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Leadership Rome (LR) is Rome/Floyd County’s signature leadership program offered through the Rome Floyd Chamber. Leadership Rome is a skills-building program that aims to develop emerging community leaders while providing an educational experience emphasizing social and community awareness. Upon completion of the program, Leadership Rome participants will walk away with the knowledge and skills to focus their talents on the best service to the Rome/Floyd County community.

Leadership Rome Mission

LR’s mission is to develop the leadership skills of current and emerging community leaders by providing diverse opportunities for professional development, education, community involvement, and networking.

Leadership Rome Curriculum

Throughout the 10-month program, Leadership Rome participants must attend (attendance is strictly enforced) and complete a required retreat, nine monthly sessions, a collaborative class project, and a variety of enrichment activities all designed to educate them on critical issues facing the community while also providing opportunities for deeper involvement in and around the Rome/Floyd community. During the program, participants can expect to:

■ Develop and fine-tune leadership skills

■ Enhance knowledge of the Rome/Floyd community through educational hands-on experiences and exclusive interactions with community decision-makers

■ Gain valuable insight into critical issues facing the community and learn how to get involved to make a difference

■ Build a lasting network of civic-minded leaders

To learn more about this Chamber Member program, reach out to Eric Collins at

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Leadership Rome 2021-2022

Who should apply?

Leadership Rome is for anyone wanting to learn about and get more involved in the Rome/Floyd community. Class members are selected based on community involvement, capacity for leadership, commitment to improving Rome/Floyd, and an interest in enhancing their leadership skills. * must be a chamber member

There is an application process. Please reach out to the chamber to learn more. 


Thank you to our sponsors!

Gold Sponsor:

Berry College - Campbell School of Business - MBA Program

Seven Hills Rotary


Supporting Sponsor:

Ford, Gittings & Kane Jewelers