Leadership Norfolk

For over 2 decades, Leadership Norfolk has connected and developed leaders who strengthen and transform the community.

Leadership Norfolk is a unique 9-month class that submerges participants in the Norfolk business climate and develops world-class leadership skills. Beginning in October, sessions are held once a month, all day, and include meals. These sessions are filled with renowned speakers and private tours of the largest companies in Northeast Nebraska.

A few of the leadership lessons covered are teamwork, communication, and negotiations. Additionally, the sessions include a behind the scenes look at important sectors like economic development and philanthropy.

Leadership Norfolk 2021-22 is coming.

Welcome Ceremony is October 12, 2021 and Classes start on November 9, 2021.

  • Open to participants who live or work in the Norfolk Area
  • 30 community leaders are accepted per year
  • Member tuition: $495
  • Non-member tuition: $645
  • Program runs from October – June with monthly seminars from 8:00 – 4:30 p.m.
  • Each class will have the opportunity to develop and execute a project for the benefit of the Norfolk Area.

If you prefer not to apply online, please download and print the Leadership Norfolk Application, and mail to:

Norfolk Area Chamber of Commerce
Christine Torres

609 W. Norfolk Ave
Norfolk, NE 68701

Leadership Norfolk Application PDF


Events Director – Norfolk Area Chamber of Commerce



Great class! Definitely sign up today! Not only do you get to meet and connect with great people, you also get to learn about the organizations and many opportunities around Norfolk!”
Mandy Paustian

Corporate Benefits/Recruiter Coordinator, Norfolk Iron and Metal

“Awesome class! Met great people, learned a lot about the community and what it has to offer. I especially loved all the tours. This class encourages you to be a better leader and get involved in the community.”
Amber Behrens

Co-Owner, Black Cow Fat Pig

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