Mentoring Women into Management
This Friday, the Democratic Club welcomes Ms. Eve Knudtsen, owner and president of Knudtsen Chevrolet. In addition to running her successful family-owned business, Eve advocates for hiring and promoting women into business management. Her talk, called Women Leading Women-The Case for Mentoring, focuses on guiding more women into leadership roles. Ms Knudtsen hopes to inspire women executives into mentoring women seeking to move up in business. She will share ways to support female talent and discuss how to be an effective mentor to women at varying career levels.
In the Business of Service and Leadership
Eve Knudtsen is President of Knudtsen Chevrolet in Post Falls, Idaho. She is the third generation to own and operate the dealership her grandfather started in 1939.
While she is devoted to her business, Ms Knudtsen also feeds her long-standing passion to serve the community. This devotion to helping others has resulted in her serving on numerous boards and committees. Her past positions include president of Concerned Businesses of North Idaho, and chairman of the Post Falls Chamber of Commerce.
She also supports educational initiatives throughout North Idaho including the Kootenai Technical Education Campus (KTEC). Her company, Knudtsen Chevrolet helped fund the land purchase for KTEC in Rathdrum. This innovative trade focused preparatory school serves the Coeur d’Alene, Lakeland, and Post Falls School Districts.