Transactional Attorney, Michael Kelly graduates from 2019 Business Leadership Academy

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The staff would like to recognize and congratulate Transactional Attorney, Michael Kelly, on his graduation from the Business Leadership Academy with the Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber and Pacific Lutheran University. This was the 41st cohort to participate in this program.

Please see the following press release from Tom Pierson, President and CEO of Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber:

"Michael Kelly, Attorney at Law at Phillips Burgess, PLLC, graduated with the 41st Business Leadership Academy cohort at a ceremony held on April 3, 2019.

“The class of 2019 was a delight to be with as we examined leadership concepts and explored the many ways to be an effective and inspiring leader. With their professionalism, diligence, and thoughtful care, they are sure to make a difference in our community,” said Dr. Catherine Pratt, Faculty Director at Pacific Lutheran University.

Tom Pierson, President and CEO of the Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber and co-director of the Leadership Academy with Dr. Pratt, agreed, “I am honored to have spent time with the leaders who are graduating from the Business Leadership Academy this week, they are changing the world – starting here in the South Sound!”

The Business Leadership Academy of Tacoma-Pierce County, founded in 1971 and sponsored by the Tacoma Pierce County Chamber and Pacific Lutheran University, offers an opportunity for current and emerging leaders to engage with the business community, explore leadership applications, learn from leaders and visit organizations that make an impact on our community, assess individual strengths, and reflect on opportunities for growth.

The next Business Leadership Academy begins January 29, 2020. Applications will be available soon at"

Stacey Tuesta