This is the 17th 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. 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.
Erin Arnold - First National Bank
Dana Baars - Dana's Day Spa
Tamara Boston - Northern Illinois University
Chrystal Ciodyk - Crystal Clinic
Alejandra Garcia - Northwestern Medicine
Shaylee Hester - Opportunity House
Brittani Holliday - First Midwest Bank
Vaughn Jones - Sundog IT
Kelli Krause - Siepert
Leslie Latimer - OC Creative
Dustin Miller - Thrivent Financial
Katrina Milton - Daily Chronicle
Beritzabet Mishler - Northern IL Federal Credit Union
Lisa Rinker - Redeemed Office
Luis Santos-Rivas - Northern Illinois University
Neal Schau - 3M
Gretchen Sprinkle - Kishwaukee United Way
Kristin Sulaver-Diedrich - Heartland Bank & Trust
Taylor Tallitsch - Voluntary Action Center
Edward Valdez - Crum Halsted
"To serve and advance business interests of the Greater DeKalb Region"
The DeKalb Chamber of Commerce is recognized as the resource businesses rely on to connect and thrive.