• Member Programs

  • Leadership Perryville

    Whether you have lived in the Perryville Area for a short time or all of your life, Leadership Perryville will help you discover what is happening in the community and how you can get involved.

    Leadership Perryville is an innovative community program designed to identify and motivate emerging leaders and to develop their potential for community leadership roles by exposing them to opportunities, realities and challenges of our community. Individuals who have a genuine interest in leadership, who desire to increase their own levels of involvement, and who wish to broaden their knowledge are encouraged to participate.

    The eight, one-day sessions are held the third Tuesday of each month from 8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m., beginning in March and ending in October. At each session, community leaders and experts from area organizations and institutions participate in class sessions with the intent of stimulating and provoking new thoughts and ideas and highlighting real challenges, realities and opportunities within the Perryville area.

    Leadership Perryville also offers first-hand experience through tours of local manufacturing plants, healthcare facilities, area schools, media outlets and many other businesses and organizations.

    Applicants for the program must have the support and commitment from their business or organization and should possess the personal commitment to attend all of the program sessions. For more information, please contact Jackie Wengert at jackie@perryvillemo.com or (573) 547-6062. 


    Leadership Perryville Class of 2016

    • Jennifer Pingel, Paycheck Payroll Services
    • Kelly Brown, Coldwell Banker Professional Associates
    • Brook Hayden, Robinson Construction
    • Carisa Stark, Mary Jane Burgers and Brew
    • Dr. Patrick O'Hara, Cross Trails Medical Center
    • Wayne Grein, Citizens Electric Corporation
    • Tiffany Haertling, The Bank of Missouri
    • Rich Thomas, Perry County School District #32
    • Jim Cadwell, City of Perryville
    • Denise Steffens, First State Community Bank
    • Steve Elsea, Citizens Electric Corporation
    • Judd Hagans, Robinson Construction
    • Devin Coppaway, Mary Jane Burgers and Brew


    Young Professionals 

    The Perryville Area Chamber of Commerce's Young Professionals is committed to the advancement of the 21 to 40 year-old workforce, focusing on the development of future business leaders. Monthly events are scheduled the second Thursday of each month from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Please check the calendar for event details. 

    What to Join? 

    There is no cost to join the young professionals group if your company is a Perryville Area Chamber of Commerce member. Social and educational events are free and feel free to bring your friends and co-workers. For more information contact Jackie Wengert at jackie@perryvillemo.com or (573) 547-6062. 

    Young Professional Co-Chairs

    Kaitlyn Wibbenmeyer, The Bank of Missouri  

    David Hinkebein, Reliable Insurance Services

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