Emerging Leaders Committee

This committee determines action items that the organization can put in place to bring inclusivity and diversity to the Board and the Membership.  The committee advises and assists in improving the Leadership RiverBend program.  This committee assists in finding ways to attract, and encourage the involvement of young, emerging leaders employed by our members.

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Megan Brodnax | Phillips 66 Wood River Refinery

Cody Hinkle | Beverly Farm  

Trish Holmes | RiverBend Growth Association

Jennifer Jackson | Helmkamp Construction Co.  (CHAIRMAN)

Jeffrey Lauritzen | COUNTRY Financial® – Jeffrey Lauritzen

Ajay Pathak OSF HealthCare Saint Anthony’s Health Center

Rob Schwartz | Busey Bank

Alex St. Peters | RiverBend Growth Association

Matt Waters Liberty Bank

Dwight Werts | Werts Welding & Tank Service, Inc.