2023 Women Lead Change Elevate Class Announced

For Immediate Release
June 22, 2023

Contact: Amy Eaton, Director of Marketing & Strategic Development


CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - Women Lead Change has announced the class of the 2023 Elevate Leadership Program. This six-month program (July-Dec. 2023) is designed to support current and emerging female leaders in gaining leadership insight, skills and experiences that they can apply personally and professionally. 

Participants include:

Amy Bartachek, University of Iowa
Callie Borders, Transamerica
Amie Buckley, Families Helping Families of Iowa
Renjena Burnett, Collins Aerospace
Danica Forsyth, Informatics
Janet Henry, CRST
Amber Herboldsheimer, Area Ambulance Service
Missy Hinrichsen, Alliant
Beth Lehman, Alliant
Christy Logan, Self-Employed
Jade Loux, Alliant/Travero
Allie Mathes, Transamerica
Amanda Rouse, Collins Aerospace
Hailey Rutherfurd, CRBT
Kelly Stanfield, TrueNorth Companies
Megan Tebbe, Collins Aerospace
Melissa Tillotson, TrueNorth Companies
Jillian Walsh, Alliant/Travero
Lindsey Wharton, Ingredion
Heidi Williams, Transamerica

Orientation and the first learning session takes place in July with half-day learning sessions following each month. Learning session topics include Experiential Intelligence, Fierce Conversations, Intentional Networking, Strengthsfinder, and more. In addition, the class is split into teams to complete a capstone project to present to a panel of local leaders. 

IWLC d/b/a Women Lead Change is a non-partisan, 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to the development, advancement, and promotion of women, their organizations and to impacting the economy and future workforce. For more information visit WLCglobal.org.


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