SIOUX FALLS – Members of the Sioux Falls Area Chamber of Commerce's successful Evan C. Nolte Leadership Sioux Falls program graduated Wednesday, May 1 – the 33rd class to do so. Jay Huizenga, General Manager of KELOLAND Media Group and graduate of the first class of Leadership Sioux Falls gave the keynote address.
The Sioux Falls Area Chamber of Commerce continues to sponsor this community development program designed to meet the need for active participation of informed and dedicated community leaders. Main objectives of the program are: to inform and motivate participants by providing information on community resources; to identify community issues and challenges; to interact with other community leaders; and to gain a sense of community trusteeship.
The quality of the participants is the true strength of the Leadership Sioux Falls program. They represent the public and private sectors and civic and community organizations in the Sioux Falls area. Nearly 1,000 people have graduated from Leadership Sioux Falls and gone on to serve the community and the region in a number of leadership positions. This year, 80 applications were received for Leadership Sioux Falls 33.
Graduates and their sponsors are:
|Katie Ashmore||MSH Architects|
|Justin Bentaas||Sioux Falls Area Chamber of Commerce|
|Dzenan Berberovic||Avera Health|
|Blake E. Crow CPA, MBT||Eide Bailly LLP|
|Craig Dewey||Minnehaha County|
|Kayla Eitreim||Junior Achievement of South Dakota|
|Sam Gotham||Morgan Stanley|
|Dustin Hansen||City of Sioux Falls|
|Jamie Hegge||Lawrence & Schiller|
|Joseph Hogue||Cutler Law Firm, LLP|
|Malia Holbeck||Avera McKennan Hospital & University Health Center|
|Megan K. Howard||Baird|
|Merlin Huff||Real Property Management|
|Megan Jansick||Sioux Falls Development Foundation|
|Jenna Jares||Click Rain|
|Alexis Konstant||Lloyd Companies|
|Lisa McElrath||Raven Industries|
|Matthew C. McMillen||Dorsey & Whitney Trust Company LLC|
|Joe Niewohner||Journey Group Companies|
|Anthony Pizer||Thrivent Financial|
|Abbie Ranschau||Dakotah Bank|
|Megan Raposa||Argus Leader|
|Justin Rey||Heritage Bank NA|
|Christina Riss||Sioux Empire United Way|
|Jeremy Roemen||American Bank & Trust|
|Addie Sanchez||Holmes Murphy|
|Carrie G. Sanderson||University of South Dakota|
|Erin Sanderson||Sanford Health Foundation|
|Amber R. Schwiesow||Midco|
|Brent Van Aartsen||Dakota State University|
|Amy Witt||Lutheran Social Services|
|Terra Zahn||Vern Eide Motorcars|
For more information on Leadership Sioux Falls, visit siouxfallschamber.com/leadership-sioux-falls.cfm.
The next class will begin in October 2019. Applications will be available at siouxfallschamber.com in early summer.
Sioux Falls Area Chamber of Commerce Mission:
As the leading Sioux Falls area business advocate, we represent our members by advancing and promoting the economic health and quality of life of the region.
Jennie Doyen, Marketing & Communications Director
(605) 373-2054 | firstname.lastname@example.org