LEAD (Leaders Engaging And Developing)

Are you ready to leverage your knowledge and passion to build your career, expand your professional development, and make St. Joseph a better, stronger community?


LEAD exists to provide discussion, networking, and collaboration to young professionals, while building strong and passionate leaders who are ready to invest in the future of the St. Joseph community.

Membership Requirements:

*Company must be a member in good standing of the St. Joseph Chamber of Commerce.


*Meetings will be held the third Thursday of each month at 7:45a.m., 11:30a.m. or 4p.m. Locations vary each month.

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LEAD Executive Team:

Brandon Tritten, JB-LB Insurance

Wakefield Hare, Greater Than Financial
Past Chair

Chelsea Washburn, City of St. Joseph
Clay Rich, Commerce Bank
Natalie Mikita, Missouri Western State University
Nic Hutchinson, City of St. Joseph
Nikki Conroy, Altec Industries, Inc.

Natalie Redmond, VP Membership
Treasurer and Chamber Liaison


Natalie Redmond, Vice President, Membership
816-364-4107 or redmond@saintjoseph.com



Presenting Sponsor:
*Altec Industries, Inc.

Gold Sponsors:
*Candlewood Suites
*Commerce Bank
*Hi-Ho Bar & Grill
*Northwest Missouri State University