The next Spotlight for Young Professionals program begins in February 2018
Leadership Stark County offers two Spotlight sessions a year, with sessions launching in February and September. This program, for young professionals in their 20’s to early 30’s, is geared towards individuals who are ready to take their career and community involvement to the next level. Also, It is a great option for employers to enhance leadership potential and build leadership competencies in young professionals.
Spotlight Stark County young professionals will:
- Learn about the history, current and upcoming advancements of Stark County
- Meet and network with other young professionals from a variety of industries and across multiple locations in the county
- Increase their understanding of personal and professional strengths based on Gallup StrengthsFinder with trained facilitators
- Be enlightened and exposed to multiple opportunities to become a local leader by volunteering their time and interests
- Create an individualized development plan to further personal and professional growth
- And much more!
Spotlight Programming enhances understanding and growth in the Leadership Stark County Competencies:
– Effective Communication – Strategic Agility – Collaboration – Innovation and Technology – Service to Others – Relationship Building –
The 2017 Fall Spotlight sessions meet at the Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce.
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Tuesday, April 3, 2018
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Tuesday, May 1, 2018
-Tuition: $525 per person and includes all materials
-Tuition assistance is available for participants from entrepreneur and non-profit organizations
-Companies may enroll a cohort of up to 10 employees
-Applications are available now and until the class is filled
We recommend the Wellspring UnSpeaker series as a companion to the Spotlight Stark County Program
The Wellspring series is wrapping up its unique morning sessions of insight, discussion, and learning from renowned speakers. The final session is:
- Nov. 15-Building a Vision, Making it Reality
The Wellspring sessions are $25 each.
2017 Spring Spotlight for Young Professionals Class
Michael Blinn, Field Service Technician, Graphic Enterprises
Sarah Bowen, Master, with Children’s Emphasis, Stark County District Library
Carson Denning, Personal Banker, KeyBank
Amy Dravecky, Talent Programs Analyst, TimkenSteel Corporation
Jerrod Fowkes, Area Manager, Process Control, TimkenSteel Corporation
Greg Friend, Associate Attorney, Soles Law Offices
Emily Geig, Marketing and Events Coordinator, Employers Health
Nathan Mellion, President, Mellion Orthodontics
Stephanie Miller, Hospitality & Membership Director, Shady Hollow Country Club
Ashley Moore, Marketing Coordinator, Brechbuhler Scales, Inc.
Paul Petrovic, Manager – Finish Met QA, TimkenSteel Corporation
Emily Schockling, Accounting Administrator, SARTA
Kaley Smitley, Coordinator of Residential Administrative Services, Walsh University
Olivia Tharp, Public Relations and Social Media Specialist, WRL Advertising
Sara Umstead, Contract Services Representative, SARTA
Rebecca Weiand, Practice Growth Specialist, REA & Associates
George Williams, Associate Dentist, Williams Family Dental Group
Dustin Wilson, Financial Advisor, Northwestern Mutual
Fall 2017 Spotlight Stark County Class
John Ankerman, Agent, Van Nostran Young & Associates
Matt Armstrong, Organizational Administrator, John Patrick Picard Architect, Inc.
Mariah Aubihl, Young Adult Specialist, Goodwill Industries of Greater Cleveland and East Central Ohio Inc.
Jordan Boon, Process Engineer, Marathon Petroleum
Ryan Carrick, Architectural Intern, John Patrick Picard Architect, Inc.
Mihaela Ciupitu, Sr. Transactional Services Analyst, TimkenSteel Corporation
Katie Collins, Project Analyst II, Kenan Advantage Group
Kaitlyn Cook, Senior Associate, HBK CPAs & Consultants
Sara Ehret, Assistant Lecturer, The University of Akron
Michael Evans, Government Relations Program Manager, Cleveland Clinic
Angelina Gingo, Attorney, Gingo Law Office, LLC
Lauren Grove, Human Resources Representative II, Hendrickson
Deanna Kidwell, Client Service Representative, Schauer Group
Mark Lindsey, Attorney, Winkhart, Rambacher & Griffin
Joshua Pedrozo, Account Management Executive, Employers Health
Elissa Prazer, Event Manager, Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival, Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce
Kayla Rankin, Sr. Sales Engineer, TimkenSteel Corporation
Joel Rich, Strategic Product Development and Sales Support, Midlake Products & Mfg Co.
Callie Sandholm, Technical Services Engineer, Marathon Petroleum
Hans Sandholm, Operations Process Specialist, Marathon Petrolum
Andrew Siekmann, Economics and Planning, Marathon Petroleum
Tyler Stamm, HR Manager, Hendrickson
Brian Stoner, Environmental Professional, Marathon Petroleum
Matthew Strobelt, Consultant, CFS-Creative Financial Solutions
Susan Stroup, Chief Officer of Social Services, Coleman Professional Services
Samantha Swisher, Hair stylist/Owner, Modern Hairitage Salon
Brennan Ujcich, Process Control Engineer, TimkenSteel Corporation
Kara White, Associate Marketing Specialist, Meals on Wheels of Stark & Wayne Counties