LEAD757 inspires proven leaders from across the region by providing unique avenues of cooperation, innovative problem solving and the development of lasting professional and civic relationships.

Signature Program

LEAD757 connects established and emerging leaders through a nine-month program to study the region’s key issues, build lifelong networks and develop innovative leadership strategies.

We bring together seasoned leaders from across Hampton Roads and provide unique avenues for cooperation, innovative problem solving and the development of lasting professional and civic relationships. Our program focuses leaders on key issues that impact Hampton Roads and its position in the state, the nation and the global economy. We support our leaders to act from a sense of well-being for the region to create a momentum for action through the extensive networking and collaboration across our region’s 17 communities.

LEAD757 has proven to help build and strengthen regional leadership through education, partnerships and networking across traditional boundaries for the purpose of improving the quality of life in greater Hampton Roads.

LEAD has a network of over 1,500 graduates from the greater Hampton Roads region, representing private, public, and non-profit sectors.

group of people in Lead757 Program

eXcel Leadership Academy

A summer program for high school students, eXcel provides behind-the-scenes tours and interactions with top business leaders. Students are introduced to the economic opportunities in Hampton Roads and the path to internships.

Join Us

At LEAD757, there’s an experience tailor-made for you.

Class of 2023 DATES

March 23 & 24 – Opening Retreat

Program Days

  • April 20
  • May 18
  • June 8
  • July 13
  • September 14
  • October 12

November 2 & 3 – Closing Retreat

November 29 – BRAVO!/Graduation

Strategic Partners

Thank You To Our Strategic Partners.

Optima Health logo
Sentara Logo
Dominion Energy logo
Towne Bank logo
Walmart logo
Truist logo
abnb logo
ADP logo
Atlantic Union Bank logo
Bank of America logo
BayPort logo
Bon Secours logo
Chartway logo
Chesapeake Regional Healthcare logo
Clark Nexsen logo
Cox communications logo
The Franklin Johnston Group logo
Geico logo
Goldkey PHR logo
Hampton Roads Workforce Council logo
Langley FCU logo
WTKR News logo
NSU logo
Old Dominion University logo
Old Point logo
Southern Bank logo
STIHL logo Orange
The Port of Virginia logo
Verizon logo
Virginia Media logo
Virginia Natural Gas logo
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