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

Jake Allen
Country Financial
Insurance Agent

Dan Asbury
Royal Printing Company

Ada Bair
Memorial Hospital

Andy Bastert
Fortress Bank
Regional President

Melinda Boyer
First Bankers Trust Company
SVP Human Resources

Amy Bruenger
Marine Bank
Vice President Ag/Commercial Lending

Rob Carson
Carson Motors, Inc.

Jamie Cousins
Connection Bank
Loan Officer

Brad Culpepper
Memorial Hospital

Brooke Davidson

Evan Davidson
Davidson Farms

Matt Dickinson
DISTek Integration, Inc.

Jan Filkins
Mary Kay
Independent Sales Director

Kelly Freeman
First Bankers Trust Company
Assistant Vice President, Branch Manager/Retail Department

Joe Goetz
Professional Swine Management, LLC

Ashton Gronewold

Madalyn Gronewold
Country Financial

Shawn Gutting
Carson Motors, Inc.
Finance Director

Lori Hale
Carthage Veterinary Service

Cortney Harrison
Rural Bliss

Dr. Bill Hollis
Carthage Veterinary Service

Ashlyn Housewright
Memorial Hospital
Executive Director of Community Health & Wellness

Kristin Huls
Hancock County Farm Bureau

Ryan Jacquot
MORE Medical

Karen Jacquot
Carthage Veterinary Service
Training & Education Coordinator

Austin Kestner
Bank of Advance
Loan Officer

Cindy Kirby

Dr. Jordan Merritt
Merritt Family Chiropractic

Seth Minter
Edward Jones
Financial Advisor

Carla Mudd
Mudd Insurance Group, Inc.

Jared Murphy
Sullivan Auctioneers, LLC

Jesse Palmer
Country Financial

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

Abbie Ray
Abbie Ray Realty

Brianne Skien
Carthage Veterinary Service
Supply Department Manager

Connor Smith
Country Financial
Insurance Agent

Cynthia Stewart
Memorial Hospital; Skinfully Delicious

Gera Ufkes
The Legacy Theater
Social Media Director

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

Chris Wisehart
Berry Creek Creations

Brenda Young
Brenda Young Real Estate
Managing Broker