april 2022 News Posts

View All News Articles
Thanks to Nathan Wisehart, Operations Manager, Martin Tractor, Inc. for spending the morning with CEO!
1 Image

Thanks to Nathan Wisehart, Operations Manager, Martin Tractor, Inc. for spending the morning with CEO!

5 days until the Trade Show!
1 Image

5 days until the Trade Show!

Check out Off The Hanger and owner Cole Kirkham!
1 Image

Check out Off The Hanger and owner Cole Kirkham!

Thanks to Bob Hopp, owner of Ten Acre Treehouse's for taking CEO on a hike through the woods and sharing about his business. He built his first treehouse in 2013 for “fun” and now he ...
1 Image

Thanks to Bob Hopp, owner of Ten Acre Treehouse's for taking CEO on a hike through the woods and sharing about his business. He built his first treehouse in 2013 for “fun” and now he ...

Learning about lean manufacturing today at CNH Industrial. The Burlington plant has been manufacturing equipment since 1937 - tractor loaders backhoes, forklifts and dozers, along with ...
1 Image

Learning about lean manufacturing today at CNH Industrial. The Burlington plant has been manufacturing equipment since 1937 - tractor loaders backhoes, forklifts and dozers, along with ...

Always a good time on the air with WCAZ Radio! Thanks to Tricia Taylor & Brad Still for having the CEO students in the studio today! The Trade Show is one week from today!
2 Images

Always a good time on the air with WCAZ Radio! Thanks to Tricia Taylor & Brad Still for having the CEO students in the studio today! The Trade Show is one week from today!

Check out Abbey McMillen’s business Tee’s To Inspire!
1 Video

Check out Abbey McMillen’s business Tee’s To Inspire!

CEO spent the morning at one of the newest businesses in Hancock County - KwikShine Car & Pet Wash. Thanks to owners Sid & Kristin Huls for explaining the research and background of ...
5 Images

CEO spent the morning at one of the newest businesses in Hancock County - KwikShine Car & Pet Wash. Thanks to owners Sid & Kristin Huls for explaining the research and background of ...

These are popping up around Hancock County! Thanks to Outlaw Tees, Inc for the great signage. Mark your calendars & see you at the Trade Show!
2 Images

These are popping up around Hancock County! Thanks to Outlaw Tees, Inc for the great signage. Mark your calendars & see you at the Trade Show!

Attention dog owners!! Check out Jake Knorr’s business Unleashed Puppy Perfume!
1 Video

Attention dog owners!! Check out Jake Knorr’s business Unleashed Puppy Perfume!

Check out Ava Blankenship’s business, Relics Resin!
1 Video

Check out Ava Blankenship’s business, Relics Resin!

Thanks to Julie Knoche, owner of Sutter Produce Co for hosting the CEO students! Sutter Produce has grown consistently since opening in 2006, and now has a commercial kitchen to make ...
1 Image

Thanks to Julie Knoche, owner of Sutter Produce Co for hosting the CEO students! Sutter Produce has grown consistently since opening in 2006, and now has a commercial kitchen to make ...

This week, the Hancock County CEO Board thanks one of our many investors, Hancock County Economic Development.  You can check out their website, as well as community calendar at ...
1 Image

This week, the Hancock County CEO Board thanks one of our many investors, Hancock County Economic Development. You can check out their website, as well as community calendar at ...

Contact Bradyn Robertson and his business, Mint Condition Detailing, to get your vehicles looking great!
1 Video

Contact Bradyn Robertson and his business, Mint Condition Detailing, to get your vehicles looking great!

Thanks to Brenda Young, Managing Broker, Brenda Young Real Estate for hosting the CEO students this morning and discussing the real estate industry.
1 Image

Thanks to Brenda Young, Managing Broker, Brenda Young Real Estate for hosting the CEO students this morning and discussing the real estate industry.

Support Yoanny Espinoza’s new business, Dulce Drinks!
1 Video

Support Yoanny Espinoza’s new business, Dulce Drinks!

Check out Kyle’s pitch video and be sure to contact him for your woodworking needs!
1 Video

Check out Kyle’s pitch video and be sure to contact him for your woodworking needs!

Check out Hallie Ray’s Makes Scents pitch video! Hallie received Honorable Mention in the Midland Institute for Entrepreneurship National Pitch Competition - this means her video was ...
1 Image

Check out Hallie Ray’s Makes Scents pitch video! Hallie received Honorable Mention in the Midland Institute for Entrepreneurship National Pitch Competition - this means her video was ...

Congratulations to Hancock County CEO’s very own Hallie Ray, owner of Makes Scents for receiving Honorable Mention in the Midland Institute for Entrepreneurship National Pitch ...
1 Video

Congratulations to Hancock County CEO’s very own Hallie Ray, owner of Makes Scents for receiving Honorable Mention in the Midland Institute for Entrepreneurship National Pitch ...

Mentor morning!
1 Image

Mentor morning!

Get your orders in!

A multi-visit morning in beautiful Nauvoo.  CEO began at the Nauvoo Tourism Office learning about the town’s history. “Covid taught us how important businesses are to a community.” ...
3 Images

A multi-visit morning in beautiful Nauvoo. CEO began at the Nauvoo Tourism Office learning about the town’s history. “Covid taught us how important businesses are to a community.” ...

Very proud of this group of young professionals - they carried themselves with confidence and professionalism today at the Pitch Competition. Mark your calendars for the CEO Trade Show ...
1 Image

Very proud of this group of young professionals - they carried themselves with confidence and professionalism today at the Pitch Competition. Mark your calendars for the CEO Trade Show ...

The 2022 Hancock County CEO Business Pitch Competition, sponsored by First Bankers Trust Company, NA was a success! Thanks to Kelly Plumley Freeman for organizing the amazing panel of ...
3 Images

The 2022 Hancock County CEO Business Pitch Competition, sponsored by First Bankers Trust Company, NA was a success! Thanks to Kelly Plumley Freeman for organizing the amazing panel of ...

Thanks to the Carthage Area Round Table for inviting CEO students to share about their personal businesses and upcoming Hancock County CEO Trade Show!
6 Images

Thanks to the Carthage Area Round Table for inviting CEO students to share about their personal businesses and upcoming Hancock County CEO Trade Show!

Thanks to Matt Poppe, Nauvoo Products for the business tour this morning! Finding a niche market and taking strategic steps to growth has proved beneficial for 24 years for Nauvoo ...
2 Images

Thanks to Matt Poppe, Nauvoo Products for the business tour this morning! Finding a niche market and taking strategic steps to growth has proved beneficial for 24 years for Nauvoo ...

Farmhouse Meat Co. was started by 10 local partners and opened in November of 2018. CEO students learned about the processing and retail side of the business and the impact of Covid on ...
1 Image

Farmhouse Meat Co. was started by 10 local partners and opened in November of 2018. CEO students learned about the processing and retail side of the business and the impact of Covid on ...

David Zanolla has been a CEO student favorite over the years with his presentation “The Disney Way” and his expertise with Out the Door Travel with David Zanolla. Thanks for spending ...
2 Images

David Zanolla has been a CEO student favorite over the years with his presentation “The Disney Way” and his expertise with Out the Door Travel with David Zanolla. Thanks for spending ...

Took a break from the “normal” today and spent some time volunteering. CEO students unloaded a semi and helped with building a set for today’s show at The Legacy Theater. These young ...
6 Images

Took a break from the “normal” today and spent some time volunteering. CEO students unloaded a semi and helped with building a set for today’s show at The Legacy Theater. These young ...

Hancock County CEO Calendar


Add this calendar to your iPhone
Print Calendar

News Archive