CEO Mentor

A mentoring program provides an effective networking model for Macoupin 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 Macoupin 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

Katie Ashworth
CNB Bank & Trust
Director of Marketing and Communications

Holly Crowe
Crowe Boot & Shoe

Josh Dixon
RE/MAX Results
Sales Executive

Becky Doyle
The Context Network

Dan Fisher
City of Gillespie

Jon Griffel

Tanya Kessinger
Carlinville Area Hospital
Chief Specialty Services Development Officer

Ryan Kleeman
State Farm
Licensed Insurance Agent

Tracy Koster
Carlinville Area Hospital
Chief Operating Officer

Adelmo Marchiori
CNB Bank & Trust
Comm/Ag Officer

Tina Olroyd
Country Financial
Financial Representative

Lyn Parrott
Vice President/Branch Manager

Ambrosia Redman


Scott Reichmann
Barber Murphy Group
Commercial Real-Estate Broker

MJ Rogers
USA Paralympic Archery

Nancy Ruyle
Ruyle & Sims, Attorneys at Law
Senior Partner

Matt Slightom
CNB Bank & Trust
AVP – Commercial/Ag Officer

Megan Wynn