Leadercast DeKalb 2018

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Name: Leadercast DeKalb 2018
Date: May 4, 2018
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM EDT
Registration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.
Event Description:

The world is looking for great leaders to follow.

You can’t lead others effectively without learning how to lead yourself first. That’s why in 2018, Leadercast Live will help you develop your own leadership skills and style so you can learn how lead yourself well. Our speakers will highlight their personal experiences for you to learn from, and share tips you can apply to your own leadership journey. 

This years speakers included:
  • Andy Stanley, Founding Pastor of North Point Ministries
  • Ian Cron, Senior Pastor of Trinity Church
  • Carey Lohrenz, First Female F-14 Tomcat Pilot
  • Jim Loehr, Ed.D., Co-Founder of Human Performance Institute
  • Michael Hyatt, New York Times Best-Selling Author and Founder of Michael Hyatt & Company 
  • Mae Jemison, MD, NASA astronaut and first woman of color to travel into space
  • Joe Torre, Chief Baseball Officer for MLB
  • Tripp Crosby, Owner of Green Tricycle Films and Host of Leadercast Live

We will also be featuring a series of local leaders. Our local speakers include:

Chris Straw, Founder & President of Team Quality Services
Team Quality Services is a firm that provides Quality Control services to companies. Certified in Lean Six-Sigma, Internal Auditing and Customer Service, Chris is also a graduate from Purdue University and a decorated officer, pilot and veteran of the US Air Force Reserves having flown combat missions in Bosnia, Kosovo, Iraq, and Afghanistan. Residing in Auburn, Indiana with his wife and children, Chris is very Active in the community, volunteering and serving on the Board of Directors for several organizations including the Northeast Indiana Defense Industrial Association (NIDIA), Northeast Indiana Works, and DeKalb County's Launch Tank entrepreneurial competition. Chris has received the Ernestine Raclin Community Leadership Award for Northeast Indiana and the Junior Achievement Award for Excellence in Economic Education. 
"Leadership and followership are only one place apart."

Logan Rinehold, Rinehold Tack & Western Wear
Logan Rinehold was born and raised in Waterloo, IN where he currently resides and manages Rinehold Tack & Western Wear, a family business dating back to 1968. A 2011 graduate from DeKalb High School, Logan has always been very active in agricultural activities such as 4-H and FFA. After high school graduation, he attended Black Hawk East, a small junior college in Illinois, and then Purdue University where he received a full-ride scholarship to compete on their livestock evaluation teams. At the junior and senior college levels, Logan was a member of the National Champion livestock judging teams. He received his Bachelor's degree from Purdue in Agricultural Economics in 2015. 
"Leadership is practiced not so much in words as in attitude and in actions."
Harold S. Geneen
Tasha Eicher, DeKalb Health
 Tasha Eicher brings more than 20 years of progressive healthcare experience to her new role as a chief executive officer of DeKalb Health. In 1998, Eicher began her healthcare career at Community Hospitals and Wellness Center is Bryan, Ohio while attending college. Her expertise continued to grow with positions at Dupont Hospital in Fort Wayne, Indiana, serving as director of health information management, case management, and the sleep center. Then in Nashville, Tennessee, serving as the business director and director of clinical operations at St. Thomas Hospital, and returning to Indiana as the executive director of cardiovascular services at Lutheran Medical Group in Fort Wayne. In 2015, Eicher joined the DeKalb Health team as vice president of physician services, strategy, and development. In January 2018, she was appointed interim CEO and in March, was selected as chief executive officer. Eicher also holds the distinction as the first female CEO in the 54-year history of the hospital. She is a graduate of Western Governors University receiving a bachelor's in Business and Master of Business Administration. She also holds an associate's degree in Business from Northwest State Community College in Archbold, Ohio and an associate's degree in Health Information Management from Hutchinson Community College in Hutchinson, Kansas. Eicher prides herself on being a "servant leader" and is passionate about DeKalb Health's service to the community and its patients. When she is not working on strategic initiatives at DeKalb Health, she serves as president of the Hicksville School Foundation, JAM Center board member, and teaches the 4th grade CCD at St. Michaels Catholic Church. Eicher enjoys spending time with family, cheering on her children in athletic events, reading, and vacationing to warm places. Eicher, her husband Marlin, daughter Macie, and son Luke reside in Hicksville, Ohio.

CEU (continuing education units) Credits available in human resources, nursing and general credits for attendees. 

Click here to view the 2018 Sponsorship Flier.

EARLY BIRD: $10 off Registration
Register by March 28th to be registered to win a one night stay at French Lick Resort!*

*Must be 21 years or older to enter.

Take a look at a past Leadercast DeKalb in this video:  DeKalb Chamber Leadercast 
(Created by Midwest Film Factory)  

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Thank you to our sponsors!

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Event Sponsors:
  • R.P. Wakefield Co.
  • Color Master, Inc.
  • DeKalb County Economic Development Partnership
  • Vision Source Innovative Eye Care
  • Community Foundation DeKalb County
County Line Church of God (Auditorium)
7716 North County Line Rd.
Auburn, IN 46706
Date/Time Information:
Friday, May 4th
Program 9 am-4 pm  

Doors Open: 8:15 am

Come early for networking and coffee.
Contact Information:
Teresa Harmeyer, 260.925.2100
Simulcast materials and lunch provided.

Registration Fee:
  • Members: $85
  • Non-members: $99  
Group Rates Available.
Contact Teresa Harmeyer at 260.925.2100 or teresa@dekalbchamberpartnership.com.
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