This is the 18th 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.
Peyton Adams - 94.9 WDKB
Daveyon Bradley - Sundog
Jessica Brady - Family Service Agency
Earnell Brown III - Sir Donald Foundation
Melinda Cattell - DeKalb High School
Catherine Doederlein - Northern Illinois University
Katie Keenon - Northwestern Medicine
Lynnea Erickson Laskowski - Safe Passage
Dominique McIntyre - Opportunity House
Kirsti McNeece - Heartland Bank
Claudia Moreno - First Midwest Bank
Sara Myers - OC Creative
Pete Plauck - 3M
Brandon Pugh - Egyptian Theatre
Kelsey Rettke - Daily Chronicle
Holly Robisch - Home2 Suites by Hilton DeKalb
Alison Taylor - Tails Humane Society
Sheridan Threadgill - Kishwaukee United Way
Katie Watts - Adventure Works
Stephanie Weinberger - FNBO
Scott Zak - City of DeKalb
"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.