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Leadership for Montana’s Future

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Leadership for Montana’s Future

Leadership Montana – building a better Montana through knowledge, collaboration, and civility.

 

A collaboration of leaders from business, labor, healthcare, education, nonprofit, and government coming together to form a strong partnership for the betterment of our state. Leadership Montana offers participants a program that strengthens leadership skills while fostering personal growth and reflection. Participants gain a deeper awareness of issues affecting Montana all while building powerful and personal connections with their classmates and network of committed alumni.

Leadership Montana – building a better Montana through knowledge, collaboration, and civility.

 

A collaboration of leaders from business, labor, healthcare, education, nonprofit, and government coming together to form a strong partnership for the betterment of our state. Leadership Montana offers participants a program that strengthens leadership skills while fostering personal growth and reflection. Participants gain a deeper awareness of issues affecting Montana all while building powerful and personal connections with their classmates and network of committed alumni.

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Testimonials

  • Chris Warden, Washington Corporations
    "Leadership Montana has been and continues to be an invaluable partner in my life. Through the program I have been able to develop meaningful relationships and leadership skills that are unparalleled."
    Chris Warden, Washington Corporations
    Missoula, Class of 2006
  • Andy Metroka, Montana State Fund
    “It’s rare to have a structured opportunity to pause and reflect on what it means to be a leader and how each of us as individuals in the class are growing and developing our leadership skills. The time in Leadership Montana has offered an opportunity to do just that. ”
    Andy Metroka, Montana State Fund
    Helena, Class of 2017
  •  Jim Bennett, MSU Northern Foundation
    “The people in Leadership Montana have all had a decidedly different life than mine. We all have different interests and beliefs. Yet many of us have been able to build a meaningful connection with each other, even if we disagree on things.”
    Jim Bennett, MSU Northern Foundation
    Havre, Class of 2017
  • Angela Nunn, Department of Justice
    "Leadership Montana gave me a backpack full of tools, connections, and experiences that I pull out on a regular basis and will help me tackle my goal and many more in the years to come."
    Angela Nunn, Department of Justice
    Helena, Class of 2016
  • DJ Clark, Sanderson Stewart
    “I’ve always been proud to be a Montanan, but the Leadership Montana experience has made me want to work harder, do more, and have a bigger impact in our state – to make Montana proud of me.”
    DJ Clark, Sanderson Stewart
    Billings, Class of 2017
  • Don Chery, GlacierBancorp
    “With the additional knowledge of each of the geographic areas we visited and the professions represented from the tours, panelists and speakers, we are able to make better decisions for our own benefit as well as the communities we serve.”
    Don Chery, GlacierBancorp
    Kalispell, Class of 2017
  • Sarah Sadowski, State of Montana
    “This course provided me the time to deepen understanding of the strengths and barriers facing individuals and Montana as a whole. The experience brings diverse people together and as a result, puts faces and names to perspectives....”
    Sarah Sadowski, State of Montana
    Helena, Class of 2011
  • EJ Porth, Gallatin Valley Land Trust
    “I have the tools now to really listen to people who disagree with me, in a way that seeks to understand instead of persuade.”
    EJ Porth, Gallatin Valley Land Trust
    Bozeman, Class of 2017
  • Amber Sundsted, Billings Realtors Association
    "People have recognized a change in me, they have seen a spark, that something is different, a different attitude. [My classmates] are 37 people I really needed in my life, and I didn't know it . . . I cannot say enough good things about Leadership Montana."
    Amber Sundsted, Billings Realtors Association
    Billings, Class of 2012
  • Chuck Winn, City of Bozeman
    "Leadership Montana helped me reconfirm the importance of leading where you are, all day, every day."
    Chuck Winn, City of Bozeman
    Bozeman, Class of 2016
  • Paula Eberling, Victim Witness Advocate
    "I have shared the last year with a very diverse group of people. . . . We gathered and united, and this is the very reason why I know that with the continuance of Leadership Montana, we as a state can grow and embrace future Montanans to become great leaders.”
    Paula Eberling, Victim Witness Advocate
    Sidney, Class of 2017
  • Joe Racicot, Montana Rail Link
    “Leadership Montana has shown that simply listening to the viewpoint of others, even if it differs from your own, can serve as a catalyst to facilitate an open and productive dialogue that leads to collective problem solving and stronger relationships.”
    Joe Racicot, Montana Rail Link
    Missoula, Class of 2017
  • Laurence Hubbard, Montana State Fund
    “Diversity of opinion is healthy – divisiveness is not. Leadership Montana enables people from diverse backgrounds and perspectives to share a common experience in an atmosphere of courtesy and respect.”
    Laurence Hubbard, Montana State Fund
    Helena, Class of 2007
  • Alan Satterlee, North Valley Hospital
    “Seeing firsthand the individuals and families working hard at their ranch, business or job and what they are doing and facing in their communities has made all the issues more real to me.”
    Alan Satterlee, North Valley Hospital
    Kalispell, Class of 2017
  • Jim Bliss, Tri-State Restaurant Supply
    “There is no doubt that my family, community and business has benefited beyond words from what I have learned.... I will spend the rest of my career and my life helping the citizens of the State of Montana, my family, friends, and employees have and create better lives.”
    Jim Bliss, Tri-State Restaurant Supply
    Kalispell, Class of 2010
  • Mike Follett, Billings Clinic
    "Leadership Montana framed the state in a different way for me."
    Mike Follett, Billings Clinic
    Billings, Class of 2015

Upcoming Events

Testimonials

  • Angela Nunn, Department of Justice
    "Leadership Montana gave me a backpack full of tools, connections, and experiences that I pull out on a regular basis and will help me tackle my goal and many more in the years to come."
    Angela Nunn, Department of Justice
    Helena, Class of 2016
  • Paula Eberling, Victim Witness Advocate
    "I have shared the last year with a very diverse group of people. . . . We gathered and united, and this is the very reason why I know that with the continuance of Leadership Montana, we as a state can grow and embrace future Montanans to become great leaders.”
    Paula Eberling, Victim Witness Advocate
    Sidney, Class of 2017
  • Chuck Winn, City of Bozeman
    "Leadership Montana helped me reconfirm the importance of leading where you are, all day, every day."
    Chuck Winn, City of Bozeman
    Bozeman, Class of 2016
  • Don Chery, GlacierBancorp
    “With the additional knowledge of each of the geographic areas we visited and the professions represented from the tours, panelists and speakers, we are able to make better decisions for our own benefit as well as the communities we serve.”
    Don Chery, GlacierBancorp
    Kalispell, Class of 2017
  • Amber Sundsted, Billings Realtors Association
    "People have recognized a change in me, they have seen a spark, that something is different, a different attitude. [My classmates] are 37 people I really needed in my life, and I didn't know it . . . I cannot say enough good things about Leadership Montana."
    Amber Sundsted, Billings Realtors Association
    Billings, Class of 2012
  • Jim Bliss, Tri-State Restaurant Supply
    “There is no doubt that my family, community and business has benefited beyond words from what I have learned.... I will spend the rest of my career and my life helping the citizens of the State of Montana, my family, friends, and employees have and create better lives.”
    Jim Bliss, Tri-State Restaurant Supply
    Kalispell, Class of 2010
  • Andy Metroka, Montana State Fund
    “It’s rare to have a structured opportunity to pause and reflect on what it means to be a leader and how each of us as individuals in the class are growing and developing our leadership skills. The time in Leadership Montana has offered an opportunity to do just that. ”
    Andy Metroka, Montana State Fund
    Helena, Class of 2017
  • Chris Warden, Washington Corporations
    "Leadership Montana has been and continues to be an invaluable partner in my life. Through the program I have been able to develop meaningful relationships and leadership skills that are unparalleled."
    Chris Warden, Washington Corporations
    Missoula, Class of 2006
  • Mike Follett, Billings Clinic
    "Leadership Montana framed the state in a different way for me."
    Mike Follett, Billings Clinic
    Billings, Class of 2015
  • EJ Porth, Gallatin Valley Land Trust
    “I have the tools now to really listen to people who disagree with me, in a way that seeks to understand instead of persuade.”
    EJ Porth, Gallatin Valley Land Trust
    Bozeman, Class of 2017
  • Sarah Sadowski, State of Montana
    “This course provided me the time to deepen understanding of the strengths and barriers facing individuals and Montana as a whole. The experience brings diverse people together and as a result, puts faces and names to perspectives....”
    Sarah Sadowski, State of Montana
    Helena, Class of 2011
  • Alan Satterlee, North Valley Hospital
    “Seeing firsthand the individuals and families working hard at their ranch, business or job and what they are doing and facing in their communities has made all the issues more real to me.”
    Alan Satterlee, North Valley Hospital
    Kalispell, Class of 2017
  • Joe Racicot, Montana Rail Link
    “Leadership Montana has shown that simply listening to the viewpoint of others, even if it differs from your own, can serve as a catalyst to facilitate an open and productive dialogue that leads to collective problem solving and stronger relationships.”
    Joe Racicot, Montana Rail Link
    Missoula, Class of 2017
  • Laurence Hubbard, Montana State Fund
    “Diversity of opinion is healthy – divisiveness is not. Leadership Montana enables people from diverse backgrounds and perspectives to share a common experience in an atmosphere of courtesy and respect.”
    Laurence Hubbard, Montana State Fund
    Helena, Class of 2007
  • DJ Clark, Sanderson Stewart
    “I’ve always been proud to be a Montanan, but the Leadership Montana experience has made me want to work harder, do more, and have a bigger impact in our state – to make Montana proud of me.”
    DJ Clark, Sanderson Stewart
    Billings, Class of 2017
  •  Jim Bennett, MSU Northern Foundation
    “The people in Leadership Montana have all had a decidedly different life than mine. We all have different interests and beliefs. Yet many of us have been able to build a meaningful connection with each other, even if we disagree on things.”
    Jim Bennett, MSU Northern Foundation
    Havre, Class of 2017

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