Leadership DeKalb gets new director

A DeKalb community group that looks to educate and connect people from various parts of the county has a new leader.

Maria Balais had run her own consulting group and managed the ING Corporate Foundation before being tapped to head Leadership DeKalb.

She replaces Sara Fountain, who served as director of the group for 11 years.

More information: www.leadershipdekalb.org.