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2022-2023 Fox Cities Leadership Class Begins Session

41 new students begin nine-month, community-based leadership training

Leadership Fox Cities Logo Full ColorForty-one Fox Cities area professionals are participating in the 2022-2023 Leadership Fox Cities program through the Fox Cities Chamber.

Since 1991, this Chamber program has shaped community leaders with immersive educational experiences and engagements. Starting next month, participants will gather monthly for day-long educational sessions in the community focused on topics including business, education, government and media, human services, health and wellness, law enforcement, environment, and the arts. A kickoff retreat was held in September.

In addition to attending educational sessions, small groups within Leadership Fox Cities will also complete hands-on community projects during the session. Graduation will be held in May 2023.

The Fox Cities Chamber’s Leadership Fox Cities program is sponsored by Bergstrom Automotive.

Members of the 2022-2023 class include:

• Brittney Bachorz, Winnebago County Department of Human Services
• Beau Bernhoft, VIllage of Little Chute
• Andrea Bierbrauer, Heckrodt Wetland Reserve
• Len Borruso, Miller
• Eric Broten, Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce
• Vanessa Cagal, Network Health
• Nicole Casner, Appleton Public Library
• Sara Clark, Ascension
• Jacquelynn Connell, UWO – Fox Cities Campus
• Karen Crisler, World Relief Fox Valley
• Rachel Curran, Goodwill NCW
• Anthony Custard, American National Bank Fox Cities
• Adam Dorn, Neenah-Menasha Fire Rescue
• Heather Earl, Nicolet National Bank
• Amanda Elliott, Brown & Brown
• Todd Freeman, Appleton Police Department
• Andrew Gast, BLC Community Bank
• Gabriel Grahek, Herrling Clark Law Firm, Ltd.
• Brandon Gries, Nicolet National Bank
• Jolene Kamp, Copperstone Assisted Living
• Monjot Kang, ThedaCare
• Jessica Klingberg, The Community Blood Center, Inc
• Tyler Krowiorz, Jewelers Mutual Group
• Heather Landreman, Tri-County Dental
• Kelsey Lutzow, Community Living Solutions
• Anne Mares, Coalesce Marketing & Design
• Chris McDaniel, Kaukauna Area School District
• Amber Nelson, Lawrence University
• Terra Niemczyk, Great Northern Corporation
• Kari Prentice, Miller Electric Mfg LLC
• Sheng Riechers, City of Appleton
• Philip Riley, Xavier Catholic Schools
• Hope Schaefer, Girls on the Run of Northeast WI
• Craig Schott, Thrivent
• Billie Sherman, VF Corporation
• Meghan Sherwood, United Way Fox Cities
• Jacquline Smedberg, Appleton Area School District
• Melissa Smith, Wipfli LLP
• Jennifer Van Thiel, Fox Valley Technical College
• Randy Williams, Miron Construction Co., Inc.
• Paige Zoelk, Community First Credit Union


About Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce
The Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce captures the energy of one of Wisconsin’s most dynamic regions and transforms it into innovative programs and services for its business members. The Fox Cities Chamber serves all of the Fox Cities communities within the counties of Outagamie, Calumet and the northern portion of Winnebago. The Fox Cities Chamber plays a leadership role in regional economic development efforts in Northeastern Wisconsin. For more information, visit www.foxcitieschamber.com.