Mayor Brian Loughmiller was honored by the Association of Leadership Professionals with the Distinguished Leadership Award. Nominated by the McKinney Chamber, he was presented with his award at the Chamber’s quarterly luncheon this month at Eldorado Country Club. One of a select few, Mayor Loughmiller joins eighteen other recipients from across the nation.
This award is designed to recognize exceptional community leadership program graduates. Recipients have made significant and notable contributions for the betterment of their communities, and they exemplify the spirit and goals for civic engagement and trusteeship.
Pictured: Mayor Brian Loughmiller with his wife, Donna
During his acceptance speech, Mayor Loughmiller said he felt fortunate to work with a great team of city council members and city staff. Struggling his to hold his emotions in check, the Mayor thanked his wife, Donna, for her love and support.
“I couldn’t do what I do without you,” Loughmiller said addressing his wife who attended the lucheon.
Mayor Loughmiller graduated from Leadership McKinney in 1999 and was elected as Mayor in 2009. He works diligently to enhance McKinney’s quality of life so its citizens can feel a unique sense of place, and his leadership style has continued to evolve as open, inclusive and objective. His specific efforts and outreach have increased collaboration and positive impacts for not only our community but for the region as a whole. His long-term vision is positioning McKinney – one of the fastest-growing cities in America – to become a world class innovation global community.