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Leadership Laurentian

The mission of the Laurentian Chamber of Commerce’s Emergent Community Leaders is community development through accessible education and community involvement through professional and leadership development. This group meets the second Wednesday of the month at 11 a.m. at the Laurentian Chamber office.


  • Kristin Pessenda, Chair – American Family Insurance
  • Nicholas Mathiowetz – NorthRidge Community Credit Union
  • Shawn Herhusky – ReVive
  • Chad Buus – US Steel – Minnesota Ore Operations

Current Projects

The Emergent Community Leaders is in the process of rebranding to Leadership Laurentian. We are building a leadership program to help facilitate development of leaders who can accurately and best represent the communities of the Eastern Mesabi Iron Range.

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