Talent & Education

Leadership Green Bay

Celebrating 40 years of legacy!

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Inspiring leaders to enrich our community

A long-standing community leadership program since 1985, Leadership Green Bay convenes a cohort of professionals from a variety of business sectors to engage in monthly sessions that expose participants to various areas of our community, challenge their thinking, and inspire them to get involved in improving the quality of life for Greater Green Bay. The program is designed for driven professionals that are committed to personal, professional, and community growth with class sizes being around 40 individuals.


Misson Statement

We enrich and empower exceptional community leaders to drive meaningful, positive change for the Greater Green Bay community and to lead with integrity, vision, and compassion.


Vision Statement

Our vision is to create a thriving and inclusive community in Greater Green Bay by fostering a strong and diverse network of influential leaders who are equipped to address the region's most pressing challenges. We strive to inspire and develop individuals who possess a deep understanding of the community's needs, have the ability to collaborate across sectors, and are driven to make a lasting impact on the social, economic, and cultural fabric of the region. Together, we envision a future where Leadership Green Bay graduates serve as catalysts for transformation, actively shaping a vibrant and prosperous community for all. 

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Leadership Green Bay Class of 2023 heritage dayRunning from September to May, the monthly gatherings include expert speakers, team-building activities, interactive lessons, and opportunities to build connections between classmates. The goal is to expose participants to various areas of our community, challenge their thinking and inspire them to get involved in improving the quality of life for everyone in the community. Details about dates and topics can be found by clicking here. Teams work on a project that benefits the community to raise awareness, solve a community issue, or help meet the needs of a nonprofit organization. Past projects can be found here. 

Participants come from a variety of backgrounds: business, law, healthcare, government, non-profit, independent consultants, and more. This experience is for those who wish to build strong relationships, will work to improve our community after commencement, and are committed to their own personal and professional development. 

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We hope the Leadership Green Bay journey does not end at graduation and instead, is only the beginning. We invite you to continue your work in the community and join with other like-minded supporters who will improve the fabric of our region in spectacular ways.

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Interested in joining the 2025 Leadership Green Bay Class?

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Does your organization need help?

Leadership Green Bay does 6 projects each year and would love to know where there are needs in our community!
Complete this form to submit your project for consideration!

Community Project Request Form


Leadership Green Bay Alumni

Are you looking to get involved again? Help drive programming and join a committee: Steering, Curriculum or Legacy! Email Christine Gunderson to learn more!

We love connecting community leaders to organizations.

If your organization has a Board Role you're looking to fill, please submit the Request Form.

If you are a community professional with an interest in joining a board, check out the needs that have been shared by clicking the "Find Board Roles" button.

Board Member Request Form     Find Board Roles


History of Leadership Green Bay

Leadership Green Bay, a program of the Greater Green Bay Chamber, began in 1985 by 12 dedicated citizens who wanted to ensure that their legacy of leadership would continue for years to come. Since then, this professional program has grown to educate more than 1,200 leaders who have completed more than 150 projects that have shaped Greater Green Bay.

Refer someone to Leadership Green Bay

If you've enjoyed your experience through Leadership Green Bay and wish to refer a friend or colleague, please contact Christine Gunderson at cgunderson@greatergbc.org

Program Cost

Chamber Member Businesses: $2,250

Non-Chamber Member Businesses: $3,000



program alumni


community projects

45 +

Class Size
Since 1985


Thank you to our local sponsors.


Contact Christine Gunderson at cgunderson@greatergbc.org or Mariana Vargas at mvargas@greatergbc.org.