Leadership Loveland

 Leadership Loveland is designed to develop emerging leaders in order to supplement and encourage high quality local leadership. Through the involvement of business, civic, and community leaders, the Leadership Loveland program addresses these basic goals:

  • To identify, motivate and develop community leaders.
  • To assist future leaders in identifying issues and problems facing the community and to develop possible solutions.
  • To provide program participants with opportunities to meet current leaders and encouraging greater community involvement.

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Welcome, 2016-17 Leadership Loveland Class!

2016-2017 Leadership Loveland Class Photo, Loveland Chamber of Commerce, Loveland Colorado

  • Matthew Barber, Bank of Colorado
  • Christine Berlage, New York Life
  • Allison Bohling, City of Loveland
  • Matthew Canaga, Larimer County Coroner’s Office
  • Carmen Cisneros, Kaiser Permanente
  • David Crowder, McWhinney
  • Rico Devlin, LC Real Estate Group
  • Raegan Eisele, Loveland Chamber of Commerce
  • Blas Estrada, The Group Real Estate
  • Kelli Estrada, Mueller and Associates CPA
  • Rollin Goering, LC Real Estate Group
  • Heather Gruwell, Weedin Agency
  • Milo “Buddy” Hovland, Great Western Bank
  • Wendy Lowe, P2 Solutions
  • Jillian Lucero, Aspen House Memory Care Assisted Living
  • Shane McWatters, Primerica
  • Shelley Polansky, Better Business Bureau
  • Matthew Putman, UCHealth
  • Tracie Reeves-Hartman, Fresh Plate Catering
  • Kayla Roofe, Fyn PR
  • Keller Taylor, Spectra/Budweiser Events Center
  • Tim Zimmerman, Thompson Valley EMS

Congratulations, 2015-2016 Leadership Loveland Class!

2015-2016 Leadership Loveland Class Photo - Loveland Colorado - Leadership Loveland is a Loveland Chamber of Commerce Program

Click here to see the 2015-2016 Leadership Loveland's Class Project and their generous sponsors!
Darren Boyle - UC Health Justin Perdue - City of Loveland
Dave Davis - UC Health Heidi Phelps - City of Fort Collins
Collin Eisenhart - Home State Bank Sarah Rice - Kaiser Permanente
Kelly Evans - Neighbor 2 Neighbor Patty Roehrs - Weedin Agency
Jamie Frost - Guaranty Bank Susie Stokes - Bank of Colorado
Vincent Gentry - Lamp Rynearson & Associates Mariah Swaffer - Platte River Power Authority
Liz Hogan - UC Health Brian Weirich - UC Health
Carly Miller Rabo - AgriFinance    
2015-2016 Class Project funded by these generous sponsors:
Allnut Funeral Services - Sponsor of Prom Impact, the class project of 2015-2016 Leadership Loveland Class, Loveland Chamber of Commerce, Loveland Colorado Berthoud Colorado Fire Protection District - Sponsor of Prom Impact, the class project of 2015-2016 Leadership Loveland Class, Loveland Chamber of Commerce, Loveland Colorado Colorado State Patrol - Sponsor of Prom Impact, the class project of 2015-2016 Leadership Loveland Class, Loveland Chamber of Commerce, Loveland Colorado Loveland Elks Drug Awareness - Sponsors of Prom Impact, the class project of 2015-2016 Leadership Loveland Class, Loveland Chamber of Commerce, Loveland Colorado
Guaranty Bank - Sponsor of Prom Impact, the class project of 2015-2016 Leadership Loveland Class, Loveland Chamber of Commerce, Loveland Colorado Home State Bank - Sponsor of Prom Impact, the class project of 2015-2016 Leadership Loveland Class, Loveland Chamber of Commerce, Loveland Colorado Kaiser Permanente - Sponsor of Prom Impact, the class project of 2015-2016 Leadership Loveland Class, Loveland Chamber of Commerce, Loveland Colorado Lamp Rynearson - Sponsor of Prom Impact, the class project of 2015-2016 Leadership Loveland Class, Loveland Chamber of Commerce, Loveland Colorado   
Loveland Fire Rescue - Sponsor of Prom Impact, the class project of 2015-2016 Leadership Loveland Class, Loveland Chamber of Commerce, Loveland Colorado Loveland Police Dept. - Sponsor of Prom Impact, the class project of 2015-2016 Leadership Loveland Class, Loveland Chamber of Commerce, Loveland Colorado Reporter Herald - Sponsor of Prom Impact, the class project of 2015-2016 Leadership Loveland Class, Loveland Chamber of Commerce, Loveland Colorado Stan's Auto Service - Sponsor of Prom Impact, the class project of 2015-2016 Leadership Loveland Class, Loveland Chamber of Commerce, Loveland Colorado
The Group Real Estate - Sponsor of Prom Impact, the class project of 2015-2016 Leadership Loveland Class, Loveland Chamber of Commerce, Loveland Colorado Thompson Valley EMS - Sponsor of Prom Impact, the class project of 2015-2016 Leadership Loveland Class, Loveland Chamber of Commerce, Loveland Colorado Thompson School District - Sponsor of Prom Impact, the class project of 2015-2016 Leadership Loveland Class, Loveland Chamber of Commerce, Loveland Colorado UC Health - Sponsor of Prom Impact, the class project of 2015-2016 Leadership Loveland Class, Loveland Chamber of Commerce, Loveland Colorado
2015-2016 Leadership Loveland Sponsor - Black Jack Pizza, Loveland Chamber of Commerce, Loveland Colorado 
 
