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CEO Board Members Julie Jacobs and Deb Trancoso, alumni Nick Clemens, current students, Sean Lahey and Nolan Randick, and Facilitator Le Hartman spent the morning talking to Dixon ...
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CEO Board Members Julie Jacobs and Deb Trancoso, alumni Nick Clemens, current students, Sean Lahey and Nolan Randick, and Facilitator Le Hartman spent the morning talking to Dixon ...

Representative McCombie and Legislative Aide Chris Lee visited CEO class on Friday. She spoke of her journey to Springfield and the importance of getting involved at the local level ...
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Representative McCombie and Legislative Aide Chris Lee visited CEO class on Friday. She spoke of her journey to Springfield and the importance of getting involved at the local level ...

Students were surprised Friday morning with checks to help defray the costs of their trade show booths. We appreciate Dawn Arians for taking time from her busy schedule to make sure ...
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Students were surprised Friday morning with checks to help defray the costs of their trade show booths. We appreciate Dawn Arians for taking time from her busy schedule to make sure ...

On Thursday, CEO students learned about a local company, Verifacts, that has had tremendous growth in recent years. They provide location services for a variety of clients, who are ...
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On Thursday, CEO students learned about a local company, Verifacts, that has had tremendous growth in recent years. They provide location services for a variety of clients, who are ...

We greatly appreciate the help of Brett Nicklaus, Jon Byar, Justin Lamboley, Jan Woodward, John Bean, Norm Adell, Michael Clark, and Russ Spitzer on Wednesday. Working in small groups ...
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We greatly appreciate the help of Brett Nicklaus, Jon Byar, Justin Lamboley, Jan Woodward, John Bean, Norm Adell, Michael Clark, and Russ Spitzer on Wednesday. Working in small groups ...

Tuesday was the last day for CEO students at Abiding Word Church, a great place for our classroom days. Students filled Tuesday with trips to see their mentors, talking with Nick ...
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Tuesday was the last day for CEO students at Abiding Word Church, a great place for our classroom days. Students filled Tuesday with trips to see their mentors, talking with Nick ...

We jumped right into our CEO week with a visit to the Whiteside County Court House-Sterling Branch. Justice Wright arranged the visit which started with an overview of the court ...
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We jumped right into our CEO week with a visit to the Whiteside County Court House-Sterling Branch. Justice Wright arranged the visit which started with an overview of the court ...

Thursday class flew by quickly with multiple topics covered. Jodi Adams is one of the new owners having purchased Sauk Valley Container. She gave an overview of writing their business ...
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Thursday class flew by quickly with multiple topics covered. Jodi Adams is one of the new owners having purchased Sauk Valley Container. She gave an overview of writing their business ...

It is RARE, but on Wednesday CEO students were given time in class to work on a variety of documents with help from special guests. Maura Harrison, Class of 2016, Jerry Binder and Kris ...
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It is RARE, but on Wednesday CEO students were given time in class to work on a variety of documents with help from special guests. Maura Harrison, Class of 2016, Jerry Binder and Kris ...

Large Marge BBQ Catering is owned by Tim Morgan. He explained the learning curve of taking a hobby to a business, emphasizing the importance of a business plan. He also spoke about ...
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Large Marge BBQ Catering is owned by Tim Morgan. He explained the learning curve of taking a hobby to a business, emphasizing the importance of a business plan. He also spoke about ...

Full Circle Monday students heard two very different stories, one from a young entrepreneur and the other from a retired successful businessman. Dakota Hagerman talked about the ...
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Full Circle Monday students heard two very different stories, one from a young entrepreneur and the other from a retired successful businessman. Dakota Hagerman talked about the ...

Ali Messina, Abiding Word Church Events Coordinator, gave CEO an overview of her responsibilities with an emphasis on customer service and attention to details. Students learned more ...
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Ali Messina, Abiding Word Church Events Coordinator, gave CEO an overview of her responsibilities with an emphasis on customer service and attention to details. Students learned more ...

Brian Hawkins from Hawkins-Cassens Insurance spoke to CEO students on Thursday. He gave a great overview of the types of insurance, why important, how insurance works, occupations in ...
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Brian Hawkins from Hawkins-Cassens Insurance spoke to CEO students on Thursday. He gave a great overview of the types of insurance, why important, how insurance works, occupations in ...

Mark you calendars: CEO Trade Show, May 7, 4:30-8:00 p.m. and May 8, 5-7 p.m. at Northland Mall.

Monday and Tuesday found CEO students settling into their new class room "home base" for the month of March, Abiding Word Church, where they were greeted by Ali Messina, Events ...
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Monday and Tuesday found CEO students settling into their new class room "home base" for the month of March, Abiding Word Church, where they were greeted by Ali Messina, Events ...

Day three this week had CEO students continuing their efforts to help one another solidify individual businesses. We are finding out that peers are great resources for creativity ...
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Day three this week had CEO students continuing their efforts to help one another solidify individual businesses. We are finding out that peers are great resources for creativity ...

The Taste of Sauk Valley has come and gone. Or has it? Today, Friday, will be a VERY important day as students scrutinize the process of building this one-time event. Success of such ...
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The Taste of Sauk Valley has come and gone. Or has it? Today, Friday, will be a VERY important day as students scrutinize the process of building this one-time event. Success of such ...

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