Meet Our Team
Founded in 2003 by Dr. Tim Elmore, Growing Leaders is a non-profit organization which serves public schools, state universities, and civic organizations, as well as faith-based organizations and churches.
Our goal is to equip and mobilize one percent of the world’s population under the age of 25 (30 million students) to think and act like authentic, life-giving leaders. We do this by helping them discover their purpose, equipping them for leadership development and showing them how to use their gifts to serve the world around them.
Our team strives to ignite the leadership journey for students and their parents, coaches and teachers who shape their lives. Our staff, Board of Directors, and Speakers who are committed to developing young leaders who will transform society.
Founder and President
Tim began working with students in 1979 and his passion is still investing in the next generation. After working alongside best-selling leadership author John C. Maxwell for more than twenty-five years, he founded Growing Leaders in 2003 to focus solely on creating leadership training events and resources for emerging leaders. Tim is the author & creative visionary behind Habitudes: Images That Form Leadership Habits and Attitudes. Read more about Tim HERE.
Holly began her career as a nurse and went on to serve in an executive leadership position with a Fortune 200 pharmaceutical distribution company. She left her corporate position because of a desire to use her business skills in a non-profit setting. Prior to Growing Leaders, she was the Director of Communications for Eagle Ranch as well as the Vice President of Advancement for Mercy Ships where she was responsible for all of the organization’s communications and development work in the US.
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Director of Partnerships
Chloe graduated from Auburn University with a degree in Industrial Design. She had an opportunity to develop her leadership skills by working with Kanakuk Camps as both a staff member and a Leadership Institute participant. Chloe joined the Growing Leaders team as a Marketing Apprentice and we realized we didn’t want to let her go. She moved into the full-time position of Partnership Coordinator in the fall of 2009 and still uses her design skills on a number of special projects.
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Office Manager and Executive Assistant to Tim Elmore
Andrea provides administrative support for Tim and manages our office. After graduating from Oral Roberts University, Andrea worked in a key administrative role in a large church before moving into a management position with a small business in Tulsa, OK. She moved to Atlanta in 2008 and soon after joined the Growing Leaders team. Her gifts of organization and administration play a key role in all we do.
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Customer Relations Coordinator
Elise graduated from Palm Beach Atlantic University in 1998 with a degree in Communications. She joined the Growing Leaders Team in March 2011. Her career has been primarily focused on sales and events. She has a vibrant passion for life and for people and serving them well.
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Alysse graduated from The University of Georgia in 2012 with a degree in Communication Studies and a Certificate in Personal and Organizational Leadership. Her passion for student leadership began in high school with her membership in the Gwinnett Student Leadership Team. While at UGA, she served as Executive Director of UGA HEROs, an organization that raises funds for children in Georgia affected by HIV. She joined the Growing Leaders team as a summer intern in 2011 and we are pleased to have her back full-time.
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Doug began his career as a high school Math teacher after graduating from the University of Georgia. He transitioned into Accounting at Georgia State University after teaching for three years. He earned his CPA certificate in February 1999 while he was working in the Finance Department with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia. Doug started his own CPA practice in 2002 and is currently a partner in Stewart, Kizzar and Brockelbank, LLC. He has been working with Growing Leaders for the past three years.