Staff/ Board Members


Executive Director
Finance & Operations Director
Executive Administrative Associate

Community Impact & Engagement

Continuous Improvement Director
Community Impact Manger
Interim Community Impact Director

Fundraising & Development

Campaign Director
Resource Development Manager
Strategic Projects Manager

Marketing & Communications
Strategic Marketing & Communications Director

Board Members

Mitzi Clayton (2018)
University of Missouri

Vice President
Steve Guthrie (2017)
Landmark Bank

Campaign Chairs
Mike & Sarah Messer (2016)
Shelter Insurance; Flat Branch Home Loans

Gwen Jones (2017)
Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans Hospital

David Putnam (2018)
First State Community Bank

Past President
Jan Swaney (2019)
Community volunteer

Jason Becking (2017)

Randy Cole
Boone County (Ex-officio, 2017)

Damian Dean (2018)
United Community Cathedral

Debbie Daniels (Ex-officio, 2017)
Boone County Circuit Court 

Tom Dugan (2018)

Cameron Dunafon (2017)
Dunafon Enterprises Inc.

Gary Ford (2018)
Community Volunteer

Lee Hendrickson (2019)
Providence Bank

John Landrum (2016)
Landmark Bank
Teresa Magruder (2018)
Shelter Life Insurance Company

Mindy McCubbin (2018) 
Shelter Life Insurance Company

Dr. Nathan Miller (2018)
Columbia College

Steve Nagel (2018)
Joe Machens Autogroups

Eryca Neville (2017)
Columbia Public Schools - Douglass High School

Troy Norton (2018)
Williams-Keepers LLC

Erica Pefferman (2019)
Business Times Co.

Dr. Clyde Ruffin (2019)
First Ward Councilman

Ed Scavone (2017)
Central Bank of Boone County

Cynthia Schreen (2017)
Zimmer Radio and Marketing Group

Mahree Skala (2018)
Community Volunteer

Bernard Solomon (2018)
Columbia Public Schools - Lange Middle School

Steven Sowers (2016)
Commerce Bank

Dr. Peter Stiepleman (2017)
Columbia Public Schools

Dr. Garnett Stokes (2019) 
University of Missouri

Kelly Wallis (Ex-officio, 2017)
Boone County


*The year in parentheses represents the Board term ending date.
All members of the Board of Directors are independent, voting members.