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This week we had our elevator pitches which for me was nerve wrecking and exciting all at the same time. I say that because I hate embarrassing myself in front of people I know and ...

You are personally invited to the Belleville CEO Trade Show which will be Wednesday, April 28 in Heritage Hall at Althoff Catholic High School.  There will be 35 businesses showcased ...
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You are personally invited to the Belleville CEO Trade Show which will be Wednesday, April 28 in Heritage Hall at Althoff Catholic High School. There will be 35 businesses showcased ...

The Belleville CEO Students are so thankful to these AMAZING companies and individuals who have agreed to sponsor the Belleville CEO Golf Classic on April 12.  Gold Sponsors:  Bouse ...
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The Belleville CEO Students are so thankful to these AMAZING companies and individuals who have agreed to sponsor the Belleville CEO Golf Classic on April 12. Gold Sponsors: Bouse ...

Quickly Approaching:  The Belleville CEO Golf Classic at Cardinal Creek Golf Course on Scott Air Force Base will be Monday, April 12.   Don't miss your chance to play some golf ...
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Quickly Approaching: The Belleville CEO Golf Classic at Cardinal Creek Golf Course on Scott Air Force Base will be Monday, April 12. Don't miss your chance to play some golf ...

As we get closer to our last day of class I am extremely grateful for all of the speakers and the opportunities that we have received as a class. As I went into my pitch, I had many ...

On Tuesday, we met with the owners of the Edge. I believe one of the reasons they have been so successful over the past 26 years is because of their knowledge and passion in their ...

I was very nervous for my elevator pitch, but I thought I did very well. I prepared pretty well, and it was really great to talk with Patrick McKeehan. He really helped me to make sure ...

Congratulations to the following Second Session Winners of the 6th Annual Belleville CEO Elevator Pitch sponsored by Small Business Development Center SIUE.    First Place: Jay ...
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Congratulations to the following Second Session Winners of the 6th Annual Belleville CEO Elevator Pitch sponsored by Small Business Development Center SIUE. First Place: Jay ...

Congratulations to the following First Session Winners of the 6th Annual Belleville CEO Elevator Pitch sponsored by Small Business Development Center SIUE.    First Place: Keon Harris ...
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Congratulations to the following First Session Winners of the 6th Annual Belleville CEO Elevator Pitch sponsored by Small Business Development Center SIUE. First Place: Keon Harris ...

On Friday, CFO Miles Wilhelm.and COO Mason Wagner led the discussion on the class business, Belleville CEO Golf Classic.
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On Friday, CFO Miles Wilhelm.and COO Mason Wagner led the discussion on the class business, Belleville CEO Golf Classic.

Our 6th Annual Belleville CEO Elevator Pitch Competition was held on Thursday at our home base, Damascus Road Fellowship.  A huge thank you to JoAnn DiMaggio-May and the SBDC SIUE for ...
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Our 6th Annual Belleville CEO Elevator Pitch Competition was held on Thursday at our home base, Damascus Road Fellowship. A huge thank you to JoAnn DiMaggio-May and the SBDC SIUE for ...

On Wednesday, the Belleville CEO Board hosted a Zoom Investor Impact Update. A big thank you to our two alumni from the Class of 2019, Devin Jankowski and David Osthoff who spoke about ...
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On Wednesday, the Belleville CEO Board hosted a Zoom Investor Impact Update. A big thank you to our two alumni from the Class of 2019, Devin Jankowski and David Osthoff who spoke about ...

On Tuesday Belleville CEO Investors and Mentors Keith and Mary Dahm Schell, owners of The Edge, which is the Belleville CEO home base on Tuesdays, talked about how they got their start ...
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On Tuesday Belleville CEO Investors and Mentors Keith and Mary Dahm Schell, owners of The Edge, which is the Belleville CEO home base on Tuesdays, talked about how they got their start ...

A big thank you to Mentors Dave Padgett and Jim Strausbaugh for stopping by our host business, Damascus Road, today to meet with their mentees and review their business plans and ...

The Belleville CEO Students are so thankful to the following companies and individuals who have agreed to sponsor the Belleville CEO Golf Classic on April 12.  Gold Sponsors:  Bouse ...
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The Belleville CEO Students are so thankful to the following companies and individuals who have agreed to sponsor the Belleville CEO Golf Classic on April 12. Gold Sponsors: Bouse ...

Quickly Approaching:  The Belleville CEO Trade Show will be Wednesday, April 28 in Heritage Hall at Althoff Catholic High School.  There will be 35 businesses showcased from 5 to 7 ...
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Quickly Approaching: The Belleville CEO Trade Show will be Wednesday, April 28 in Heritage Hall at Althoff Catholic High School. There will be 35 businesses showcased from 5 to 7 ...

Our second presentation of the week might have been my favorite of the year. Josh McDermott really used a lot of the things that Dawn Mushill was talking about in her presentation. He ...

Judy Cox’s had a great presentation. I admire how she is a woman who locally invests in the lives of others. She made mention of how she does her very best to stay up to date on ...

