• About IV Leads

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    Illinois Valley Leadership Education and Developmental Skills Group is designed to provide emerging young professionals 22 - 40 years old the opportunity to enhance their leadership skills while building a professional network that will serve them and their organizations throughout their careers.

    On a quarterly basis, speakers are invited to present to the group, focusing on motivation, sales, memorization skills, professional growth, networking tips, etc.

    Must be a member of IV Leads to attend seminars.


    Where will the seminars be and is there a fee to attend?

    All seminars will be hosted at Starved Rock Lodge and Conference Center in Utica.  There will be a minimum fee of a $10.00 per session.  Additional fees will be dependent on Starved Rock Lodge Logospeaker cost, as well as, whether or not food is provided.


    How is IV Leads different than other IVAC organizations offered?

    We are different than IVAC Connect because that is member to member networking, promoting your own business.  We are different than the Afterhours, which is a social based networking event.  The Business Breakfast Seminar Series is available to membership, as well as, the public to attend.  IV Leads is strictly a Professional Development group only available to IV Leads Group Members.


    How do I become a member of the IV Leads Group?

    IV Leads Group is an exclusive group for young professionals aged 22 - 40, looking to enhance their leadership abilities.  All applications, along with the $30.00 member fee should be submitted to the IVAC office, 1320 Peoria Street, Peru, IL 61354 or email to ivaced@ivaced.org, or fill out the application form online, and we will invoice you.

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  • Spencer Luecke

    Hometown National Bank | Commercial Lending Specialist

    Spencer grew up in Peru and attended LaSalle-Peru Township High School.  Northern Illinois University for both undergraduate and graduate school, earning a Master’s in Accounting Science in 2012.  In November 2016, Spencer began working at Hometown National Bank. She is excited to be back working in the Illinois Valley. She finds the experience she'S gained in public accounting to be helpful in serving bank customers as a commercial underwriting specialist. In addition to banking, Spencer serves on the United Way of Illinois Valley board as the treasurer.
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