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The CEO students took part in an opportunity made available by a neighboring CEO program.  The Community Engagement Team from BAYER Crop Science discussed the processes and procedures ...
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The CEO students took part in an opportunity made available by a neighboring CEO program. The Community Engagement Team from BAYER Crop Science discussed the processes and procedures ...

Jim Hecht gave the students a tour of Dan Hecht Chevrolet-Toyota. He showed the students the different aspects of running of a dealership, and stressed the importance of quality and ...
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Jim Hecht gave the students a tour of Dan Hecht Chevrolet-Toyota. He showed the students the different aspects of running of a dealership, and stressed the importance of quality and ...

Noah Brandenburger talked to the CEO class about his entrepreneurial story, An Entrepreneur’s Guide for Just a Regular Guy. The class had the opportunity to hear all about his start in ...
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Noah Brandenburger talked to the CEO class about his entrepreneurial story, An Entrepreneur’s Guide for Just a Regular Guy. The class had the opportunity to hear all about his start in ...

The Realife Process with Teresa McCloy Teresa McCloy presented THEREALIFE PROCESS to the CEO students talking about  time management skills. Teresa helped the students understand the ...
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The Realife Process with Teresa McCloy Teresa McCloy presented THEREALIFE PROCESS to the CEO students talking about time management skills. Teresa helped the students understand the ...

Effingham County CEO Class of 2021!
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Effingham County CEO Class of 2021!

Dwight Erskine presented to the class on proper business etiquette. He stressed the importance of being on time and communicating effectively. A professional and positive impression ...
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Dwight Erskine presented to the class on proper business etiquette. He stressed the importance of being on time and communicating effectively. A professional and positive impression ...

Lee Althoff, owner of Country Rhodes Fundraising & Catering, spoke to the students about buying a small business. He brought to light the importance of getting in the trenches and ...
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Lee Althoff, owner of Country Rhodes Fundraising & Catering, spoke to the students about buying a small business. He brought to light the importance of getting in the trenches and ...

A CEO alumni, Shelby Hinterscher, welcomed the CEO class in for a business visit to her bridal boutique. Vayda Jane Bridal opened their doors in 2019 in downtown Effingham. Shelby ...
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A CEO alumni, Shelby Hinterscher, welcomed the CEO class in for a business visit to her bridal boutique. Vayda Jane Bridal opened their doors in 2019 in downtown Effingham. Shelby ...

The Effingham County CEO class appreciates the advice that Rick Siemer provided to the group.  Rick shared a variety of experiences from his professional career, and related them to ...
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The Effingham County CEO class appreciates the advice that Rick Siemer provided to the group. Rick shared a variety of experiences from his professional career, and related them to ...

Erin Hartke, General Manager of Tuscan Hills Winery, presented on the importance of adaptability.  Tuscan Hills has continued to adapt since its opening in 2011, based on the desires ...
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Erin Hartke, General Manager of Tuscan Hills Winery, presented on the importance of adaptability. Tuscan Hills has continued to adapt since its opening in 2011, based on the desires ...

The students were surprised to see a wrecker truck roll into class!  Dustin Salmons, owner of 1st Class Wrecker Service, has presented to the Effingham County CEO class every year ...
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The students were surprised to see a wrecker truck roll into class! Dustin Salmons, owner of 1st Class Wrecker Service, has presented to the Effingham County CEO class every year ...

Dan Woods discussed the importance of surrounding yourself with a network of people that want you to be successful.  He shared his past experiences and described how they led him to ...
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Dan Woods discussed the importance of surrounding yourself with a network of people that want you to be successful. He shared his past experiences and described how they led him to ...

Amanda Lessley, President/CEO, welcomed the students to the Southeastern Illinois Community Foundation.  The students were interested to learn how the foundation helps individuals ...
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Amanda Lessley, President/CEO, welcomed the students to the Southeastern Illinois Community Foundation. The students were interested to learn how the foundation helps individuals ...

On the first day of CEO, the students were asked to complete a DISC Assessment.  Jennifer Wendt, Vice President, Human Resources Manager at First Mid, talked to the students about what ...
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On the first day of CEO, the students were asked to complete a DISC Assessment. Jennifer Wendt, Vice President, Human Resources Manager at First Mid, talked to the students about what ...

Y-Yard Auto & Truck, Inc served as the first business tour for the class of 2021.  The students enjoyed hearing from Kelly Roepke about the systems and processes that make the Y-Yard ...
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Y-Yard Auto & Truck, Inc served as the first business tour for the class of 2021. The students enjoyed hearing from Kelly Roepke about the systems and processes that make the Y-Yard ...

The students welcomed Bob Schultz as the first CEO presenter of the year.  Mr. Schultz helped guide the students through some important CEO skills, such as networking and the ...
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The students welcomed Bob Schultz as the first CEO presenter of the year. Mr. Schultz helped guide the students through some important CEO skills, such as networking and the ...

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