February 5, 2020 – Nashville, Tenn  Anna-Vija McClain, Speaker, Coach, and CEO of Piccolo Marketing, has been elected to the board of directors for Nashville Emerging Leaders. NEL is regarded as the premier organization dedicated to developing and molding the young emergent leaders in the Nashville community. 

Nashville Emerging Leaders (NEL) is an 11-week leadership training program designed for young professionals in Nashville. Each year, approximately 30 individuals are chosen through a rigorous selection process. NEL members participate in a series of weekly sessions facilitated by Strategy and Leadership. These weekly sessions feature interactive exercises, issue exploration, self-assessments, community participation, group projects and in-depth discussions with Middle Tennessee’s top community and business leaders. 

When asked of her recent appointment to the board, McClain, who graduated from NEL’s 11-week leadership training program designed for young professionals in Nashville in November, said, “I am very honored to be asked to be on the board of directors for the NEL. I had a great time getting to know my classmates in the program and see the amazing things they are doing in Nashville and the community. This is such an amazing program, and I am so excited to continue to be a part of it as a board member.”

McClain is an active member of the Nashville community through numerous charities, Boards, and volunteer efforts. She currently serves on the Board for the TN Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence, is a Chairwoman for the American Cancer Society Discovery Ball, and serves as the Executive in Residence for the Vanderbilt Women in Business program. Her other notable accomplishments include being the youngest mentor at SCORE Nashville, a non-profit offering volunteer coaching to entrepreneurs, and a 2019 Finalist for the Nashville Emerging Leader Chamber of Commerce Award.

McClain is also the CEO of Piccolo Marketing, a company that provides the outsourced services and client care of an experienced marketing department, customized to your current projects and budgets. Find out more about Piccolo Marketing services at piccolomarketing.com or give them a call at 615-348-7768.

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