12@12 is a benefit for our paid members only.

Eight times a year Leadership Buffalo will host a small, intimate lunch with a prominent leader from the community. Each lunch will be held in our building located at 500 Seneca Street, Buffalo, 14204.

IMPORTANT: Only the first 12 members to register will receive a seat at the table.

You will receive a confirmation email the Friday before with lunch details.

There is no cost to our paid members to attend the 12@12!

September 11th Lunch with featured guest Stephen Tucker

***If the event is full, please email Melissa to be added to the waiting list.

 (Registration limited to one per person.)


Stephen Tucker is the inaugural President & CEO of Northland Workforce Training Center and is responsible for the management, oversight and day-to-day operations of the new 90,000 square-foot facility focused on training and preparing Western New Yorkers for careers in advanced manufacturing and clean energy. Mr. Tucker, a veteran of the United States Air Force, also previously served as the assistant executive director for Partners for a Competitive Workforce, and as the vice-president of workforce development with the Urban League of Greater Cincinnati.

His educational achievements include an MBA from Indiana Wesleyan University, a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Criminal Justice from Wilberforce University and an Associate Degree in Business Administration from the University of Cincinnati. Mr. Tucker is a 2008 graduate of the Urban League’s African American Leadership Development Program, the 2009 recipient of the State of Ohio Martin Luther King Jr. Award for Economic Opportunity, a 2010 YMCA Black & Latino Achiever, and a graduate of National Urban League’s Emerging Leaders Program. Stephen is also a Murano Fellow as a graduate of Aspen Institutes’ Sector Skills Academy and has held adjunct business professor positions with Central State University and Cincinnati State.