CEO Mentor

A mentoring program provides an effective networking model for Belleville 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 Belleville 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

Brett Baltz
Egyptian Workspace Partners

Derek Betz
Fletcher's Kitchen & Tap

Kevin Bouse
Bouse Properties

Mary Dahm-Schell
The Edge

Teonna Davis
Class of 2018

Bob DeRousse
ABS Facility Maintenance

Stephen Dunn
Rummy Inc.

Brett Gilliland
Visionary Wealth Advisors

David Hill
Regions Bank
Branch Manager

Ashley Hunsaker
HTS Coatings, LLC
CEO & Owner

Rachel Jackson
Project Compassion

Mike Riley, Jr.
Professional Therapy Services & Sustainable Health Index
President & Managing Partner

Daniel Katzman
Katzman & Sugden, LLC

Jeffrey King
American Illinois Water

Anne Koleson
Metro East Gastroenterology

David Land
Scott Air Force Base Department of Defense
Lieutenant Colonel

Jenn Lyke
Catholic Health Association
Director, Communications & Marketing

Mike Marchal
Holland Construction Services

Josh McDermott
JT McDermott Remodeling Contractors, LLC

Jennifer Gomric Minton
St. Clair County
St Clair County Assessor

Donnie Minton
Minton Outdoor Services

Jimmy Monken
Morgan Stanley
Financial Consultant

Daniel Normansell
Emergency Medicine Physician Partner

Dave Padgett
Padgett Building and Remodeling
General Manager and Owner

Kevin Pesko
Bank of Belleville
Market President

Jennifer Smith
Energy Healer

Emily Vosse
United States Transportation Command
Contract Specialist NH-III, IT Business Solutions Support

Vance Vyers
Damascus Road Fellowship