CEO Mentor

A mentoring program provides an effective networking model for Hancock County 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 Hancock County 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

Dan Asbury
Royal Printing Company

Ada Bair
Memorial Hospital

Andy Bastert
Fortress Bank
Regional President

Rob Carson
Carson Motors, Inc.

Brooke Davidson

Matt Dickinson
DISTek Integration, Inc.

Jan Filkins
Mary Kay
Independent Sales Director

Joe Goetz

Ashton Gronewold

Madalyn Gronewold
Kimberly Drive

Shawn Gutting
Carson Motors, Inc.
Finance Director

Lori Hale
Carthage Veterinary Service

Cortney Harrison
Rural Bliss

Dr. Bill Hollis
Carthage Veterinary Service

Kristin Huls
Hancock County Farm Bureau

Ryan Jacquot
MORE Medical

Karen Jacquot
Carthage Veterinary Service
Training & Education Coordinator

Cindy Kirby

Jared Murphy
Carthage Veterinary Service
General Manager

Tim Parrish
Marine Bank & Trust
Vice President Ag/Commercial Lending

Brianne Skien
Carthage Veterinary Service
Supply Department Manager

Ted Ufkes
Professional Swine Management

Craig Wear
Wear Drug/Lake Hill Winery

Greta Wetzel
Memorial Hospital Foundation
Executive Director

Jamie Whitaker
First Bankers Trust Company

Holly Whitaker