WAUSAU — The Wausau Region Chamber of Commerce has announced the names of those who have completed its most recent nine-month interactive leadership course, Leadership Excellence.

These graduates were recognized at the ceremony: Timothy Andrew, Corey Barnes, Matthew Barnes, Jim Borysenko, Marion Buckley, James Burgess, Matthew Derpinghaus, Glen Erdman, Michael Greenheck, Tanya Gruetzmacher, Jana Hamland, Hillary Kline, James Kotajarvi, Dana Laher, Stuart Langdon, Jeremy Lewitzke, Melvin Lopez de Leon, Allison Luetschwager, Bryan Magnuson, Scott Marquardt, Heather Maves, Keri McLean, Robert Mielke, Melinda Pauls, Kristie Porter, Beverly Pregler, Joshua Prentice, Dean Rydberg, Rhonda Schoelzel, Jessica Tipple, Aaron Van Krey, Misty Vetterli, Ronald Wendorski, Kelly Winchell and Shanna Yonke.

Leadership Excellence teaches participants how to manage change, create synergistic teams and uncover positive solutions. Participants were recognized at a ceremony at The Great Dane Pub and Brewing Company in Wausau on Wednesday, May 9.

Leadership Excellence is led by program designer and facilitator Ray Mickevicius and includes 12 sessions totaling almost 100 hours, according to the Chamber.