Staff/Board Members


Executive Director
Finance & Operations Director
Finance & Administration Manager

Community Impact & Engagement

Rachel Delcau
Community Impact Director
Assistant Director of Community Impact
Krista Myer
Director of Continuous Improvement

Fundraising & Development

Campaign Director
Assistant Director of Campaign
Strategic Projects Manager

Marketing & Communications
Marketing & Communications Director

Board Members

Teresa Magruder (2018)
Shelter Insurance Companies

Vice President
David Putnam (2018)
First State Community Bank

Lee Hendrickson (2018) 
Providence Bank

Erica Pefferman (2018)
The Business Times Company

Past President
Mitzi Clayton
University of Missouri Athletics

2018 Campaign Chairs
Jim & Lisa Meyer
Meyer Works, LLC

Members of the Board
Randy Cole (2018)
City of Columbia (Ex-officio)

Debbie Daniels (2020)
13th Judicial Circuit Court of Missouri

Aimee Davenport (2020)
Stinson Leonard Street

Damian Dean (2018)
United Community Cathedral
Tom Dugan (2018)
Gary Ford (2018) 
Community Volunteer
Stan Gerling (2020) 
Central Bank of Boone County
Greg Grupe (2020) 
Community Leader
Steve Guthrie (2020)
Landmark Bank
Steve Hollis (2020)
City of Columbia (Ex-officio)
Jonathan Landrum (2018)
Landmark Bank
Mindy McCubbin (2018)
Shelter Insurance Companies
Nikki McGruder (2018) 
Diversity Awareness Partnership (Ex-officio)
Dr. Nathan Miller (2018) 
Columbia College
Steve Nagel (2018) 
Joe Machens Autogroups
Eryca Neville (2020) 
Columbia Public Schools - Douglass High School
Troy Norton (2018) 
Williams-Keepers LLC
Dr. Clyde Ruffin (2019)
First Ward Councilman
Bob Schaal (2020) 
Missouri Orthopaedic Institute - University of Missouri Health Care
Cynthia Schreen (2020) 
Zimmer Radio Group
Mahree Skala (2018) 
Community Volunteer
Bernard Solomon (2018) 
Columbia Public Schools - Lange Middle School
Dr. Peter Stiepleman (2020)
Columbia Public Schools
Dr. Garnett Stokes (2019)   
University of Missouri
Steven Sowers (2018)
Commerce Bank 
Dale Tidemann (2020)
Kelly Wallis (2018)
Boone County (Ex-officio) 
Andy Waters (2018)
Community Leader
Jessie Yankee  (2020)
Missouri Women's Business Center

*The year in parentheses represents the Board term ending date.

All members of the Board of Directors are independent, voting members.