CEO Mentor

A mentoring program provides an effective networking model for Lyon and Murray 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 Lyon and Murray 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

Katie Beers
Wheel Herald

Todd Bock
Northwestern Mutual

Darcy Carlson
Minnwest Bank

Jeff Carpenter
Tracy EDA

Andy Easley
truShrimp Company

Eric Eben
Hoffman and Brobst

Jeremy Gossen
Carlson & Stewart Refrigeration

Jennifer Graven
truShrimp Company

Brad Gruhot
Marshall Chamber of Commerce

Tracey Haberman
Nobles Cooperative Electric

Kim Holm
State Farm Insurance

Samantha Hurst
Lewis Drug

Mike LeTendre

Marv Nysetvold
Shetek Lutheran Ministries

Tara Onken
Edina Realty

Mike Panka
Panka Insurance Agency

Desiree Petrich
Marshall Chamber of Commerce

Tim Swenson
Action Manufacturing

Adam Tromblay
Nobles Cooperative Electric

Cassi Weiss
Visit Marshall