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Columbus Chamber of Commerce Announces Elevate Cbus Class Five Graduates

December 8th, 2022

40 Central Ohio professionals named to fall 2022 graduating class

The Columbus Chamber of Commerce is honoring 40 Central Ohio leaders for their participation in its member-exclusive professional development program, Elevate Cbus.

“Elevate Cbus is a very important program for the Columbus Chamber of Commerce, and is supporting members of our business communities and workforce in professional development. As the Columbus Region’s largest business membership organization, we look forward to the growth and success to come,” said Don DePerro, Columbus Chamber president and CEO. “We are proud to recognize the participants of our fifth class of Elevate Cbus for their dedication and tireless work.”

Elevate Cbus provides an opportunity for business leaders to invest in their associates. The six-session series was designed to teach the art of business communication while providing valuable leadership tips to promote career success.

The program is facilitated by Andrew Kingery of The White Stone Consulting Group, and sessions feature reputable guest speakers who are experts in their respective industries.

Class five participants welcomed Sean Barber of Pluto Healthcare, Elizabeth Martinez of Big Brother Big Sister, Craig Prater of Amgen and Dominic Jones of LegacyU.

Elevate Cbus is now accepting nominations for its sixth class, which will kick off on January 10th, 2023. For more information regarding Elevate Cbus and a link to access its nomination form, click here.

Kingery shared a congratulatory message with the graduating class of Elevate: “It’s been a joy to hear class participants say they are discovering learning that lasts long after the program is finished. The stories they are sharing from their learning journey prove they are definitely elevating Columbus!”

Meet the fifth graduating class of Elevate Cbus:

Elevate Cbus Graduates
Class 5 – 2022

About the Columbus Chamber

The Columbus Chamber of Commerce is a mission-driven nonprofit organization serving more than 2,200 organizations throughout Central Ohio. The Chamber, founded in 1884, is committed to advancing a thriving Columbus Region and provides support in the areas of research, government affairs, marketing, education and workforce development.

Thank you to our 2022 partners of Elevate Cbus: