BETTENDORF, IOWA (January 27, 2023) — The Quad Cities Chamber is pleased to announce sixteen individuals have joined the second cohort of Leadership QC. Leadership QC is a program for experienced community leaders and innovative thinkers who want to enhance their leadership skills. They will meet for a full-day once a month for nine months.

“The purpose of Leadership QC is to create a space for community-minded individuals to come together to learn about corporate social responsibility and to harness their existing leadership toward common goals in our community,” said LaDrina Wilson, CEO of the Quad Cities Chamber. “The goal is that people learn a little bit about themselves, but also get connected to what it truly means to be a regional thinker and a regional leader.”

Congratulations to the Chamber’s second Leadership QC cohort:

  • Nicholas Armstrong, Dohrn Transfer Company
  • Abbie Bruns, Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Mississippi Valley
  • Janessa Calderon, Greater Hispanic Chamber of the Quad Cities
  • Kristen Doonan, IH Mississippi Valley Credit Union
  • Tilford Flowers, John Deere
  • Tharlyn Fox, John Deere
  • Megan Gibbs, Dohrn Transfer Company
  • Randall Goblirsch, St Ambrose University
  • Jason Gustafson, John Deere
  • Charla  Hollowell, Vera French Community Mental Health Center
  • Riane Leib, Huiskamp Collins Investments LLC
  • Nevada Lemke, City of Silvis
  • Alexi Licata, John Deere
  • Kendra Schaapveld, Equus Workforce Solutions
  • Beth Takemoto, John Deere Davenport Works
  • Kaye Whitley, City of Moline

About Quad Cities Chamber:

The Quad Cities Chamber facilitates business growth to help create a prosperous regional economy where all can thrive. Its work is focused in three strategic areas: Business and economic growth; placemaking and place-management; and talent attraction and development.

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