Congratulations to the following individuals who have graduated from the Leadership Eau Claire™ program.
LEC Class of 2017
Kelli Bergner, Xcel Energy
Brian Bessinger, Royal Construction, Inc.
Leonard Borgen, Miron Construction Co., Inc.
Diane Cable, Eau Claire County
Paul Canfield, Re/Max Affiliates
Margot Dahling, Silver Spring Foods, Inc.
Liz Dohms, Leader-Telegram
Laura Ericson, Chippewa Valley Technical College
Deb Erwin, Literacy Chippewa Valley
Melissa Eslinger, Marshfield Clinic - Eau Claire Center
Ben Franko, Wells Fargo
Jessica Hannusch, Mayo Clinic Health System
Roger Hermsen, Wisconsin Independent Network, LLC
Chad Larson, CCFBank
Matt Larson, Larson Orthodontic Specialists
Ashley LaVick, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwestern Wisconsin, Inc.
Jennifer Loew, Mayo Clinic Health System
John Lofgren, City of Eau Claire
Lacey Logslett, BMO Harris Bank
Ted Maday, Oakwood Hills Animal Hospital
Patti Matthews, Manpower
Nichole Mayer, Wipfli LLP
Brian Moore, YMCA
Shaughnessy Murphy, Ruder Ware, L.L.S.C.
Brieanna Lise Newton, Ostertag Orthodontics, LLC
Casey Newton, Regis Court Dental Associates
Bruce Ommen, Ayres Associates
Theresa O'Neel, Associated Bank
Allison Shepard, Herrick and Hart S.C.
Lois Sieve, Acoustic Café
Jacob Spies, Royal Credit Union - Hastings Pl
Patrick Sullivan, Market & Johnson, Inc.
Paul Swartos, Bremer Bank
Jodi Thesing-Ritter, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
James Thomas, The REACH Foundation, Inc.
Shari Tieman, HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital
Jacqueline Van Hemert, Children's Museum of Eau Claire
Zachary Weisenberger, Merrill Lynch
Debbie Wentzel, Hillside Dental, Ltd.
Jesse Werner, Charter Bank
Pamela Westby, L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library
Melissa Wilson, Chippewa Valley Technical College
Anne Yoder, Nestle Nutrition
Joe Ziehr, Xcel Energy
As part of the program, the class completed five community service projects for area non-profit organizations. To read more about the projects, click here.
Thank you to the many volunteers that make this program possible. We truly appreciate all your support.
Chair Jim Lahti, Bremer Bank
Vice Chair Latacia Greeley, WESTconsin Credit Union
Past Chair Margo Keys, Chippewa Valley Technical College
Alumni Chair Jeff Stevens, Chestnut Consulting
Sara Antonson, Boys & Girls Club of the Greater Chippewa Valley
Ally Clark Peterson, Girl Scouts of the Northwest Great Lakes
Heather Costley, Mayo Clinic Health System
Wayne Marek, Eau Claire Children’s Theatre
Stavroula McCormick, Aurora Community Services and REALiving
Nick Mohr, Rhom Construction
Steve Nick, City of Eau Claire
Shelly Olson, Chippewa Valley Technical College
Julie Poquette, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Kristin Schmidt, M3 Insurance
Jon Schultz, City of Eau Claire Fire Department
Chris Seelen, Ruder Ware, LLSC
Georgia Smith, HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital
Michael Strubel, Marshfield Clinic – Eau Claire Center
LEC Class of 2018
Applications for next year’s Leadership Eau Claire class are due Thursday, June 1! For more information, visit the Eau Claire Chamber website.
Eau Claire Chamber
The Eau Claire Chamber of Commerce has more than 1,200 members.