CEO Mentor

A mentoring program provides an effective networking model for West Central MN 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 West Central MN 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

Liv Aasen

Rachel Aeikens
December Day Creative

Melissa Aker
Blessings & Blossoms

Julie Anderson
Kensington Insurance
Insurance Agent

Beth Elliott
Bravera Bank
Ag Lender Vice President

Zach Gerdes
Farm Bureau Financial Services

Kristie Haubrich
Nova-Tech Engineering
Product Branding Product Owner

Sergio Morales
212 Hub Nutrition

Kristy Nystrom
Nova-Tech Engineering
Corporate Agile Coach

Brian Punt
Next Level Agriculture Solutions

Klinton VanHeuveln
K&S Poultry and Meats