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Western Illinois University Alum Leading Quad-Cities Chamber

September 20th, 2022
Western Illinois University Alum Leading Quad-Cities Chamber

MACOMB/MOLINE, IL – Western Illinois University alumna and CEO of the Quad Cities Chamber LaDrina Wilson, Ph.D. recalls the people of WIU-QC being the challenging force that pushed her to pursue specific professional aspirations. “From the amazing personal and professional relationships I established, to the amazing faculty who constantly pushed me to think differently, I reflect a lot on WIU,” said Wilson. Wilson jokes that she is one of the few people to ever change their major in graduate school, but that’s exactly what she did. “My career in higher education continued... Read More

Kent Pilcher named Quad Cities Community Foundation board chairperson

August 24th, 2022
Kent Pilcher named Quad Cities Community Foundation board chairperson

The Quad Cities Community Foundation has named Kent Pilcher the new chairperson of its board of directors. Replacing outgoing chairperson Randy Moore, Pilcher brings nearly seven years of service to the Community Foundation, most recently as board vice chair and Investment Committee chair, and a long history of local community leadership. His term as chair will run through 2024. In addition to Pilcher’s election to board chair, Dr. LaDrina Wilson has been named vice chair. “Kent is an asset to the Quad Cities and to the Quad Cities Community Foundation,” said President and CEO Sue Hafkemeyer.... Read More

LaDrina Wilson Heading Search For Next Quad Cities Chamber President

March 29th, 2022
LaDrina Wilson Heading Search For Next Quad Cities Chamber President

Jorgenson Consulting has been hired to assist the Quad Cities Chamber in finding the next President and CEO. Founded in 1992, Jorgenson Consulting is a national executive search firm focusing on non-profit, economic and community development. In late March, the firm will conduct a series of meetings with the search committee, Chamber staff, members of the Chamber’s Board of Directors and a cross-section of community stakeholders to develop a position description that captures the preferred candidate’s desired experience and leadership characteristics. Jorgenson Consulting will complete... Read More

Quad Cities Chamber Launches New Leadership QC Program

October 21st, 2021
Quad Cities Chamber Launches New Leadership QC Program

The Quad Cities Chamber announced the launch of Leadership QC, a program for experienced community leaders and innovative thinkers who want to enhance their individual leadership skills. Leadership QC participants will work collectively to develop business-oriented solutions to challenges that impact our region’s workforce. Applications are now being accepted for this 9-month leadership program that will begin in January 2022. “Leadership QC will bring together a diverse group of our region’s leaders, that maybe wouldn’t normally work together or collaborate, to discuss and resolve issues... Read More