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2019 Leadership Manhattan Class Announced

Congratulations Leadership Manhattan Class of 2019!

MANHATTAN, KS (December 11, 2018 – Press Release) – The Manhattan Area Chamber of Commerce and the Leadership Manhattan Board is honored to announce the 2019 Class of Leadership Manhattan.

  • Stephen Bridenstine, Flint Hills Discovery Center

  • Melissa Brinkman, Rockhill Realty

  • Jennifer Clements-Olsen, Manhattan Nanny Services

  • Jeremy Crist, Riley County Attorney Office

  • Sara Crouch, Kansas State University

  • Edie Doane, Kansas Farm Bureau

  • Sarah Duggan, Meadowlark

  • Gwyn Fuqua, Frontier Management

  • Melissa Gamino, KS StateBank

  • Gerit Garman, Orazem & Scalora Engineering

  • Diane Hinrichs, Pawnee Mental Health

  • Jared Loomis, Olsson

  • Brett Louk, SMH Consultants

  • Matthew Parra, Sunflower Bank

  • Heather Peterson, Architect One

  • DJ Rezac, Vet and Biomedical Research Center, Inc.

  • Kate Ryan, Kansas State University Foundation

  • Levi Schneider, BHS Construction

  • Michael Solida, Evergy

  • Katie Stone, Bourbon & Baker.

A total of six sessions culminate in the class graduation luncheon scheduled for April 24, 2019 at The Bluemont Hotel.

Leadership Manhattan is primarily underwritten by 90 investors who have made financial commitments to Advantage Manhattan.

The mission of Leadership Manhattan is to ensure the vitality of our community by providing a continuous source of motivated leaders who are educated about the region, its challenges and opportunities, as well as trained and inspired to assume leadership roles in the Manhattan area at all levels.

Learn more about Leadership Manhattan here.

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