About LEAD Hampton Roads

Celebrating 29 years of developing leaders, LEAD Hampton Roads is the oldest and largest community leadership organization in Hampton Roads and one of the oldest and largest in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Together with an expansive network of distinguished alumni, LEAD Hampton Roads continues our proud tradition of connecting, inspiring and motivating leaders capable of strengthening the region’s prosperity and our place in the Commonwealth.

LEAD Hampton Roads has a network of over 1,300 graduates from the greater Hampton Roads region, representing the private, public and nonprofit sectors. Our proactive leaders make substantive, positive changes throughout our region and beyond.



LEAD Hampton Roads connects, challenges, and inspires regional leaders to serve as catalysts for our world-class community.



LEAD Hampton Roads will develop a community of diverse and unified leaders  characterized by passion, integrity and commitment to drive the growth and prosperity of the region.