CEO lost our very dear friend, leader and founder of CEO, Mr. Craig Lindvahl, on January 2, 2020. He was a true inspiration to all of us and he touched and changed so many lives of children, young adults and adults. The information below is from the Midland Institute for Entrepreneurship Team.

To our CEO Community,

I have some very sad news to share with you.

Craig Lindvahl, Executive Director of the Midland Institute for Entrepreneurship, filmmaker, musician, and pillar in the creation of the CEO Program, passed away earlier today after years long battle with pancreatic cancer.

The world has lost an extraordinary man.

We know that many of you have been touched both directly and indirectly by Craig. He leaves behind him a remarkable legacy, and his spirit will always be a part of CEO.

Our words alone cannot adequately honor Craig. Instead, we ask that you to share your own favorite Craig stories and memories at www.memorieswithcraig.com.

A celebration of Craig’s life will take place at the Effingham Performance Center in Effingham, IL. More details will be shared soon.

-The MIE Team

CEO Family,

We invite you to attend a celebration of Craig Lindvahl’s life on Saturday January 25th at 11:00 AM CST at the Effingham Performance Center located 1325 Outer Belt W, Effingham, IL 62401.

“A pretty good showtime,” Craig would say.

If you plan to attend, please do let us know HERE.

Craig and his family have requested that the CEO Family stop by the reserved CEO table on Saturday for a small gift and to sign the guest book. Once there, a local CEO student will show you to your seat.

The CEO Family will sit together in support of Craig.

- MIE Team


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