Mentors

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

Jill Fowler


Lynn Byrd
Legence Bank
Chief Financial Officer

David Aldridge
Egyptian Health Department
Director of Finance/Accounting

Casey Hale
the Tedrick Group
Certified Risk Architect

Verlinda Henshaw
Southern Illinois Healthcare
Occupational Therapist

Jordan Hicks
COUNTRY Financial
Financial Representative

Bryan Questelle
Veterans Honor Flight of Southern Illinois
Chairman of the Board

Angela Rowe
Decorating Den Interiors
Owner and Designer

Jonathan Russell
Russell Oil Company/ROC One Stop, (ROC Rentals, Property Manager)
Vice President