CEO Mentor

A mentoring program provides an effective networking model for Saline County CEO students. Establishing effective one on one connections, that will strengthen the student's awareness of employment opportunities in our County and develop greater social skills through this mentorship experience. Every Saline County CEO student, known as a student, is matched with a mentor from the business community. Ultimately, these relationships strengthen the CEO program's success and builds generational bridges between the student and the business community.

Here are the following responsibilities and activities:

  • Meet with the student for scheduled meetings to discuss what they are learning in CEO
  • Attend Monthly Mentor Mornings
  • Review the student's business plan for their individual business
  • Experience the weekly progress of their Protege through reading their journal entries of what they experience each day in CEO

Would you like to be a Mentor?

A mentor is a business owner, entrepreneur, or intreprenuer from our areas business community. A mentor is someone willing to share his or her time and expertise with a CEO student. Please contact us, if you are interested in being a CEO mentor. You will be provided mentor training and be required to have a background check to enroll in the program. Successful mentoring partnerships are advantageous for everyone – the student, the mentor and the CEO program.

Our Mentors

Andy Biggerstaff
Biggs and Moore Heating & Air

Olivia Bradley
Legence Bank
VP Commercial Lending

Holly Kotner
Egyptian Health Department

Mike Phalin
D & D Electric

Kelly Phelps
Jeliffe, Doerge & Phelps

Aaron Phelps
Country Financial

Brian Questelle
Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice-IYC Harrisburg
Business Administator

Justin Roberts
Little Chapel Church
Outreach Pastor

Camden Schiff
Farmers State Bank

Taylor Shanks
Farmers State Bank
Customer Service Representative