Mentors

CEO Mentor

A mentoring program provides an effective networking model for Madison Area 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 Madison Area 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

Jenny Askins
Destination Huntsville
C0-Founder, Chief Experience Officer

Maike Demeria
CAPABILITIX LLC
Owner

Chakri Deverapalli
UAH
Director of Information Systems at UAH & Founder/President SouthernCord Inc

Taylor Edge
Season Builder Foundation
CEO

Owen Franklin
Franklin Creative Solutions
CEO

Arlena Fulling
SBDC
Business Advisor

Jonathan Hard
H2L Solutions
CEO

Robert "Jason" Hyche
GaN
Program Manager

Matt Jones
Rocket Hatch
CEO

Eugene Jung
Champy's Chicken
Owner

Ron Klein
Consultant
Business Broker

Beth Kramer
Engenix
CEO/President

Kurt Lessman
Trideum
Vice President

Michele Platt
Avnik
CEO/President

Kristen Strickland
Bank Independent
VP, Sales Officer

Brandon Wilson
FRANDEVCO
Director of Franchise Development