Established Business Leaders

Our Mission: 

Help established business leaders stay engaged in the community through social networking, mentoring, advocacy, and educational opportunities. 


  • Connect established business leaders with entrepreneurs and young professionals through a mentorship program led by Hype and Spark 
  • Support the Chamber by providing input and advocacy on policy issues 
  • Facilitate educational and social networking opportunities 
  • Assist in promoting economic prosperity for the region 
  • Build a group of at least 50 established business leaders to participate in the program 

Interested in being part of the Establish Business Leaders? Sign up by completing the  Established Business Leaders (EBL) form.

Information brochure (PDF)


EBL Steering Committee members:

Harry Watts, Co-Chair                 
Dean Thibault, Co-Chair
Linda Cook, Co-Chair              
Jackie Hartman Borck                  
Lyle Butler                                                                  
Ann Christian                                           
Kent Glasscock 
Ronnie Grice
Tom Hawk
Doug Hinkin, M.D.
Ed Klimek
Dennis Mullin
Lana Oleen
Randy Peterson
Tom Phillips
Larie Schoap
Wayne Sloan