Hancock Leadership

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Since 1985, nearly 1,000 area leaders have graduated from this annual program, representing over 300 area businesses and/or service organizations.

The Hancock Leadership program is designed to develop and cultivate all people with a passion to serve our community through a dynamic learning experience that encourages self-discovery, fosters relationships and inspires stewardship. The Hancock Leadership program is a nationally recognized nine-month seminar program that meets one day a month to explore and learn more about the core of our community.

“New this Year” Expanding the Curriculum

Designed specifically for community leadership programs, Hancock Leadership will begin to utilize the Positive Leadership curriculum. Positive Leadership is about harnessing the potential energy when people come together – social force… More information and FAQs.

Now Accepting Applications for Class of 2018


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Class of 2017 Service Project

Learn more about the Class of 2017’s class project, Buddy Benches for Hancock County.

Welcome Class of 2017!

Aaron Ried – Hancock County Public Defender
Alexis Currie – University of Findlay
Barb Richardson – Hancock County Public Defender
Beth Baker – Hancock County Sheriff’s Office
Brian Guerriero – Century Health, Inc.
Brooks Gray – Hancock Federal Credit Union
Cassie Anderson – OSU Extension
Chelsea Bodnarik – Hancock County Educational Service Center
Chelsea Steinman – Key Realty
Ericka Quail – First Federal Bank
Genna Freed – The Community Foundation
Joel Johnson – Parkview Christian Church
John Gillham – University of Findlay
Jordan Brown – Rowmark
Josette Lentz – RE/MAX Realty Findlay
Justin Shank – Findlay City Schools
Katie Fredwick Whitta – VCA Findlay Animal Hospital
Kevin Stricklen – Rowmark
Kyle Frias – Hancock County Veterans Service Office
Mallory Chaffin – First Federal Bank
Marc Kogan – Boy Scouts of America Black Swamp Council
Matthew Black – The Trust Company
Matthew Long – Gilmore Jasion Mahler, LTD
Michelle Huff – Campfire of Northwest Ohio
Ronda Smith – Liberty-Benton Elementary
Sarah Crisp – Awakening Minds Art
Shelly Stimmel – Centennial Screen Printing
Stacey Wolke – FriendsOffice
Tiffany Pottkotter – Promedica Physicians Behavioral Health
Tyson Pinion – University of Findlay
Zachary Huber – The Arts Partnership

2016-2017 Session Dates
August 5, 2016 | Retreat
September 13, 2016
October 11, 2016
November 13, 2016
December 13, 2016
January 10, 2017
February 14, 2017
March 14, 2017
April 4, 2017
May 2, 2017


Chamber Ambassador of the Year Chosen

Chelsea Steinman, Key Realty and Co-Chair of the Findlay·Hancock County

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