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Economic Development  Craig Nielson, President of the Effingham Regional Growth Alliance presented on economic development in Effingham County.  Mr. Nielson shared statistics about the ...
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Economic Development Craig Nielson, President of the Effingham Regional Growth Alliance presented on economic development in Effingham County. Mr. Nielson shared statistics about the ...

The CEO students had the pleasure of listening to Deana Nuxoll, owner of Imagine This! Marketing Group. She kept the students entertained with her personal story, and provided great ...
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The CEO students had the pleasure of listening to Deana Nuxoll, owner of Imagine This! Marketing Group. She kept the students entertained with her personal story, and provided great ...

The CEO class toured Stevens Industries, Inc., the largest manufacturer of commercial casework and architectural millwork in the United States.  The class was amazed to see how large ...
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The CEO class toured Stevens Industries, Inc., the largest manufacturer of commercial casework and architectural millwork in the United States. The class was amazed to see how large ...

The CEO Class of 2019 is excited to announce this year's class business.  Stay tuned for more details!
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The CEO Class of 2019 is excited to announce this year's class business. Stay tuned for more details!

Thanksgiving Gathering Effingham CEO hosted theThanksgiving Gathering at the Thelma Keller Convention Center. The annual event brought CEO Alumni, Investors, Mentors, Ambassadors ...
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Thanksgiving Gathering Effingham CEO hosted theThanksgiving Gathering at the Thelma Keller Convention Center. The annual event brought CEO Alumni, Investors, Mentors, Ambassadors ...

Scott Kabbes shared his journey with the CEO students.  He started his presentation with a photo from the start of Eaglesoft.  The class was held at the Patterson Technology Center ...
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Scott Kabbes shared his journey with the CEO students. He started his presentation with a photo from the start of Eaglesoft. The class was held at the Patterson Technology Center ...

Christmas is right around the corner, or at least it is at Thelma Keller Convention Center.  The students loved seeing the Christmas decorations and learning the story behind them.  ...
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Christmas is right around the corner, or at least it is at Thelma Keller Convention Center. The students loved seeing the Christmas decorations and learning the story behind them. ...

Dick Bladou Effingham CEO had the privilege of hearing from Mr. Dick Bladou speak about how his farm upbringing influenced his entrepreneurial journey. Mr. Bladou, graduated from SIU-C ...
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Dick Bladou Effingham CEO had the privilege of hearing from Mr. Dick Bladou speak about how his farm upbringing influenced his entrepreneurial journey. Mr. Bladou, graduated from SIU-C ...

Dwight Erskine completed part two of his etiquette presentation.  The students are now better prepared to enter a formal dining environment.  Although many lessons revolved around a ...
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Dwight Erskine completed part two of his etiquette presentation. The students are now better prepared to enter a formal dining environment. Although many lessons revolved around a ...

Patterson Technology Center The CEO class visited and toured The Patterson Technology Center. They learned about all of their divisions and what each one does. The students saw many ...
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Patterson Technology Center The CEO class visited and toured The Patterson Technology Center. They learned about all of their divisions and what each one does. The students saw many ...

Effingham CEO Alum, Tiffany Gates, joined the class on behalf of the Networks Professional Development Program - Indiana State University.  Tiffany, along with her classmate Ryan ...
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Effingham CEO Alum, Tiffany Gates, joined the class on behalf of the Networks Professional Development Program - Indiana State University. Tiffany, along with her classmate Ryan ...

A trip to CandleArt, LLC really sparked the students' interest in the candle industry.  The students were amazed that Phil Niemerg's interest in candle carving turned into the thriving ...
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A trip to CandleArt, LLC really sparked the students' interest in the candle industry. The students were amazed that Phil Niemerg's interest in candle carving turned into the thriving ...

K. Wohltman Construction, Inc welcomed the CEO Class into their boardroom.  Doug Wohltman shared some of his life experiences and his transition into the family business.  The students ...
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K. Wohltman Construction, Inc welcomed the CEO Class into their boardroom. Doug Wohltman shared some of his life experiences and his transition into the family business. The students ...

The CEOs and CFOs are putting action plans in place.  The committees were able to define their roles in the class business and provide the team with group updates.  The marketing ...
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The CEOs and CFOs are putting action plans in place. The committees were able to define their roles in the class business and provide the team with group updates. The marketing ...

Willowbrook Memory Care Residences Kaye Kibler, presented to Effingham CEO on how she started Willowbrook Memory Care from the ground up.  Kaye spoke about dementia, the role ...
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Willowbrook Memory Care Residences Kaye Kibler, presented to Effingham CEO on how she started Willowbrook Memory Care from the ground up. Kaye spoke about dementia, the role ...

Mentor Hustle Excitement filled the morning at Effingham CEO's first mentor hustle.  Proteges had the opportunity to get to know their mentor, begin discussions of personal business ...
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Mentor Hustle Excitement filled the morning at Effingham CEO's first mentor hustle. Proteges had the opportunity to get to know their mentor, begin discussions of personal business ...

J&R Collision Centers  "J & R Collisions mission statement is “Reaching our community through quality, compassion, and care.” After our business visit there I don’t see any reason to ...
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J&R Collision Centers "J & R Collisions mission statement is “Reaching our community through quality, compassion, and care.” After our business visit there I don’t see any reason to ...

Class business committees have been established and the CEOs and CFOs have been elected.  We are excited to announce that this year’s Co-CEOs are Abby Stock and Caralee Hayes.  The ...
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Class business committees have been established and the CEOs and CFOs have been elected. We are excited to announce that this year’s Co-CEOs are Abby Stock and Caralee Hayes. The ...

The CEO students joined Effingham County Vision 2020 for their Fall Community Celebration of Excellence Breakfast!  The event was held at the Teutopolis Banquet Hall.  The students ...
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The CEO students joined Effingham County Vision 2020 for their Fall Community Celebration of Excellence Breakfast! The event was held at the Teutopolis Banquet Hall. The students ...

With the class business idea in place, the students are working to create their committees.  To assist with establishing some structure, Teresa McCloy Coaching presented to the ...
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With the class business idea in place, the students are working to create their committees. To assist with establishing some structure, Teresa McCloy Coaching presented to the ...

The students took charge in arranging a downtown Effingham business tour day.  The group visited Fresh Digs and Joe Sippers Cafe, both of which employ students from the current class.  ...
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The students took charge in arranging a downtown Effingham business tour day. The group visited Fresh Digs and Joe Sippers Cafe, both of which employ students from the current class. ...

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