CEO Mentor

A mentoring program provides an effective networking model for White 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 White 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

Andy Acord
Edward Jones

Denton Aud

State's Attorney

Landon Bayley
Martin & Bayley/ Hucks

Andrew Beitler
BCS Services

Lacey Harms
Deaconess Illinois Ferrell Clinic

Doug Hays
Blankenship Auto

Holly Healy
City of Carmi

Marcie Hoskins
First Bank

Jeremy Jordan
Jordan Funeral Group

Amber Knight
103 Grounded in Grace, The Print Shop, The Property Shop

Kelly Northcott
Carmi Chamber of Commerce

Katherine Stewart
Illinois Small Business Development Center

David Templeton
Hale Body Shop

Abbey Tucker
First Bank

Sheila Wallace
First-Mid Illinois Bank

Lisa Wolff
First Bank

Katelyne Wolff
First Bank