Ames EDC

Ames Chamber of Commerce announces Leadercast® Ames SUPER CHARGED

April 19, 2019

Three local leaders will share their stories in addition to nine international speakers

Ames, IAAspiring and experienced leaders can access the knowledge and experience of local and world-renowned leaders by attending Leadercast® Ames on May 17, 2019. This event is part of the Ames Chamber of Commerce 2019 CHARGE Leadership Series.

Leadercast® is annual leadership event that is filmed live from Duluth, GA then rebroadcast to hundreds of sites around the world, including Ames. The event features a range of world-renowned speakers, authors, entrepreneurs and more.

The 2019 Leadercast® Ames event will be SUPERCHARGED, as it will also feature three local speakers highlighting their experiences with leadership and facilitating change in the community. The Ames Chamber of Commerce is pleased to welcome the following local speakers to share their inspirational stories:

  • Andrew Allen – President & CEO, YSS
  • Linda Carr – Health and Wellness Advisor and Professional Encourager
  • Danielle Minde – Realtor, iHome Reality and 2018 Ames Chamber Ambassador of the Year

This year’s event will inspire attendees to lead healthy teams, focusing on effective collaboration, fulfilled employees, high organizational engagement and greater long-term success. Featured on this year’s Leadercast® broadcast will be:

  • Gayle King – Co-host, CBS This Morning and Editor-at-Large, O, The Oprah Magazine
  • Patrick Lencioni – Best-Selling Author and Founder, The Table Group
  • Dr. Caroline Leaf – Communication Pathologist and Cognitive Neuroscientist
  • Marcus Samuelsson – Award-Winning Chef, Restauranteur, Author and TV Personality
  • Juliet Funt – CEO, WhiteSpace at Work
  • Andy Stanley – Leadership Communicator, Author and Pastor
  • Ginger Hardage – Founder, Unstoppable Cultures
  • Craig Springer – Executive Director, Alpha USA
  • Carla Harris – Vice Chairman, Managing Director, Morgan Stanley

Leadercast® Ames SUPER CHARGED will be held on May 17 from 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at the Gateway Hotel & Conference Center in Ames. Registration is $95 for Ames Chamber members ($105 for the public) and includes lunch, a souvenir gift and refreshments throughout the day. For more information or to purchase tickets, call (515) 232-2310 or visit


For More Information:

Sarah Buss  | Event Coordinator | (515) 232-2310 |

Andrea Hammes Dodge | Vice President | (515) 232-2310 |

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