Facilitators

Meet Our Facilitators

Lisa Teichmiller

Lisa Teichmiller

Lisa Teichmiller of Dieterich has been selected by the Effingham County CEO Board to be the next Facilitator beginning with the 2017-18 class this fall. 

Teichmiller has served as the Network Developer of the CEO program for the past 3 years. In addition to her past involvement in CEO she has a Bachelor’s Degree in Speech Communications and a Master’s Degree in Communication from Eastern Illinois University. Her previous work experience includes consulting, communications, and most importantly thrives on looking at the world as an entrepreneur. 

"We are very excited about Lisa serving our program in the role of Facilitator. She brings a passion and energy for learning like no other. She is committed to doing her part to keep Effingham County and it’s many communities alive and growing well into the future, which is what CEO is all about"

Steve Witges,
Effingham County CEO Board Chairman


Kristy Sayers

Kristy Sayers

Kristy Sayers is a graduate of Eastern Illinois University with a bachelors of science in business education and a master of science in educational administration. Mrs. Sayers was inspired to pursue a career in education because of the influence of her high school business teachers. Being an educator has combined her passions for business and education, by assisting students in the development of workforce skills while exposing them to the dynamic world of business. She brings eighteen years’ experience as a Business Teacher in Effingham County to the CEO Program.

Mrs. Sayers has developed programming to increase student engagement and success in school. Programs include stand out student monthly recognition, early release incentive and PBIS. In 2001, she chartered Beecher City High School’s chapter of Illinois Future Business Leaders of America and served on the FBLA Board of Directors for seven terms. She is also a member of the Illinois Principals Association and Illinois Business Education Association.

Student development is important to Mrs. Sayers and she is looking forward to facilitating the process for the CEO students. She considers it a privilege to be able to work with CEO students, business partners and investors to develop the economic potential of the Effingham area.