The Reno Chamber of Commerce PACE Leadership is an annual program with a maximum of 24 participants that is led by Jeffrey Benjamin of Breakthrough Training.

The focus of the program is developing personal leadership skills that enable participants to better lead effective teams through mastery of communication skills.

The leadership series also allocates time during the program to better understand ways to get involved in the community, how to interface with media outlets, and how to interact with local, state and national government.

Enrolled in the 2014 PACE Leadership program: Natalie Arias, Disability Resources; Katrina Bailey, Sierra Air; Eldon Buckley, National Career Skills Institute; Robert Charpentier, Truckee Meadows Water Authority; Chris Coclich, Boys & Girls Club of Truckee Meadows; Sarah Davis, Wells Fargo Bank; Lael Eckman, Community Services Agency; Jon Fotoohi, Wells Fargo Bank; Charles Geffert, Reno Custom Crating; Katie Grimm, Saint Mary’s Hospital; Cristal Herrera Renown Health; Hetty Hu, Forbush & Associates; Mark Huntley, Sierra Nevada Job Corps; Jennifer Jochim, Greater Nevada Credit Union; Joel Lacuesta, Wells Fargo Bank; Megan Lenzora, Peppermill Resort; Maureen Moffit, Wells Fargo Bank; Sheri Nill, Saint Mary’s Hospital; Laurie Pettyjohn, The Chamber; Nick Shulte, Baldinis Casino; Todd Upton, Sierra Air; Andrew Werth, Benefit Resource Group; Jazmin, Wright, Saint Mary’s Hospital.