LDA (Leadership Development Academy)

LDA Class 2016-17

Empower the Leader in you!

We strive to provide an opportunity for future community leaders of diverse backgrounds and interests to gain knowledge and business acumen, skills in building community, and an expansive, professional network with others necessary to assume leadership roles in the rapidly changing public, private and non-profit sectors.

The Leadership Development Academy is comprised of individuals, businesses and organizations interested in positively impacting our communities by providing a personal and professional empowerment experience for aspiring leaders.

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Leadership Development Acamedy

LDA Board Members

  • Katrina Bell, ANGI Energy Systems(Immediate Past-Chair)
  • Tracy Bliss, Data Dimensions
  • Matthew Bosen, Visit Beloit (Treasurer)
  • Joel Chappelle, Nowlan & Mouat
  • Dan Cunningham, Forward Janesville (Ex-Officio)
  • Mark Freitag, City of Janesville
  • Scott Garner, School District of Janesville
  • Jim Hartwig, ANGI Energy System (Secretary)
  • Jake Hess, Johnson Bank
  • Craig Hurda, SHINE Industries
  • Joe Jimenez, 4M Productions
  • Jennifer Johns, Mercy Health System (Vice-Chair)
  • Colleen Koerth, Blackhawk Technical College (Ex-Officio)
  • Jennie Krajeck, Lamar Advertising (Chair)
  • Michelle Matthys, First National Bank
  • Joe Rose, Town of Beloit
  • Linda Ross, Ross Designs and Services (Executive Director)
  • Aimee Thurner, Greater Beloit Chamber of Commerce (Ex-Officio)
  • Kathy Wynes, Mercy Health System

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Leadership Development Academy Application

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