Leadership Green Bay

Legacy of Leadership

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Event Details

Join us as we re-launch a legacy event to celebrate our 40th year, bringing back the Annual Legacy of Leadership Event. This Community Leadership Professional Development event will bring all community members together to dive in on what community leadership is, what it takes to for Leadership to become Legacy, and the future of community leadership in Greater Green Bay.

Date: August 8, 2024
Time: 4-7 p.m.
Where: Stadium View

Event Registration

Sponsorships Available


4:00 PM     |  Check In & Networking

4:30 PM     |     How does the work of Leadership Become a Legacy? – Lee Bouche (1989) 

5:00 PM     |      Legacy Lane -  Lisa Johnson (2021) & Leo Frigo Award Presentation

5:10 PM     |     KEYNOTE - What is Community Leadership & why do we need to invest in it? –  Jeff Mirkes (1985)

5:40 PM     |      Meredith & John Rose Business Leadership Award Presentation

5:45 PM      |     Future of Community Leadership-  Parker Wolf (2022)

6:15 PM      |   John F. Hager Hall of Fame Inaugural Inductee Presentation

6:20 PM    |      Leaders You Should Know –  Charles Caston & Kelsey Lutzow 

6:40 PM      |      Conclude & Final Remarks – Followed by Social 

Heavy Appetizers Provided & Cash Bar Available


John F. Hager Hall of Fame Award (NEW!)

Sponsored by: Hager, Dewick & Zuengler, S.C.  Hager Dewick Zuengler_200x200

John & Meredith Rose Business Leadership Award

The John M. & Meredith B. Rose Business Award recognizes companies whose community and leadership exceed the expected. This award is named after John M. & Meredith B. Rose. We wanted to honor them for the strong commitment and leadership that they have made to this community. This award is bestowed upon companies that share those values and who continue to make a difference in this community.

Award Sponsorship Available. If interested, please contact Christine Gunderson.

Past Business Leadership Award Recipients

2023 Business Leadership Business Award
2023 | OSMS - Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Specialists
Bank First
2021 | Bank First
2020 | Cellcom
Children's Museum of Green Bay
2019 | The Children's Museum of Green Bay
CiftonLarsenAllen CLA
2018 | CliftonLarsenAllen (formerly Schenck)

Leo Frigo Leadership Award

The Leo Frigo Leadership Award is bestowed on an esteemed volunteer or alumni of the Leadership Green Bay program, a person who has made a significant, continual contribution to the program and to leadership in the community. This is the program’s highest honor and the honoree is recognized as a significant contributor to the success of Leadership Green Bay, and as an advocate and model of community leadership. Criteria include providing services for at least five years to the Leadership Green Bay program in a role that was not of a paid capacity; consistently providing leadership to community groups and mentors leaders within the program, the profession and the community; is a Leadership Green Bay alumnus, community volunteer or corporate supporter of the program.

Award Sponsorship Available. If interested, please contact Christine Gunderson.

Past Leo Frigo Leadership Award Recipients

2023 Leo Frigo Leadership Award
2023 | Steve Krueger
Heather Heil
2021 | Heather Heil
John Hager
2020 | John Hager
Tom Swiecichowski
2019 | Tom Swiecichowski
Jodi Arndt Labs
2018 | Jodi Arndt Labs

Thank you to our 2024 Sponsors


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Contact Christine Gunderson at cgunderson@greatergbc.org