Weedin Agency - Sponsor of Prom Impact, the class project of 2015-2016 Leadership Loveland Class, Loveland Chamber of Commerce, Loveland Colorado  

Leadership Loveland is a long-standing leadership program of the Loveland Chamber of Commerce.  Each year, class members support a local cause with completion of their class project.  This year, class members are impacting local high school seniors with a Prom Night Impact event. The event was held on Friday, April 22, 2016 at Berthoud High School. Over 600 high school seniors from Thompson School District were expected to attend the event, with attendance required by the district.  

The Prom Night Impact event featuref a dramatic portrayal of a drinking and driving scene to urge students to drive safe and avoid life-threatening consequences of drinking driving and distracted driving.  Local drama students, 911-Disbatch, the ADAM Club (Alcohol/Drug Awareness Movement) and others were presenters in the Prom Night Impact event.

Prom Night Impact was scheduled to take place before our local proms and during National Distracted Driving Awareness month. Leadership Loveland class members partnered with Allnut Funeral Services, Berthoud Fire Protection District, Colorado State Patrol. Elks Drug Awareness. Guaranty Bank, Home State Bank. Kaiser Permanente, Lamp Rynearson, Loveland Fire Rescue Authority, Loveland Police Department,, Reporter Herald , The Group Real Estate, Thompson Valley EMS, Thompson School District, UCHealth and Weedin Agency.


loveland nonprofits - submit proposal for 2016 class project

Each class of Leadership Loveland (LL) selects a community service project as part of the learning and team building experience.  LL is soliciting proposals for projects that can be completed by May 6, 2016, and require a maximum fundraising effort by the class of $50,000.  Projects must fall within one of the categories listed in this proposal application.  LL may require additional information as part of the project selection process, including a presentation to the class and detailed project and organization budget information.  Please complete all of the information requested below and deliver no later than September 25, 2015, to the Loveland Chamber of Commerce or by email to info@loveland.org.  See the “Class Project Guidelines.”  Questions may be directed to Mindy McCloughan by telephone at 970-744-4791. 

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Educational Days

On the 2nd Tuesday of each month from September to May, Leadership Loveland program participants will attend monthly one-day seminars. During the year, the class will be introduced to a diverse curriculum that includes in-depth information on area:

  • Leadership Development
  • Business and the Economy
  • Public Safety
  • Health and Human Services
  • Educational Systems
  • State Government
  • City Government
  • Arts & Leisure
  • Natural Resources

Designed by the Leadership Loveland Steering Committee, the seminar format will consist of information and discussion on issues related to the program topics. In addition, the participants will experience decision-making and leadership styles. The program formats vary, but each will include ample opportunity for participant involvement and interaction.

Graduates of this program have gone on to become active leaders within the community. The Chamber encourages City Council members, persons seeking political office to participate in Leadership Loveland if they have not done so. Anyone seeking or serving in a position of leadership in their company or community would greatly benefit from taking this class.