Young Leaders Council is thrilled to welcome Lisa Clark Shacklett as our new executive director, replacing Diane L Hayes who stepped down earlier this year after close to 24 years leading YLC through substantial growth. A native Nashvillian, Lisa was previously a senior consultant with Hayde & Co. and will continue operating The Wedding Plate, a vintage china and glassware rental boutique serving the wedding and events industry in Middle Tennessee and beyond. Lisa spent 11 years in various roles at Lipscomb University. During her tenure as assistant dean in the College of Business, she was responsible for a 420 percent graduate business enrollment increase and became an avid Young Leaders Council supporter. Active in Tennessee Wedding and Event Specialists Association, National Association of Catering Executives, Cable, and Best Buddies Tennessee, she was an inaugural board member of the National Association of Women MBA’s Tennessee chapter and recognized as a 2014 Nashville Business Journal Woman of Influence. Lisa earned a BS and MBA from Lipscomb University and is certified as a Predictive Index practitioner.