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Business Visit | Goldenberg Heller & Antognoli, P.C. -- Mark C. Goldenberg (Founder & Managing Partner), Jennifer Fourcault (Legal Administrator) and Lisa Stapleton (Paralegal) led ...
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Business Visit | Goldenberg Heller & Antognoli, P.C. -- Mark C. Goldenberg (Founder & Managing Partner), Jennifer Fourcault (Legal Administrator) and Lisa Stapleton (Paralegal) led ...

Guest Speaker: J.C. Wetzel | Director | Thompson Street Capital Partners -- Did you happen to know what "private equity" meant when you were 18? Luckily for our CEO students, J.C. ...
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Guest Speaker: J.C. Wetzel | Director | Thompson Street Capital Partners -- Did you happen to know what "private equity" meant when you were 18? Luckily for our CEO students, J.C. ...

CLASS BUSINESS ANNOUNCEMENT: SAVE THE DATE!  Join CEO for A COZY CAR CHRISTMAS on Friday, November 19th! An outdoor, double feature movie night showcasing two Christmas ...
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CLASS BUSINESS ANNOUNCEMENT: SAVE THE DATE! Join CEO for A COZY CAR CHRISTMAS on Friday, November 19th! An outdoor, double feature movie night showcasing two Christmas ...

Badges have arrived!  -- CEO students excitedly donned their new badges this morning! They are thrilled to begin wearing these to class daily to let the community know their names ...
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Badges have arrived! -- CEO students excitedly donned their new badges this morning! They are thrilled to begin wearing these to class daily to let the community know their names ...

Villhard Speaking Series: “The Problem Space”  -- Profit – Planet – People | People and experiences drive us. Find something in your life that has real meaning.  Find what drives you ...
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Villhard Speaking Series: “The Problem Space” -- Profit – Planet – People | People and experiences drive us. Find something in your life that has real meaning. Find what drives you ...

We're HALFWAY THERE! -- Thanks to the following new investors, Edwardsville CEO has gained 15 of the 30 pledges needed to increase class size to 30 students for the 2022-2023 school ...
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We're HALFWAY THERE! -- Thanks to the following new investors, Edwardsville CEO has gained 15 of the 30 pledges needed to increase class size to 30 students for the 2022-2023 school ...

Outline class business goals ✔️ Create a business plan (thank you business model canvas) ✔️ Create a group presentation and pitch to a board of directors ✔️ Gain public speaking ...
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Outline class business goals ✔️ Create a business plan (thank you business model canvas) ✔️ Create a group presentation and pitch to a board of directors ✔️ Gain public speaking ...

“Being an entrepreneur is a mindset. You have to see things as opportunities all the time.” – Soledad O’Brien -- Business Visit | Global Brew Tap House - Edwardsville, IL & Sugarfire ...
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“Being an entrepreneur is a mindset. You have to see things as opportunities all the time.” – Soledad O’Brien -- Business Visit | Global Brew Tap House - Edwardsville, IL & Sugarfire ...

Public poll! -- The class of 2022 needs your help! Students are seeking public opinion for the development of their class business. Do you have 30 seconds to answer 1 question for ...
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Public poll! -- The class of 2022 needs your help! Students are seeking public opinion for the development of their class business. Do you have 30 seconds to answer 1 question for ...

Business Visit | A Little Taste of Heaven Bakery -- “Every person you encounter is a chance for you to make or break it. ”   Encouraging our young entrepreneurs to find the sweetness ...
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Business Visit | A Little Taste of Heaven Bakery -- “Every person you encounter is a chance for you to make or break it. ” Encouraging our young entrepreneurs to find the sweetness ...

Villhard Speaking Series | Class Project Management -- This year, Edwardsville CEO is thrilled to unite with Collinsville Triad CEO for our Villhard speaking series! This unique ...
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Villhard Speaking Series | Class Project Management -- This year, Edwardsville CEO is thrilled to unite with Collinsville Triad CEO for our Villhard speaking series! This unique ...

Return of the CEO ALUMNI! -- A short time ago, in a bank not very far away...alumni from the Edwardsville CEO class of 2021 joined forces with our current group to provide feedback on ...
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Return of the CEO ALUMNI! -- A short time ago, in a bank not very far away...alumni from the Edwardsville CEO class of 2021 joined forces with our current group to provide feedback on ...

