• Inspiring Leaders

Who We Are

Leadership Germantown is a non-profit organization that works to build a better community one leader at a time. Germantown, Tennessee is a thriving and award winning community whose citizens, business community and government join together to create an even better place to live, work and play.

The future of any city is directly tied to the quality of its leadership and since 1995, Leadership Germantown has motivated, inspired and enabled hundreds of individuals to become more engaged in the civic leadership of our community and state.

Our graduates are prominent in area businesses, homeowners’ associations, church and philanthropy, and hold positions as elected and appointed officials in city, county and state.

Our Mission

Leadership Germantown develops and engages individuals through a program of orientation and exposure to community issues, and provides a framework for meeting future leadership opportunities.


The future of Germantown is directly tied to the quality of its leadership. Leadership Germantown was launched in 1996 by the City of Germantown and the Germantown Area Chamber of Commerce in order to identify and prepare community leaders. Leadership Germantown continues to contribute strongly to the community by fulfilling its stated mission.
Our Goals are:

  • To expand the pool of knowledgeable and prepared individuals for community involvement;
  • To create greater awareness of community issues and participation in their solutions; and
  • To understand more clearly the economic and social opportunities for growth in Germantown.

In short, Leadership Germantown is Building a Better Community, One Leader at a Time.