2021 CEO Program Winners

South Dakota Mines CEO Program

2021 CEO Student Business Plan Competition Winners

Congratulations to all of the Teams!

1st Place
Solar Nanotech: Kim Yip Chiok

2nd Place
Li-Tech Lures, LLC: Philip Litecky

3rd Place (Tie)
Rapid Power Boxes, LLC: Barrett Keith 
SPLAD Chemical, LLC: Whytneigh Duffie 

Best Agricultural Plan
Septic Scanner: Joey Chamberland

    CEO Student Business Plan Competition Judges

    Bob Case: Black Hills Corporation 
    Mike Pogany: Black Hills Energy 
    Brian Rupert: Web Developer 
    Robert Raker: West River Electric 
    Zach Policky: Big D Oil 
    Nina Braun: Ketel Thorstenson, LLP (Rapid City, SD) 
    Jim Haar: Golden West Technologies and Internet Solutions 

    CEO Student Business Plan Competition Sponsors

    Big D Oil
    Elevate Rapid City
    Darren Haar
    Golden West Technologies
    South Dakota Mines President's Office
    Sioux Steel Company
    South Dakota Governor's Office of Economic Development
    South Dakota EPSCoR 
    West River Electric Association (WREA)

    Questions: Contact the Office of Economic Development:
    Phone: 605-394-5168
    Email: economic.development@sdsmt.edu