• September 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 18, 2019

Leadership Sioux Falls names participants of its 34th class

SIOUX FALLS – Thirty-two individuals have been selected to comprise the 34th class of the Evan C. Nolte Leadership Sioux Falls program. Class participants, who represent a variety of businesses, industries and non-profit agencies, will spend the next eight months learning about our community and honing their personal leadership skills.

A signature program of the Sioux Falls Area Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Sioux Falls uses the community as its classroom and is designed to meet the community's need for active participation of informed and dedicated community leaders. The goal of the program is to inform, challenge and motivate participants by providing information on community resources, discussing community concerns, interacting with community leaders and building a sense of community trusteeship.

Members of Leadership Sioux Falls class 34 and their sponsors:

Jill Blom Sioux Falls Area Chamber of Commerce
Joe Bosman Minnehaha County Sheriff's Office
Jason Breidenbach Interstates
Leap Chear EAPC Architects Engineers
Brian Cooper Maguire Iron, Inc.
Cale Feller Avera Health
Paula Fitzsimmons Dorsey & Whitney Trust Company LLC
Mike Gray Sioux Falls Development Foundation
Brooke Harms May & Johnson, PC
Chris Hintz Pinnacle Productions
Tom Hurlbert CO-OP Architecture
Joe Kippley Sanford Health
Theron McChesney SDN Communications
Mike Meekins Avera McKennan
Josh Muckenhirn ISG
Bradyn Neises Bender Commercial Real Estate Services
Molly O'Connor Lemonly
Megan Oeltjenbruns ELO CPAs & Advisors
Renae Oines Sioux Falls School District
Eric Pauli Xcel Energy
Adam Petersen City of Sioux Falls
Heather Powell Poet
Tom Ries First Bank & Trust
April Ross Caminando Juntos - Presentation Sisters
Andrew Simmons Midco
Laura Smith-Hill Lutheran Social Services of SD
Ryan Spellerberg First PREMIER Bank
Hailey Srstka Grand Prairie Foods
Allison Struck Sioux Falls Public Schools Education Foundation
Trisha Viss Dacotah Bank
Brooke Wegener Koch Hazard Architects
Bob Wendland Washington Pavilion

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, 83 applications were received for Leadership Sioux Falls 34. Due to the nature of the program, class size is limited each year.

For more information on Leadership Sioux Falls, visit siouxfallschamber.com/leadership-sioux-falls.cfm.

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 | jdoyen@siouxfalls.com

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