Attention current and emerging leaders: The upcoming Business Leadership Academy of Tacoma-Pierce County, offering opportunities to develop leadership skills and connect with local change makers, is now accepting applications.

The Business Leadership Academy of Tacoma-Pierce County, which is sponsored by the Chamber and Pacific Lutheran University, begins Jan. 29, 2020, and continues with consecutive Wednesday afternoon sessions until March 20. The program concludes with an overnight retreat March 26 through 27, 2020 and a celebration luncheon on April 1, 2020.

The event is an opportunity for local leaders to engage with the business community while developing leadership skills, linking with a mentor, and interacting with exemplary leaders. Participants will be matched with a mentor who is an alumnus of the program or on the Chamber Board. Participants, with the assistance of their mentor, will build a personalized leader development plan, discuss how best to leverage their experience in the Academy, and plan for the future.

The priority deadline for all applicants is Jan. 23, 2020. Click here to learn more and to apply.