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Bismarck/Mandan Women Chosen As Leaders for 2017

Women’s Leadership Program Participants Announced

Center for Technology & Business (CTB) is pleased to announce the selected participants of the sixth class of theCTB Women’s Leadership Program in Bismarck/Mandan. Participants were chosen from a pool of applicants submitted by outstanding women in the community looking to connect, grow and pay it forward through a challenging and inspiring experience. The women will join the statewide network of highly motivated and forward thinking individuals that are making a difference all across North Dakota.

  • Eichelle Armstrong
  • Kelly Bachmeier - Falkirk Mining Company
  • Lacie Baumgartner - eCapital Advisors
  • Marie Bittner - Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota
  • Shalique Boehm - Heather Fried State Farm
  • Kelly Geiger - City Air Mechanical, Inc.
  • Morgan Hayden - Morgan Hayden Insurance Agency, Inc.
  • Sommer Jacob - Studio North
  • Ann Johansen - Brady Martz & Associates, P.C. 
  • Tracey Krusi - Basin Electric Power Cooperative
  • Joanne Lassiter - University of Mary
  • Annie Lindseth - Basin Electric Power Cooperative
  • Amanda Moen - Widmer Roel PC
  • Erin Reidman - St. Gabriel’s Community
  • Nichole Rohrich - Basin Electric Power Cooperative
  • Sarah Rooney - Ameriprise Financial
  • Amber Sandness - Bianco Realty / Specialized Cleaning & Restoration Inc.
  • Ashley Weightman - KLJ Solutions Holding Co.
  • Lori Welder - KLJ
  • Melissa Yackley - Gate City Bank

The CTB Women’s Leadership Program is a unique six month program dedicated to expanding the personal, professional, community and health leadership skills for women of all ages and backgrounds in Bismarck and Mandan. Throughout the program participants will hear from an array of top leaders representing North Dakota and beyond that will guide and challenge the women to take the next steps in their leadership development. Participants will gain hands on experience through leadership exercises and a philanthropy challenge.

This is the sixth year of the successful and highly anticipated program. In total, the CTB Women’s Leadership Program participants for Bismarck/Mandan have raised over $136,000 in cash and in-kind donations for local organizations. The public will be invited to attend a graduation ceremony on June 15, more information to follow.

Center for Technology & Business builds North Dakota’s economic future by fostering an entrepreneurial environment through innovation, technology, training, leadership and business development. 

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