On Tuesday, Mr. Josh McDermott spoke with us, and his story is a perfect example of how life isn’t a laser beam. For starters, I loved the imagery that he used in his presentation; it ...

On Monday, we met with Dawn Mushill from Customer Service and Beyond. Ms. Mushill has had lots of experience speaking with people all around the area. She even wrote a book about her ...

On Tuesday, we met with Josh McDermott at The Edge. I thought his presentation was awesome especially because he had a slideshow to share the journey he took to get to where he is ...

On Monday we heard from Dawn Mushill. It was great to hear from her because she was very personable and energetic. I think she had a phenomenal presentation because she was so ...

Tuesday’s presentation from Josh McDermott was one of my favorite presentations this year. He spoke mainly about his life story and the challenges that came from it. In life, you will ...

At Belleville CEO we met with Fearless Founders where Derek Canton gave us a presentation about his business, PaerPay. I was surprised when I began to research him prior to meeting ...

We had another great zoom with Derek Canton the founder of PaerPay, for the Fearless Founders series. “Best way to start doing is to just start doing.” This quote by Mr. Canton really ...

On Tuesday we met with Josh McDermott. A big emphasis that was put on his presentation was that life can often go a direction far from which you had initially planned. He talked ...

Dawn Mushill’s presentation was extremely insightful for our elevator pitches and for our overall appearance as business owners. She talked about basically being open and setting a ...

Don't miss your chance to play some golf, possibly see some amazing planes take off and land at Scott Air Force Base, and be part of giving back to a military charity, The Joseph ...
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Don't miss your chance to play some golf, possibly see some amazing planes take off and land at Scott Air Force Base, and be part of giving back to a military charity, The Joseph ...

I had a great time learning about customer service. Mrs. Mushill was full of energy and interesting. She showed me how first impressions mean everything. She showed the difference ...

9 To 5 Or 5 To 9:  What's Your Hustle?  On Thursday, the Belleville CEO Students joined another Fearless Founders Zoom call with Series Host, Trevor May and Guest Speaker, Derek ...
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9 To 5 Or 5 To 9: What's Your Hustle? On Thursday, the Belleville CEO Students joined another Fearless Founders Zoom call with Series Host, Trevor May and Guest Speaker, Derek ...

A big thank you to Mrs. Karen Greenwald for facilitating the Belleville CEO classes on Monday and Tuesday.  It is much appreciated!
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A big thank you to Mrs. Karen Greenwald for facilitating the Belleville CEO classes on Monday and Tuesday. It is much appreciated!

Belleville CEO Investor, Board President, and Mentor Josh McDermott, owner of JT McDermott Remodeling Contractors, visited The Edge on Tuesday to speak to both classes about his ...
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Belleville CEO Investor, Board President, and Mentor Josh McDermott, owner of JT McDermott Remodeling Contractors, visited The Edge on Tuesday to speak to both classes about his ...

Monday morning the Belleville CEO classes hosted Mrs. Dawn Mushill, keynote speaker and CEO of Customer Service & Beyond for over 20 years! Mrs. Mushill began the class by stating the ...
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Monday morning the Belleville CEO classes hosted Mrs. Dawn Mushill, keynote speaker and CEO of Customer Service & Beyond for over 20 years! Mrs. Mushill began the class by stating the ...

This week we presented our elevator pitches. All of us really showed passion and initiative with them. My personal business, IT2U has grown very fast with the help of CEO. Because of ...

This week the chapters we read were very important and the one I connected with the most was, “It Matters How You Say It.” I strongly agree with that statement because there are many ...

Another thing that I learned this week was elevator pitches and how important they are for your business. As we tend to move closer and closer to our tradeshow, I am trying to get to ...

On Thursday we had our elevator pitches. I was very nervous for this pitch because I was nervous to present in front of the class. However, I was well prepared and I feel I presented ...

On Thursday, we gave our practice Elevator Pitches in front of the class and Mr. Patrick McKeehan. I was very nervous coming into this, and I didn’t know what to expect. Everyone did ...

Get ready to support some new start-up businesses in Belleville! The Belleville CEO Trade Show will be Wednesday, April 28 in Heritage Hall at Althoff Catholic High School.  There will ...
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Get ready to support some new start-up businesses in Belleville! The Belleville CEO Trade Show will be Wednesday, April 28 in Heritage Hall at Althoff Catholic High School. There will ...

Anyone up for a round of golf?  Click below to get registered for the Belleville CEO Golf Classic at Cardinal Creek Golf Course on Scott Air Force Base on Monday, April 12.  ...
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Anyone up for a round of golf? Click below to get registered for the Belleville CEO Golf Classic at Cardinal Creek Golf Course on Scott Air Force Base on Monday, April 12. ...

The Belleville CEO Students are so thankful to the following companies and individuals who have agreed to sponsor the Belleville CEO Golf Classic on April 12.  Gold Sponsors:  Bouse ...
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The Belleville CEO Students are so thankful to the following companies and individuals who have agreed to sponsor the Belleville CEO Golf Classic on April 12. Gold Sponsors: Bouse ...

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