February Luncheon

Jason Salamun is the Vice President of Operations at Black Hills Credit Union, a leading regional financial institution serving over 60,000 members across South Dakota. He spends his days doing what he enjoys most: developing talent, designing strategies, and executing awesome ideas.

Jason draws from a wide range of experiences including serving in the U.S. Air Force, guiding Organizational Development and Branding at a Fortune 500 company, and leading an award-winning team of Training and Development professionals at BHFCU.

Fueled by a desire to make a positive impact in our community, Jason has been involved in numerous civic, charitable, and ministry initiatives including serving on the Board of Directors for Leadership Rapid City, launching and leading a church community, and even walking in red high heels to fight domestic violence. Most of all, he’s a proud family man who is grateful to call the beautiful Black Hills his home.

Jason’s diverse background and bold personality has provided him the opportunity to speak to a wide variety of audiences as a trainer, facilitator, and storyteller. In his talk, “Every Last Drop” Jason will inspire and challenge leaders to get the most out of their life and leadership. Please join us on February 17th at 11:30 AM at the Adoba Hotel.

Please RSVP online to reserve your seat and lunch for this great leadership event.  Tickets are just $20, and you can pay online by following the link above.  While you can pay at the door, we will have limited walk-in seats available on the day of the event.

We are very grateful for our sponsors of this event.  If you are interested in sponsoring a monthly luncheon, please see a member of the board or email BlackHillsLeadership@gmail.com.

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January Luncheon

Welcome in 2016 with leaders from our own community! Kicking off 2016 is Brad Saathoff, CEO of Black Hills Works. Brad Saathoff came to the human services field after a career in the retail business world and was inspired by the work that employees with disabilities provided to the workplaces he supervised.
Brad has been with Black Hills Works and BH Services in Rapid City since 2002 where he has put to work his business background to obtain outcomes for people with disabilities in all areas of their lives, including employment, community living skills, day habilitation and recreation, and health outcomes.
Black Hills Works and BH Services is the fourth largest non- government employer in Rapid City with the scope of the organization being woven into the Rapid City community fabric in thousands of ways through the workforce of over 540 people they employ and the over 600 people with disabilities they support. Brad will be our featured speaker on January 20th at 11:30 AM at the Adoba Hotel.

Please RSVP online to reserve your seat and lunch for this great leadership event.  Tickets are just $20, and you can pay online by following the link above.  While you can pay at the door, we will have limited walk-in seats available on the day of the event.

We are very grateful for our sponsors of this event.  If you are interested in sponsoring a monthly luncheon, please see a member of the board or email BlackHillsLeadership@gmail.com.

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December Luncheon

Laura Schad is the Program Information Coordinator with Partnership With Native Americans, serving 60 tribal communities in the Northern Plains and Southwest. Since returning to South Dakota 25 years ago, her employment focus has been working in organizations serving American Indian populations in the Black Hills and throughout the United States. Laura will be our featured speaker on December 16th at 11:30 AM at the Adoba Hotel.

Please RSVP online to reserve your seat and lunch for this great leadership event.  Tickets are just $20, and you can pay online by following the link above.  While you can pay at the door, we will have limited walk-in seats available on the day of the event.

We are very grateful for our sponsors of this event.  If you are interested in sponsoring a monthly luncheon, please see a member of the board or email BlackHillsLeadership@gmail.com.

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November Luncheon

Linda Rabe is the President and CEO of the Rapid City Chamber of Commerce, and will be the featured speaker for our November luncheon. Linda has held the position of President and CEO since December 1, 2007, was the Chamber’s Vice President for 12 years, and prior to that she was the Convention Sales Director for the Rapid City Convention & Visitors Bureau, a division of the Rapid City Area Chamber of Commerce, for 5 years. She worked in the insurance industry in Rapid City for ten years before coming to the Chamber of Commerce. Please join us on November 18th at 11:30 AM at the Adoba Hotel.

Please RSVP online to reserve your seat and lunch for this great leadership event.  Tickets are just $20, and you can pay online by following the link above.  While you can pay at the door, we will have limited walk-in seats available on the day of the event.

We are very grateful for our sponsors of this event.  If you are interested in sponsoring a monthly luncheon, please see a member of the board or email BlackHillsLeadership@gmail.com.

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October Luncheon

Are you ready to hear from our next local leader?  Our October Luncheon is right around the corner, and we’re very excited to present Lieutenant Elias Diaz from the Rapid City Policy Department.  Please join us on October 21st at 11:30 AM at the Adoba Hotel.

Please R12032266_1504211649877619_5763501699493750791_nSVP online to reserve your seat and lunch for this great leadership event.  Tickets are just $20, and you can pay online by following the link above.  While you can pay at the door, we will have limited walk-in seats available on the day of the event.

Black Hills Leadership Development is an opportunity to hear about leadership in Rapid City and the surrounding area.  We’re excited to bring a new lineup of speakers for this year and look forward to seeing you!

Lastly, we are very grateful for our sponsors of this event.  If you are interested in sponsoring a monthly luncheon, please see a member of the board or email BlackHillsLeadership@gmail.com.

Sponsored by:

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September Luncheon

It’s time for the Black Hills Leadership Development Luncheon series to begin. We are very excited to announce that Rapid City Mayor Steve Allender will be speaking at our first luncheon.  Please join us on September 16th at 11:30 AM at the Adoba Hotel.

Please RSVP online to reserve your seat and lunch for this great leadership event.  Tickets are just $20, and you can pay online by following the link above.  While you can pay at the door, we will have limited walk-in seats available on the day of the event.

Black Hills Leadership Development is an opportunity to hear about leadership in Rapid City and the surrounding area.  We’re excited to bring a new lineup of speakers for this year and look forward to seeing you!

Lastly, we are very grateful for our sponsors of this event.  If you are interested in sponsoring a monthly luncheon, please see a member of the board or email BlackHillsLeadership@gmail.com.

Sponsored by:

 

Welcome back, Black Hills!

Welcome back, and thanks for stopping by.  The Black Hills Leadership Development team is busy planning our monthly luncheons for the 2015-2016 year.  Our first luncheon is scheduled for September 16, 2015.  More details will be available very soon, so please check here or our Facebook page.

Know a great speaker that we should bring in this year?  Leave us a comment here, or drop us a line at BlackHillsLeadership@gmail.com.