street Leadership Lessons can be applied in the C-Suite to maximize organizational leadership and performance. Topics Deke will address include:
  • The City as StartUp: lessons for today's business leader
  • How to develop a powerful "We First" mentality in organizations at all levels
  • Overcoming the challenges of leading during adversity, and much more
Don't miss this remarkable session led by an extraordinary leader.

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Host: Deke Copenhaver
Date: Thursday, July 14, 2016
Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM ET
Place: Your PC at Home or Work

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About the Presenter:

Deke Copenhaver currently serves as Principal of Copenhaver Consulting, LLC. Prior to this venture Deke was elected Mayor of Augusta, Georgia in 2005, 2006 and 2010 with an average voting percentage of 64%. Deke's careers prior to becoming mayor include banking, real estate and development and non-profit management.

With a strong track record of achievement while in office Deke has spoken at many national conferences on topics including city design, economic development, healthcare, veteran's issues and the non-profit industry.

Deke has been recognized as one of Georgia Trend Magazine's "100 Most Influential Georgians" seven times. Southern Living Magazine named Deke as one of their "Heroes of the New South" for his passionate work in revitalizing Augusta's historic inner-city African American neighborhoods. In 2010, he was awarded the "Exemplary Service for Community Unity" award by the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Committee. Mr. Copenhaver was the 2013 recipient of the Robert F. Cocklin Award presented by the Third Region of the Association of the United States Army for his exceptional support of AUSA, our nation's military and their families. In 2014 the Greater Augusta Arts Council recognized Deke with the President's Award for his support of and commitment to the arts.

During his final re-election campaign in 2010, Deke became the first American mayor to complete all three legs of a sanctioned Ironman event and has subsequently completed four more Ironman 70.3's.

Deke Copenhaver earned a B.A. in Political Science from Augusta College and is a graduate of Leadership Georgia and the Mayor's Institute on City Design.


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Deadline is July 13, 2016
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