Leadership Sioux Falls announces newest class

Sept. 21, 2020

Thirty-seven people have been named to the 35th class of the Evan C. Nolte Leadership Sioux Falls program.

Class participants, who represent a variety of businesses, industries and non-profit agencies, will spend the next eight months learning about our community and honing their personal leadership skills.

Leadership Sioux Falls is a signature program of the Greater Sioux Falls Chamber of Commerce.

“It uses the community as its classroom and is designed to meet the community’s need for active participation of informed and dedicated community leaders,” the organization said in a statement.

“The goal of the program is to inform, challenge and motivate participants by providing information on community resources, discussing community concerns, interacting with community leaders and building a sense of community trusteeship.

The 35th class is:

Dustin Bonn, Marco Technologies

Trent Bruce, DGR Engineering

Tawni Buhler, Sullivans

Erin Bultje, Sioux Falls VA Health Care System

Andrew Curley, Midco

Rana DeBoer, City of Sioux Falls

Tom DeHaven, CorTrust Bank

James Gaspar, Interstate Office Products

Eric Hansen, Eide Bailly LLP

Peter Hauck, Zeal Center for Entrepreneurship

Jay Headley, RMB Associates

Courtney Heitkamp, Office of Congressman Dusty Johnson

Nathan Hofer, The Lost&Found Association

Sam Hoskins, Dorsey & Whitney Trust Company LLC

Brad Jankord, South Dakota Development Corporation

Kjersten Joachim, Dow Rummel Village

Jae Kelsey, First Bank & Trust

Dan Kippley, Sweetman Construction

Matt Krall, First PREMIER Bankcard

Lisa Leuning, Avera Health

Terry Liggins, The Hurdle Life Coach & Hurdle Life Foundation

Madelin Mack, Lemonly

Jamison Mutschelknaus, Journey Group Companies

James Oppenheimer, Dakota Alliance Soccer Club

Matt Paulson, MarketBeat

Rika Peterson, Maximizing Excellence LLC

Kobi Ringling, Children’s Inn

Ryan Schmidtman, Sanford Health

Teresa Schreier, Greater Sioux Falls Chamber of Commerce

Nicole Sutherland, Avera McKennan Hospital & University Health Center

Jackie Swanstrom, Girl Scouts Dakota Horizons

Logan Thune, Midland Trust Company

Michael Tveidt, Fischer Rounds & Associates

Tara Twedt, Architecture Incorporated

Sara Wevik, South Dakota Manufacturing & Technology Solutions

Goi Yol, Conscious Youth Solutions

Kelli Zimmer, Sioux Empire Housing Partnership

In 2020, Leadership Sioux Falls graduated its 1,000th student. Graduates have gone on to serve the community and the region in a number of public and private leadership positions.

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Leadership Sioux Falls announces newest class

Thirty-seven people have been named to the 35th class of the Evan C. Nolte Leadership Sioux Falls program.

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