I thought I’d learn about leadership –and I did. I thought I’d learn about my mentors and peers –and I did. I expected to learn new ideas –and I did. It was what I didn’t expect that changed me: a new way of examining human relationships, a deep and honest look at my beliefs and limiting thoughts, and an examination of my biases, habits and actions. Get ready to be encouraged. Be prepared to be challenged. Jeff and Kristen will support you as you learn to become your best possible self. I am, of course, still learning and ever grateful."