New Institute Alumni Summit Announced at Potato Expo

As part of the Potato Expo preview day, Potato LEAF announced the creation of a new program designed to support graduates of its Potato Industry Leadership Institute. The Institute Alumni Summit, open to past graduates of the Institute, will take place virtually, July 13-15, 2021.

Over the three days, the Summit will provide alumni with engaging training sessions designed with tips attendees can use immediately to improve their leadership skills. 


July 13: Refining Your Leadership Skills

July 14: Refining Your Conflict Management

July 15: Boosting the Team’s Morale


“We’ve always seen the need for a continuing education program like the Institute Alumni Summit, and the creation of the Potato LEAF provided the platform to turn that vision into a reality,” said Dan Moss, Potato LEAF Board Member. “Through the Institute Alumni Summit, we look forward to further investing in the emerging leaders within the U.S. potato industry.”   

Registration information will be made available in early 2021. The sessions will be taught by leadership training experts Eric Herdman and Laurie Richards. 

Eric Herdman is an accomplished motivator and facilitator. His audiences respond to his approaches to increase productivity, upgrade performance, strategically position business, and get more from their teams. He works with individuals, small business professionals, association leaders, and Fortune 100 companies to help them lead themselves and others to achieve results.

A frequent contributor to the Leadership Institute, Laurie Richards has worked with thousands of farmers, executives, sales and marketing professionals, technical experts, and other leaders helping them effectively tell their stories and improve communication at every level.


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