Leadership Perspective class graduates in Willmar

Willmar Lakes Area Leadership Perspectives
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There were nearly 40 individuals graduating Thursday from the Leadership Perspectives program at Bill Taunton Stadium in Willmar.

Sponsored by the Willmar Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce, the program develops effective community leaders with vision, insight and the ability to get things done in their communities.

The graduates included:

  • Miranda Ahrenholz, Reading & Math Inc

  • Debbie Ardoff, Ridgewater College

  • John Behl, Carris Health

  • Pam Bork, Lake Region Bank

  • Jesse Ellingson, Marcus Construction

  • Jen Engel, Christianson PLLP

  • David Feis, TPI Hospitality

  • Jenny Frerichs-Ramon, Westberg Eischens PLLP

  • Cinthia Fuentes, Home State Bank

  • Ashley Gabbert, Ridgewater College Foundation

  • Kelli Gronli, Lake Region Bank

  • Nate Gwost, Conway, Deuth & Schmiesing PLLP

  • Tammy Hatlestad, West Central Industries

  • Brice Hedric, AgCountry Farm Credit Services

  • Bailie Henrickson, Divine Home Care & Hospice

  • Melissa Hjelle, Minnesota Department of Transportation

  • Michelle Herickhoff, MAG Wealth Management

  • Stephanie Jasso, Heritage Bank N.A.

  • Erik Jensen, Heritage Bank N.A.

  • Hallie Johnson, Carris Health (ACMC)

  • Mindy Joneson, Marcus Construction

  • Chelsea Kaiser, United Way of West Central Minnesota

  • Lance Kalthoff, Minnesota Department of Transportation

  • Jordan Klavetter, West Central Industries

  • Chelsie Kopacek, AgCountry Farm Credit Services:

  • Ross Livingood, Willmar Police Department

  • Becky Meyer. Conway, Deuth & Schmiesing PLLP

  • Jackie Miller, MinnWest Technology Campus

  • Kathryn Mueller, Christianson PLLP

  • Julia Orth, Jennie-O Turkey Store Inc

  • Amber Palmquist, Westberg Eischens PLLP

  • Nicole Schlegel, Hope Pregnancy Center

  • Hilsida Tersteeg, Bremer Bank

  • Michele Scheffler, Kandiyohi Power Cooperative

  • Courtney Schmidt, Willmar Area Community Foundation

  • Thomas Stoeckman, Conway, Deuth & Schmiesing PLLP

  • Dustin Welz, Kandiyohi Power Cooperative

  • Janell Williams, Westberg Eischens PLLP

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