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Jen Hedrick, managing principal, Simon Oswald Architecture

Job description: I lead the SOA team in enhancing how our community lives, learns, works,…

Dr. Jill Dunlap Brown, Assistant Superintendent of Elementary Education, Columbia Public Schools

Job description: I’m responsible for our 21 elementary buildings; the Center for Early Learning North;…

Emma K. Bentley, editor, Columbia Business Times

Age: 26 Job Description: To brainstorm, pitch, write, and edit stories for Columbia’s only B2B…

Joe Bechtold, owner, Midway Properties

Job description: Entrepreneur. Years lived in Columbia/Mid-Missouri: I was born and raised in Columbia, but…

Trey Davis, President, Missouri Energy Development Association

Job description: Organized in 2003, MEDA is the association of Missouri’s investor-owned utilities and their…

Chuck Bowman, President, Monarch Title Company

Job description: Lead the organization by managing best business practices that will create an environment…

Kellie Ann Coats, Executive Director, Missouri Women's Council

Job description: I promote and connect women business owners across the state to help them…

Ryan Rapp, CFO, UM System

Job description: I’m the vice president for finance and chief financial officer for the University…

Dr. Hana Solomon, CEO, BeWell Health LLC

Job description: My passion: spread the word, share the news, and teach anyone with a…

Teresa Magruder, Executive Vice President and Treasurer, Shelter Insurance

Job description: Executive responsibility currently overseeing accounting, human resources, Shelter Life Insurance Company, and a…

Brenda Emerson, Chief Information Officer, Landmark Bank

Job description: As chief information officer, I lead and manage the information technology department. I…

Mike Parks, Airport Manager, Columbia Regional Airport

Age: 41. Job description: My position requires daily oversight of operations, maintenance, public safety personnel,…