Future Hartford is a leadership skill development program sponsored by the Hartford Area Chamber of Commerce. Enrolled candidates, identified as emerging leaders within their company, are prepared to serve in a leadership capacity at work as well as public and community positions throughout the greater Hartford area. They receive continuous learning and in-depth exposure to important aspects of the community through a series of program days on the second Friday of each month, September through May.
Through a partnership with Moraine Park Technical College, the program days have covered such business-related educational topics as conflict resolution, running effective meetings, business ethics, effective communication and time management, energizing the workplace, dealing with change and mentoring. Candidates are also introduced to area business leaders through a series of site visits and discussions as part of each program day.
For a complete program day schedule and additional information, please contact us.
Future Hartford Leadership
Future Hartford is a leadership skill development program sponsored by the Hartford Area Chamber. Enrolled candidates will discover their leadership style while learning about the community and developing skills needed to succeed.
This is accomplished through a series of program days, held the second Friday of the month, September through May. Each program day also begins with an educational session on various business-related topics facilitated by MPTC. Candidates also participate in a group project to benefit a non-profit agency or cause in the Hartford area.
To date, more than 80 candidates have graduated from the Future Hartford Leadership Program that began in 2002.
For more information, click the links to obtain a copies of: Overview & Application, Scholarship or Group Project information.
| 2016-17 Program Schedule
|| Leadership Curriculum
Each program day also begins with an educational session on various business-related topics facilitated by MPTC. Past topics have included:
|Agencies Served by the Candidates of the Future Hartford Leadership Program
The class of 2016, marks the 14th year of the Future Hartford program, and Hartford joins many communities in Wisconsin and throughout the United States that have recognized the need to replenish leadership pools in their communities.
Future Hartford Leadership Class of 2016
Sara Diaz, Goeman’s Rapid Mart, Mary Gamerdinger, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Washington County, Andrea Jeffery, Hartford Area Chamber of Commerce, Andrew Klopfenstein, O’Meara Law Firm LLC, Marissa Mehlum, Boyd Hunter, and Erin Wilk, Grand Avenue Dental Care.
Erin Wilk, Grand Avenue Dental Care – Chair
John Schumacher, First National Bank – Vice-Chair
Jerry Falkenstein, Hartford Lions Club
Allana Gonzalez, RE/MAX Insight
Martha Kolins, Associated Bank
Carol Sasse, Shorewest
Ken Schultz, Coldwell Banker Home Sales Realty
Pamela Stoiber, The Threshold Inc.
Debi Vachalek, Conley Media
Gerald Ziega, Allenton Promotion