Episode 1: Chantel Schieffer - Leadership Montana
Preview Episode
August 25, 2020
Episode 2: Major Robinson
October 15, 2020


Listen first. It is what all great leaders do.

Episode 1: Chantel Schieffer

In this episode, Eric and Chantel set the stage for the Listen First Montana podcast series. We start with discussions on Chantel’s personal values, how and why she works hard to bridge divides and create community, and wrap up with a quick debate on what candy is the best. Get ready to think, feel, and laugh.

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Eric Halverson


Eric, a graduate of Leadership Montana Class of 2016 and Masters Class 2019, leads this project with an unmatched curiosity and thirst for learning how each interviewee leans into leading. Eric magically brings to life the story underneath the words and weaves together a series that perfectly illustrates the meaning and value of listening deeply. Originally from Billings, Eric currently resides in Missoula where he serves as the Communications and Development Administrator for Partnership Health Center.


Chantel Schieffer


President & CEO of Leadership Montana.