Catalyst 100 is a collaborative effort between Leadership Tyler, the City of Tyler, Smith County, the Tyler Area Chamber of Commerce and the Tyler Economic Development Council. The purpose of the program is to further equip and develop community leaders in the Tyler area by providing a forum:


  • for networking
  • to provide and receive leadership mentoring
  • for discussing current issues and matters that might have significant impact on the community


While the development of this program and the Executive Committee is representative of the entities mentioned, the program is operated and run by Leadership Tyler.

Can I apply to join Catalyst 100?

No, Catalyst 100 participants are selected by committee.

Do I have to be a graduate of a Leadership Tyler program to participate?

No, although this is a Leadership Tyler program, Catalyst 100 participants include members of the community, both LT and non-LT grads alike.