Elevate Leadership Academy was created in response to Cedar Valley Leadership Institute participants requesting more leadership training following their CVLI experience. It was developed with the support of Grow Cedar Valley.

Elevate was planned by an incredible taskforce of Cedar Valley leaders representing a variety of industries in conjunction with the Leader Valley team. The founding team included:

  • Kelsey Burke- VGM
  • Stephanie Detweiler- Grow Cedar Valley
  • Katie Hillyer- Wayne Communications
  • Shantavia Parker- Leader Valley
  • Kendra Richman- UnityPoint Health
  • Kyle Roed- CPM Roskamp
  • Shante Wallican-Nesbit- Collins Community Credit Union