Skip to content

Community Leadership Visit 2019 – Lexington Participant List


Logan Aguirre
President/Associate Publisher, 417

Jim Anderson
Chairman, Springfield-Branson National Airport Board of Directors

Peyton Andrews
Project Manager, Public Affairs, Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce

David Atkisson
Springfield Office Leader, J.E. Dunn Construction

Lisa Bakerink
Executive Director, Springfield Sister Cities Association

Joselyn Baldner
Executive Vice President, Chief Retail Officer, Central Bank of the Ozarks

Lindsay Bauer
Director, People Strategy, Amprod Holdings, LLC

Jessica Blake
Public Relations Officer, Convoy of Hope

Chris Boone
President, Cochran Engineering

Steve Childers
City Administrator, City of Ozark

Jeff Childs
Senior Advisor, SVN Rankin Company
Chairman, Chamber Board of Directors

King Coltrin
Senior Engineer, CJW Transportation Consultants, LLC

Tim Connell
President, Connell Insurance

Regina Greer Cooper
Executive Director, Springfield-Greene County Library District

Anita Cotter
City Clerk, City of Springfield

Chris Coulter
County Administrator, Greene County

Janet Dankert
Executive Director, Community Partnership of the Ozarks

C.J. Davis
CEO, Burrell Behavioral Health

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

Emily Denniston
Vice President, Public Affairs, Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce

Bob Dixon
Presiding Commissioner, Greene County

Paula Dougherty
Private Wealth Advisor, Achieve Private Wealth

Charity Elmer
Senior Vice President and General Counsel, CoxHealth

Jeremy Elwood
Digital Communications Specialist, Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce

Brad Erwin
President, Paragon Architecture

Sara Fields
Executive Director, Ozarks Transportation Organization

Mike Finch
Associate General Manager - CFO, City Utilities of Springfield

Leslie Forrester
Executive Director, Springfield Regional Arts Council

Jason Gage
City Manager, City of Springfield

Audrey Garard
Co-Owner, Grooms Office Environments

Jonathan Garard
Co-Owner, Grooms Office Environments

Yvania Garcia-Pusateri
Chief Equity and Diversity Officer, Springfield Public Schools

John Gentry
Board of Trustees Vice Chair, Ozarks Technical Community College

Clay Goddard
Director of Health, Springfield-Greene County Health Department

Alex Greiwe
Workforce Development Coordinator, Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce

Dori Grinder
Vice President, Membership, Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce

Stephen Hall
Chief Communications Officer, Springfield Public Schools

Heather Hardinger
Director of Workforce Strategy and Programs, Taney County Partnership

Don Harkey
Board President, Leadership Springfield

Jessica Harmison-Olson
General Manager, Maxon Fine Jewelry

John Horton
Director of Technology Sales, Avitus Group

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

Brent Hubbard
President & COO, Mercy

Maurice Jones
Deputy City Manager, City of Springfield

Sarah Kerner
Economic Development Director, City of Springfield

Tracy Kimberlin
President/CEO, Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau

Winter Kinne
Vice President of Development, Community Foundation of the Ozarks

Samuel Knox
Executive Director, Minorities in Business

Troy Kukes
Creative Director, Pinnacle Sign Group

Roger Kure
President, Business Development, The Vecino Group

Dr. Alina Lehnert
Vice President, Springfield R-12 Board of Education

Bryan Magers
Owner, Bryan Properties

Ken McClure
Mayor, Springfield City Council

Abe McGull
Councilmember, Springfield City Council

Dr. David Meinert
Dean of the College of Business, Missouri State University

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

Matt Morris
Vice President, Administrative Services, Missouri State University

Matt Morrow
President, Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce

Keith Noble
President, Commerce Bank

Ashley Norgard
Associate, Kutak Rock, LLP

Stephanie O'Connor
Associate General Manager - Administration & IT, City Utilities

Richard Ollis
Councilmember, Springfield City Council

Francine Pratt
Director, Prosper Springfield

Rob Rector
Vice Chancellor, Ozarks Technical Community College

Joe Reynolds
Chairman, City Utilities Board of Public Utilities

Robin Robeson
EVP/Chief Operating Officer, Guaranty Bank
Chamber Executive Committee

Toni Robinson
President, Springfield NAACP

Tim Rosenbury
President, Springfield R-12 Board of Education

Ben Sapp
Communications Director, Sapp Design Associates Architects, PC

Gary Schafer
Managing Partner, BKD, LLP

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

Mary Schrag
CEO & Owner, Physical Therapy Specialist Clinic

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

Jeff Seifried
President, Branson-Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce

Denise Silvey
Board Member, City Utilities Board of Public Utilities

Matthew Simpson
Councilmember, City of Springfield

Andrea Sitzes
Executive Director, Show Me Christian County

Mary Lilly Smith
Planning and Development Director, City of Springfield

Stephanie Sumners
Chief of Staff, Ozarks Technical Community College

Joel Thomas
Senior Associate, Lamar Johnson Collaborative

Shanda Trautman
Vice President of Marketing, Old Missouri Bank

Brian Weiler
Director of Aviation, Springfield-Branson National Airport

Paden Wilcox
Business Development Manager, Computer Recycling Center, LLC
Chair, The Network for Young Professionals

Jennifer Wilson
Principal & Architect, N·FORM Architecture

Scroll To Top