Mentors

CEO Mentor

A mentoring program provides an effective networking model for Kokomo 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 Kokomo 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

Mary Baker
AndyMark, Inc.
Customer Service Manager

Kevin Bostic
Bona Vista
VP - Human Resources and Facilities

Amy Conrad
Greater Kokomo EDA
Director of Operations

Gina Curl
Bruno's Pizza
Owner

Steve DeLon
LeaderOne
Residential Mortgage Advisor / Branch Manager

Alec Downing
First Farmers Bank and Trust
AVP, Commercial Lender

Carly Eads
Carly Eads Photography
Owner

Abigail Gerig
Dragonwood
Owner

Bart Irwin
Community First Bank
LPL Financial Advisor

Kalena James
LCR Coaching
Business Transitions Trainer & Executive Coach

Jonathon Malin
Community First Bank
VP, Commercial Lender

Ryan Minick
LeaderOne
Residential Mortgage Advisor / Branch Manager

Johanna Moos
PlayPros
Co-owner/Marketing

Nick Pate
Nick Pate State Farm

Sara Pitcher
Sara Pitcher Law

Brad Priday
Rayls & Shepherd Insurance

Jerry Smith
BMO Harris Bank

Denise Stover
Liberty Financial

Ty Stover
First Farmers Bank and Trust
AVP, Commercial Lender