Registration for Leadership Asheville’s Annual Luncheon is now closed.
Information and details for the next annual celebration will be available in 2014.
CLICK HERE to view photos from the 2013 Luncheon!
Heath Shuler serves as senior vice president of federal affairs for Duke Energy Progress. He oversees Duke Energy’s Washington, D.C. office and is responsible for structuring and steering a successful government relations program for the company’s diverse businesses. In addition, Shuler works with national trade associations representing the electric, natural gas and nuclear energy industries.
Shuler previously served as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives for North Carolina’s 11th Congressional District. He served as chairman of the House Small Business Subcommittee on Rural and Urban Entrepreneurship during the 110th and 111th Congresses. Before being elected to Congress in 2007, he founded a real estate company in Eastern Tennessee that grew into one of the largest in the region. Prior to that, he played quarterback in the NFL.
Born and raised in North Carolina, Shuler earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology and played football at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville.
He currently serves on the board of directors of Friends of the Smokies, a nonprofit organization to help protect and maintain the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. He has served as a board member of the Boys and Girls Club of America and as a national spokesperson for CHARACTER COUNTS!, a character education program reaching youth through affiliated schools, agencies and organizations. Shuler has also served as member of the University of Tennessee Athletic Board.
Proudly Presenting the 2013 Leadership Asheville
Community Trustee Award!
Recipient: Allison Jordan
Executive Director, Children First / Communities In Schools of Buncombe County
We especially thank our 2013 Gold Sponsors
2013 LUNCHEON COMMITTEE:
Leisa Capps (LA 28), Chair
Eileen Hutchison (LA 28)
Laurie Moorhead (LA 31)