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Minot Women Chosen As Leaders for 2016

Women’s Leadership Program Participants Announced

Center for Technology & Business (CTB) is pleased to announce the selected participants of the fourth class of theCTB Women’s Leadership Program in Minot. 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.

  • Emily Berg - Souris Basin Planning Council
  • Sarah Bossie - North Dakota Department of Transportation
  • Kelsey DesRoches - Enbridge
  • Missy Feist-Erickson - Peoples State Bank
  • Robin Finneseth - Whiting Oil and Gas
  • Brittany Johnson - Enbridge
  • Vickie McMullen - Minot Salvation Army
  • Stephanie Mortenson - Superior Nutrition Minot
  • Kayla Nelson - First International Bank & Trust
  • Rhonda Schneider - First International Bank & Trust
  • Lorena Starkey - HYATT house Minot
  • Lindsey Stenson - 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 Minot. 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 fourth year of the successful and highly anticipated program. In total, the CTB Women’s Leadership Program participants for Minot have raised nearly $50,000 in cash and in-kind donations for local organizations. The public will be invited to attend a graduation ceremony on June 23, more information to follow.

Center for Technology & Business is dedicated to building North Dakota’s economic future through leadership, technology and women’s business development. For more information visit