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32nd Greater Mankato Leadership Institute Class Graduating Wednesday


MANKATO Minn. (May 16, 2016) - The Greater Mankato Leadership Institute will graduate its 32nd class this Wednesday, May 18 from 5:30 – 8:00 p.m. (official graduation ceremony 7:15 - 7:45 p.m.) at Country Inn & Suites Hotel & Conference Center by Carlson, 1900 Premier Drive, Mankato. The graduating class consists of 43 individuals that represent a variety of Greater Mankato businesses and nonprofit organizations.

“Participants in the program consistently comment on the lasting relationships they build during the course of the program.” said Shannon Gullickson, Greater Mankato Growth Talent Programs Director.  “It’s amazing to see over time how class members implement the skills they gained in the program by taking on new leadership roles in their workplaces and the community.”

The Greater Mankato Leadership Institute has a long tradition of providing our community’s emerging leaders with comprehensive training focused on developing professional, personal and community leadership skills. Through presentations, hands-on experiences, assessment tools and tours, the Leadership Institute helps participants turn knowledge into action. The program’s experiential focus allows participants to learn and practice leadership skills, so they can effectively transfer those skills to their professional and personal lives. Each year the curriculum is updated to ensure graduates are well prepared to serve as leaders in their workplace and community.

Greater Mankato Growth is currently accepting applications for the 2016-17 Greater Mankato Leadership Institute class. Applications are due June 1. For complete details on the Greater Mankato Leadership Institute and list of graduates visit greatermankato.com/greater-mankato-leadership-institute.

The Greater Mankato Leadership Institute is sponsored by Diana Gabriel – Personal and Professional Coach and is a program of Greater Mankato Growth.

About Greater Mankato Growth

Greater Mankato Growth (GMG) is committed to advancing business for a stronger community. As the Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development organization serving the regional marketplace, GMG exists to intentionally develop the regional center by promoting, supporting and serving as a catalyst for economic development through business growth, retention and attraction, talent growth retention and attraction, regional livability and advocacy of the marketplace. Greater Mankato Growth, Inc. includes two affiliates: Visit Mankato, which focuses on visitor attraction and servicing, and the City Center Partnership, which focuses on development in the City Center. 

The Greater Mankato Growth, Inc. Family: Visit Mankato City Center Partnership