Leadership Academy

DeKalb Chamber of Commerce Leadership Academy

2016 - 2017 DeKalb Leadership Academy Application

2016-17 Leadership Academy Confidential Recommendation Form

DeKalb Leadership Academy Benefits & Curriculum


DeKalb Chamber Leadership Class Graduates

This is the twelveth class of the DeKalb Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Academy. Maximizing employee potential and encouraging active participation in business and the community are among the goals of the DeKalb Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Academy.

The members of the 2015-16 class are: Kimberly Barrios - Kimberly Barrios Agency of American Family Ins., Casey Cochran - Frontier Communications, Tammy Farrell - KishHealth System, Cindy Green-Deutsch - TCF Bank, Jill Hansen - Kishwaukee College, Patty Hoppenstedt - City of DeKalb, James Horne - DeKalb High School, Billy Hueramo - Littlejohn Elementary School, Dan Kapper - OC Imageworks, Jessica Magana - The Foster & Buick Law Group, LLC, LaToya Marz - City of DeKalb, Jeff McMaster - City of DeKalb, Roxanne Nuttall - Elder Care Services of DeKalb Co., Amonaquenette Parker - Huntley Middle School, Sheree Pinto - KishHealth System, Nikki Rice - Banner Up Signs, Brett Rowland - Daily Chronicle, Leslie Scidmore  - Siepert & Co., LLP , Abby Sipes – First National Bank, Tim Smith - 3M, Steven Torres-Roman - DeKalb Public Library, Anastasia Tsiagalis – First Midwest Bank.



Course topics include: conflict management and negotiating skills, personal leadership styles, public speaking, leveraging technology in business, area government, non-profits, education and healthcare agencies work, and local employment.




The DeKalb Chamber of Commerce invites all businesses, individuals and organizations to belong to our voluntary membership organization. Align yourself with other DeKalb Area business leaders and citizens who are investing their time, energy and money to strengthen our community and business environment.

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DeKalb Chamber of Commerce
164 East Lincoln Highway / DeKalb, IL 60115
phone: (815) 756-6306 / fax: (815) 756-5164 / email
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