Leadership & Professional Development Council

FOCUS: The Leadership & Professional Development Council offers specialized and advanced leadership and professional development to encourage and support our community’s leaders. This Council promotes leadership cultivation designed to assist business people in building professional connections and acquiring cutting-edge thinking and best practices.

Council Chair


Jason Puchot
RCK Architects

About the Chair:


CULTIVATE leadership skills in the Leadership Lab series, an award-winning and innovative approach to leadership development targeted to San Antonio’s up-and-coming business leaders from the corporate, non-profit and small business environments. This nine-month training program is based on the most current thinking, research and best practices in leadership development focusing on five core elements including: professional performance, leadership, management, community service and self-awareness.


Leadership Lab Chair






Leamon Anderson
San Antonio River Authority

About the Chair:


About the Program: Leadership Lab is an award-winning, nine-month leadership development program designed to bring the most current leadership development principles, research and best-practices to its participants. It focuses on 5 core elements of professional performance, leadership, management, community service and self-awareness. Participants are immersed in the program which includes self-assessments for understanding their leadership style and skills, developing a Career Strategy Plan aligned with developmental goals and receive one-on-one career coaching. This transformational leadership program is specifically designed to provide North SA Chamber members a learning environment outside of their organization to develop their future leaders and connect them with the community to develop beneficial business relationships.



Leadership Lab Alumni Association President





Kelley Butler
Frame Gallery

About the Program: The Leadership Lab Alumni Association is an unincorporated affiliate of the North San Antonio Chamber of Commerce and serves the alumni of the North SA Chamber Leadership Lab program by supporting and fostering the relationships developed by participation in Lab; providing alumni ongoing opportunities for leadership development and the establishment of new business and personal relationships; providing support and resources to Lab participants and to Association members; enhancing the image and visibility of Lab and alumni in the community; and marketing association members to other business members of the Chamber.


Learn more about Leadership Lab program

  • Leadership Lab Program Brochure & Application
  • Leadership Lab Alumni Class Rolls
  • Leadership Lab Alumni Board of Directors

Learn more about Innovative Leadership program

  • Innovative Leadership Program Brochure
  • Innovative Leadership Application (download/save and fill out using Adobe Reader)