Guest Speakers | Utilitra -- Utilitra is a woman-owned firm specializing in utility and technology solutions. They are on a MISSION to deliver innovative solutions through the power of ...
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Guest Speakers | Utilitra -- Utilitra is a woman-owned firm specializing in utility and technology solutions. They are on a MISSION to deliver innovative solutions through the power of ...

Business Visit | True Value Rental of Edwardsville, IL & Alton, IL | Alex St. Peters -- “Whatever your life’s work is, do it well.” - MLK  -- Edwardsville CEO entrepreneurs had the ...
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Business Visit | True Value Rental of Edwardsville, IL & Alton, IL | Alex St. Peters -- “Whatever your life’s work is, do it well.” - MLK -- Edwardsville CEO entrepreneurs had the ...

Congratulations to our newly elected, 2021 class business officers! -- • CEO | Ryan Cross • COO | Kyla Archer • CFO | Olivia Jackson • Team Manager | Anna Singh  -- It will take ...
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Congratulations to our newly elected, 2021 class business officers! -- • CEO | Ryan Cross • COO | Kyla Archer • CFO | Olivia Jackson • Team Manager | Anna Singh -- It will take ...

Guest Speaker | Lacy Able | GCS Credit Union -- Speaking on the topic of financial literacy this morning was GCS Business Development Representative and CEO mentor, Lacy Able!  Lacy’s ...
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Guest Speaker | Lacy Able | GCS Credit Union -- Speaking on the topic of financial literacy this morning was GCS Business Development Representative and CEO mentor, Lacy Able! Lacy’s ...

Meet the Edwardsville CEO Class of 2022! -- View student profiles, biographies and DISC results all in one spot: https://www.edwardsvilleceo.com/students
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Meet the Edwardsville CEO Class of 2022! -- View student profiles, biographies and DISC results all in one spot: https://www.edwardsvilleceo.com/students

Class Business Brainstorm | Day 1 & 2! -- After establishing goals for their class business, students began the long process of brainstorming!  Each student anonymously contributed 3 ...
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Class Business Brainstorm | Day 1 & 2! -- After establishing goals for their class business, students began the long process of brainstorming! Each student anonymously contributed 3 ...

Guest Speaker | Rachel Gierich Photography Inc. Edwardsville, IL Photographer -- Sometimes, businesses evolve from a love and passion.   This week, students had the chance to speak ...
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Guest Speaker | Rachel Gierich Photography Inc. Edwardsville, IL Photographer -- Sometimes, businesses evolve from a love and passion. This week, students had the chance to speak ...

Badge Retrospective -- After a fun team building exercise, students completed an incredibly valuable group self-reflection. Today marked the deadline for students to order their CEO ...
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Badge Retrospective -- After a fun team building exercise, students completed an incredibly valuable group self-reflection. Today marked the deadline for students to order their CEO ...

Investor Update! 12 down, 18 to go! -- We are thrilled to welcome the following businesses to our Edwardsville CEO investor family! -- • Edwardsville State Farm Agents: State Farm ...
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Investor Update! 12 down, 18 to go! -- We are thrilled to welcome the following businesses to our Edwardsville CEO investor family! -- • Edwardsville State Farm Agents: State Farm ...

Business visit | Goshen Coffee Company -- CEO/Owner, Jennifer Hughey, welcomed CEO students to Goshen Coffee with delicious pastries, coffee and an incredible story.  -- Jennifer’s ...
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Business visit | Goshen Coffee Company -- CEO/Owner, Jennifer Hughey, welcomed CEO students to Goshen Coffee with delicious pastries, coffee and an incredible story. -- Jennifer’s ...

“Everything starts with your ability to sell yourself.” Wendy Symer  Wendy Symer | WLS Consulting  This morning, CEO had the pleasure of speaking with Wendy on the value of personal ...
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“Everything starts with your ability to sell yourself.” Wendy Symer Wendy Symer | WLS Consulting This morning, CEO had the pleasure of speaking with Wendy on the value of personal ...