CEO Mentor

A mentoring program provides an effective networking model for Clinton County IL CEO students. Establishing effective one on one connections, that will strengthen the student's awareness of employment opportunities in our County and develop greater social skills through this mentorship experience. Every Clinton County IL CEO student, known as a student, is matched with a mentor from the business community. Ultimately, these relationships strengthen the CEO program's success and builds generational bridges between the student and the business community.

Here are the following responsibilities and activities:

  • Meet with the student for scheduled meetings to discuss what they are learning in CEO
  • Attend Monthly Mentor Mornings
  • Review the student's business plan for their individual business
  • Experience the weekly progress of their Protege through reading their journal entries of what they experience each day in CEO

Would you like to be a Mentor?

A mentor is a business owner, entrepreneur, or intreprenuer from our areas business community. A mentor is someone willing to share his or her time and expertise with a CEO student. Please contact us, if you are interested in being a CEO mentor. You will be provided mentor training and be required to have a background check to enroll in the program. Successful mentoring partnerships are advantageous for everyone – the student, the mentor and the CEO program.

Our Mentors

Cheryl Boehne
Kaskaskia College
Regional Director of Education Centers

Jill Daugherty
Jill Daugherty Photography

Chris Diesen
Solutions 4 Wellness

Emily Gall
Gall Fitness

Mike Hilmes
Kingdom Financial
Financial Advisor & Certified Tax Coach

Kelley Holthgrave
Events & Essentials

Crystalyn Huegen
Chair Yoga Instructor at Trenton Village

Jordan Kreke
M Financial Group
Financial Professional

Craig Kuhl
Jansen Chevrolet

Randy Linthicum
Retired Air Force/retired Fed Ex business owner

Ali & Michelle Maue
Dairy King
Manager & Owner

Eric Nordike
Nordike Funeral Home

Brian Patton
Patton Wealth Management
Financial Advisor

Aaron Puchbauer
HSHS St. Joseph Hospital Breese
President & CEO

Crystal Scott
Diamond Accounting Solutions

Brandon Swartzlander
Midwest Farm & Land
Owner, Managing Broker

Eric Varel
Varel Dairy at Bartelso
Part Owner

Kurt Vonderhaar
Bradford National Bank
Business Development Director

Angela Wurtzler
AVH Ink & Vinyl LLC