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Lake Norman Living to Lead Leadership Conference

2018 Leadership Conference

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Wednesday, March 7th 9:30 am – 12:30  pm

VIP Program 12:45 pm – 2:00 pm

Grace Covenant Church

17301 Statesville Rd, Cornelius



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    Official Media Sponsor                                                       Official Lunch Sponsor

Lake Norman Publications                                        Randy Marion Family 


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The Lake Norman Chamber is pleased to present the lake’s first “Living to Lead to Leadership Conference” emceed by Grace Covenant Church Pastor Farrell Lemings and including several of the lake region’s leading business and community leaders: John Maxwell Trainers and Business Coaches Dave Ferguson and Titus Bartolotta, Communications Consultant Heidi Hansen, and Chamber CEO Bill Russell.

$30 includes a continental breakfast and registration to the conference.  9:30 to 12:30

$50 VIP includes the conference and breakfast, lunch, and a panel discussion of our speakers on leadership dynamics and community involvement.  9:30 to 2:00 pm

Don’t miss this outstanding leadership event! Register today at or call 704-892-1922 for more information.


About our Speakers:


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Grace Covenant Church Pastor Ferrell Lemings will emcee the 2018 Lake Norman Living to Lead Leadership Conference. Farrell is a former Grace Covenant Church associate pastor who returned in 1995 from Texas following a 2½-year pastoral appointment. At the time, an average of 300 people participated in two-morning worship services. Today, he is blessed to serve as Lead Pastor of a congregation with more than 2,400 in average weekly worship attendance and a broader church family of 4,000 or more. 

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 "Servant Leadership"

Titus Bartolotta is an exception to the rule.  Where many are negatively affected by challenge and struggle, this individual has been refined by it.  Today this Entrepreneur, Community Leader, Writer, Pastor, and Philanthropist, has had his work recognized nationally.  With years of sales, leadership, and marketing experience along with being a certified John Maxwell coach, teacher, and speaker, Titus uses his life story, and business experience to add value to the lives he touches. 


Heidi Hansen


"Effective Communication in the Workplace"

Heidi Hansen is the Living to Lead Communications Coach, Trainer & Speaker. Over the past two decades, Heidi has built a distinguished reputation for empowering individuals to exceed their performance expectations by embracing their sales, supervisory, and management communication skills. Heidi offers a unique program set for improving interpersonal skills tailored for introverts in middle and executive management. She is a multi-lingual, with over two decades of corporate training and adult education experience, specializing in developing face-to-face networking and facilitating career growth for business professionals. 

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"Service to Humanity is the Best Work of Life!"

Bill Russell, President & CEO of the Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce has led the chamber since 1996. The chamber has grown from a 300 member organization to approximately 1,000 members today and was recognized in 2015 as The Most Outstanding Chamber in North & South Carolina by CACCE.  He is the Past President of the United States Jaycees and Treasurer of Junior Chamber International and in 1997 received The Order of the Palmetto – the highest honor bestowed on a South Carolina citizen for their public and community service.


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"The Leadership Ladder"

Dave Ferguson is an internationally respected executive coach, speaker, and author, in the areas of leadership, sales, and personal development. In his signature direct, yet highly connective style, Dave helps business owners, executives, top management leaders, and political leaders transform how they communicate, connect, and grow in their leadership roles. Prior to launching his coaching and speaking business in 2006, Dave had 21 years of corporate leadership experience. During this time, he engaged his no-nonsense leadership approach to coach, mentor, and develop leaders at all levels. Dave will challenge your team to make intentional choices that leverage their professional development, inspire them to become better leaders, and demonstrate ways they can cultivate and apply their skills.





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