WAUSAU — After a nine-month leadership course, a group of professionals was recognized at a ceremony at The Great Dane Pub and Brewing Company in Wausau on Wednesday, May 10. Leadership Excellence is a Wausau Region Chamber of Commerce program led by program designer and facilitator Ray Mickevicius and includes 12 sessions totaling almost 100 hours.

Dave Eckmann, President/CEO of the Wausau Region Chamber of Commerce, and Cory Heckendorf, brand manager at Wisconsin Kenworth, both Leadership Excellence graduates, spoke at the ceremony.

These graduates were recognized at the ceremony: Joseph Bargender, Rick Beese, Lisa Cemke, Jason Christopherson, Jessica Dahl, Paul Daigle, Marc Gaddis, Leah Giordano, Kati Goetsch, Ted Gruhn, Daniel Guild, Sara Guild, Granger Hamland, Jeremy Harger, Brian Hoover, Marla Kolbeck, Jerry Lyon, Jesse Maas, Oma McNabb, Steve Morris, Lynn Nest, Tim Nordlund, Darren Parker, Brenda Reid, Dan Rickert, Timothy Sager, Craig Schessler, Jeffrey Starck, Bradley Stieber, John Straw, Mary Thao, Fletcher Walkush, Mike Watz, Michael Weis, Jonathon Wendorf, Susan Williams and Ashley Zelenka.

Leadership Excellence improves the ability of those enrolled to manage change, create synergistic teams and uncover positive solutions. Leadership Excellence is an interactive leadership program designed to develop the enrollee’s professional and personal self, based on their strengths.

Registration is open for the 2017-2018 program. The first in the series of monthly sessions will be held on Sept. 6, 2017. For more information on the program, contact Sharon Baumann at 715-848-5943 or [email protected].
Wausau Region Chamber of Commerce members can participate in Leadership Excellence at a reduced rate.