Participant List

Jim Anderson
Vice President, Marketing and Public Affairs
CoxHealth

Jonas Arjes
Executive Director
Taney County Partnership

Rick Artman
Highway Administrator
Greene County Missouri

David Atkisson
Springfield Office Leader
JE Dunn Construction

Ann Marie Baker
Board Member
City Utilities - Board of Public Utilities

Dr. Stephanie Bryant
Dean – College of Business
Missouri State University

Justin Burnett
Councilmember
Springfield City Council

Greg Burris
City Manager
City of Springfield

Jody Chaffin
President
Interactive Dynamics

Jeff Childs
Board Member
City Utilities - Board of Public Utilities

Bob Cirtin
Presiding Commissioner
Greene County Commission

Regina Greer Cooper
Executive Director
Springfield-Greene County Library District

Chris Coulter
County Administrator
Greene County 

Janet Dankert
Executive Director
Community Partnership of the Ozarks

Mike Dawson
Chief Learning Officer
Springfield Public Schools

Ryan DeBoef
Chief of Staff and Assistant to the President for Governmental Relations
Missouri State University

Emily Denniston
Public Affairs Project Manager
Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce

Steve Edwards
President/CEO
CoxHealth

Carol Embree
Chief Financial and Operations Officer
Springfield Public Schools

Brad Erwin
President
Paragon Architecture

Jan Fisk
Councilmember
Springfield City Council

Brian Fogle
President
Community Foundation of the Ozarks

Gary Gibson
Associate General Manager – Economic Development/SpringNet
City Utilities of Springfield

Charlotte Hardin
Chairman
Springfield-Branson National Airport Board of Directors

Debbie Shantz Hart
Owner
Housing Plus, LLC
Chairman Elect - Springfield Chamber Board of Directors

Lindsay Haymes
Manager of Business Assistance
Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce

Tom Hilmes
General Manager
CNH Industrial Reman
Chairman - Springfield Chamber Board of Directors

Sandy Howard
Senior Vice President – Public Affairs
Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce

Chris Huff
Director of Strategic Initiatives
Convoy of Hope

Tom Jensen
Employee Benefits Manager
Connell Insurance, Inc. 

Dianne Johnson
VP of Development & Alumni Relations
Drury University

Chris Jones
Associate General Manager – IT and Transportation
City Utilities of Springfield

Dr. John Jungmann
District Superintendent
Springfield Public Schools

Tracy Kimberlin
President/CEO
Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau

Allen Kunkel
Associate Vice President for Economic Development
Missouri State University

Ken McClure
Mayor Pro Tem
Springfield City Council

Parker McKenna
Chief Human Resources Officer
Springfield Public Schools
President – Leadership Springfield

Nick Menke
Director
Convoy of Hope

Ryan Mooney
Senior Vice President – Economic Development
Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce

Matt Morrow
President/CEO
Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce

Paige Oxendine
Coordinator – The Network for Springfield’s Young Professionals
Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce

Rob Rector
Vice Chancellor of Administrative Services
Ozarks Technical Community College

Tim Rosenbury
Vice-President
Springfield R-12 Board of Education

Krystal Russell
Owner
Payroll Vault 

Johnathan Saunders
Public Affairs Coordinator
Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce 

Jeff Schrag
Publisher/Owner
The Daily Events/Mother’s Brewing Company

Cora Scott
Director of Public Information & Civic Engagement
City of Springfield

Clif Smart
President
Missouri State University

Dan Smith
Director of Public Works
City of Springfield

Mary Lilly Smith
Planning and Development Director
City of Springfield

Tim Smith
Deputy City Manager
City of Springfield

Stuart Stangeland
Sr. Vice President/COO
Mercy Clinic

Bob Stephens
Mayor 
City of Springfield

Stephanie Sumners
Chief of Staff
Ozarks Technical Community College

Randell Wallace
Managing Partner
Lathrop & Gage, LLP

John Wanamaker
Managing Partner
BKD, LLP

Brian Weiler
Director of Aviation
Springfield-Branson National Airport

Rick Windes
Chief Commercial Officer
Metropolitan National Bank

Phyllis Wolfram
Executive Director of Special Programs
Springfield Public Schools