Peer Learning Roundtable

Presented by Duneland, Hobart, Portage Chamber of Commerce

2020© SuccesstrekMasterMinds™ Proprietary Program adapted with permission for Duneland, Hobart, Portage Chamber of Commerce 2020 Peer Learning Roundtable.

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Event Description

During times of accelerated change in the workplace, what can we do to solve our workplace challenges more quickly and continue strengthening our skills and abilities to keep up with demand?


JOIN US for an interactive discussion​ with others in the business community, where you will share best practices, tips and tricks, and collaboratively help one another discover solutions to your workplace problems. Volunteer moderators will help foster the conversation and bring their experience and knowledge to the discussion. Breakout/roundtable assignment​ will be established based on your selected topic of interest. Click here to register and rank your topic preference. There is a limit of 9 people per topic and we will do our best to place you in one of your top 3 choices.


This is an opportunity to identify practical and actionable tasks to help you solve your toughest problems in less time while you sharpen your skills.

Event Emcee

Theresa Valade of Success Trek


Events are held every 4 months throughout the year. Upcoming event dates are:

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Wednesday, September 9, 2020


7:30 am to 10:30 am (continental breakfast provided)


Woodland Park
Sycamore Room
2100 Willowcreek Road
Portage, IN 46368

Cost Options

2 Sessions: $30 per session, total $60

1 Session: $35 per session, total $35


  • You do not need to be a member of the chambers to attend this event.
  • Each event will be unique and is designed to stand alone. Each event session will include:
    • A brief keynote to address a current topic of importance.
    • Breakout/roundtable topic discussion.
    • Sharing of key points or takeaways from each breakout/roundtable discussion by moderators and participants.
    • Networking opportunity.


Session Breakout Topic:

HR: Recruiting

HR: Training

Leadership Development

Mrkt: Website / Google Analytics

Mrkt: Networking / Elevator Pitch

HR: Onboarding


Mrkt: Social Media

Mrkt: Brand / Design

Finance / Business Risk

Questions/Additional Information

If you have any questions, please contact Theresa Valade of Success Trek, Inc. Our organization volunteered to help run the 2020 Peer Learning Roundtable on behalf of the Duneland, Hobart and Portage Chambers.

Complimentary Get To Know Conversation

If you sense an issue in your organization but you are just not quite sure what the problem is or how to go about resolving it, our 30-45 minute complimentary Get To Know conversation is a great way to start. You will get clarity on the issues you face and the next steps to consider whether or not we decide to work together.

Level of Investment: ‘No cost to you’

What Our Clients Say About Us

Trish Ramirez

I first hired Theresa as a personal career coach in 2008. She helped me immensely at that time gain clarity on my career direction and what to do next. Theresa has continued to be a highly valued colleague, most recently giving me great advice on how to distinguish myself from the competition and focus on View Full →

Laura Walker

Theresa was hired by our company to help our supervisors become Leaders. Theresa is a very high energy person which was very inspiring. She helped teach our supervisors various tools like: goal setting, mentoring, holding people accountable and most of all how to develop our employees. Working with Theresa was very instrumental in taking our View Full →

Diana Dibkey

It is very difficult to pick just “three” attributes for Theresa because I am most impressed by the “full” package. Theresa’s organization skills are much appreciated as she has helped my agency through a very strategic collaborative planning process. The work includes working with several committees of board staff members from different organizations. Theresa has View Full →

Seth Warren

Theresa always worked in the best interest of the Duneland facility. She stepped up after the departure of a manager that had created issues with both staff and members and took on the management role. Theresa made hard decisions to better the facility. She lacked administrative support at times, but weathered it admirably.

Melissa Westphal Benefiel

I met Theresa through my participation in the Valpo Chamber’s Leadership Academy. She served as a mentor and guide as I went through this program. Theresa is a “go to” person in our community. She is the consummate professional and shows great enthusiasm in all of her leadership roles. Beyond that, she is simply an View Full →

E. William Liedtke Jr

Theresa is one of those unique individuals that when you are around her, you just know she is something special. Tireless, ambitious, and highly driven to succeed and to bring success to those around her. She was a delight to have on several teams as we pursued our MBAs because she always came through with View Full →

Jon Schmaltz

Theresa is a very knowledgeable, focused, and driven professional whose strengths carry over to her clients. Her clients might prefer to keep Theresa their own secret, but don’t miss an opportunity to get to know her. Theresa’s determined to help anyone achieve success!

Jill E. Ritchie

Theresa Valade is one of the brightest individuals and hardest workers I know. She cares deeply about the State of Indiana and its potential. She grew up in Rensselaer and attended Purdue University. Small business success is critical to this state’s economy and not only is her business successful but she has been instrumental in View Full →

Tracy Traut

I was first introduced to Success Trek’s work at a fundraiser for Leadership Northwest Indiana, where I bid on a 45 minute coaching session. At that time, I needed to work on my resume, so I figured I’d get a couple of sample resumes and we’d be done, but that didn’t happen. Theresa did look View Full →

Garrard McClendon

I think Theresa Valade acts as a great silent partner for those trying to complete a task. Her energy helped us complete several projects including the completion of a diversity task, an enterprise task and a successful facilitation of a major research project. I will hire Theresa for all of our difficult tasks in the View Full →

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