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SXU wraps up 2009 Leadership Academy of the South Suburbs sessions

Professional training seminars offers advice from local leaders

Chicago (May 22, 2009) Saint Xavier University recently concluded the 2009 Leadership Academy of the South Suburbs professional training seminars at its Orland Park campus, 18230 Orland Parkway.



The program was a series of eight half-day sessions led by certified instructors and regional business leaders providing real-world experiences. Speakers included former Chicago Public Schools CEO Paul Vallas, Tinley Park Mayor Edward Zabrocki and DRZ Enterprises, LLC President Don Jones.

Worth Village President Randy Keller applauded the program for its useful examples from all aspects of leadership.

“It showed how to be an effective leader, such as how to handle the media, how to act quickly and how to show appreciation for your workforce,” he said. “I’ve been a manager for 25 years, and I would definitely recommend it.”

LASS trains and motivates local business professionals who wish to advance their leadership capabilities and strengthen their businesses. Participants network and build relationships with current and future area leaders.

For more information about LASS, please contact Julie Casillas at (708) 633-4711 or casillas@sxu.edu, or click  here.

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