Chamber Staff

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Matt McCormick, IOM, CCE

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Lily E. White

Mark

Mark Bauer

Chad

Chad Massman

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Whitney Schieber

Caitlin

Caitlin Ferguson

Lakeela

Lakeela Mings

Leadership

The Columbia Chamber of Commerce is led by volunteers serving on the Board of Directors and Committee Chairs.

Executive Committee

  • Chair – Gary Ward, University of Missouri
  • Chair-Elect – Michele Batye, Dave Griggs Flooring America
  • Past Chair – Matt Moore, Shelter Insurance Companies
  • Treasurer & Finance & Administration Division Chair -Tim Howald, Columbia Insurance Group
  • Women’s Network Division – Teresa Snow, MU Health Care
  • Workforce Development Division – Jeff Lashley, Moberly Area Community College
  • Caleb Colbert, The Law Firm of Haden & Colbert
  • Matt Williams, Simmons Bank
  • Stacye Smith, Shelter Insurance Companies
  • Matt McCormick, Columbia Chamber of Commerce
  • Jennifer Hedrick, Simon Oswald Architecture

Ex-Officio Members

  • Dan Atwill, Presiding Commissioner, Boone County
  • Stacey Button, President, REDI
  • Dr. David Russell, President, Columbia College
  • Mun Choi, Chancellor, University of Missouri
  • John Glascock, City Manager, City of Columbia
  • David Nivens, President, Fiar Missouri Foundation
  • Dr. Dianne Lynch, President, Stephens College
  • Matt McCormick, President, Columbia Chamber of Chamber
  • Dr. Brian Yearwood, Superintendent, Columbia Public Schools
  • Brian Treece, Mayor, City of Columbia
  • Gene Gerke, Centennial Investors
  • Steve Guthrie, Centennial Investors

Board Members

Teresa Snow, MU Health Care

Jeff Lashley, Moberly Area Community College

Greg Baker, Boy Scouts of America 

Jackie Rodgers, Smith Lewis, LLP 

Lisa Driskel Hawxby, DogMaster Distillery

Matt Williams, Simmons Bank

Caleb Colbert, The Law Firm of Haden & Colbert

Nickie Davis, The District

Jon Ihler, MFA Oil Company

Dr. Sahba Jalali, Advanced Vision

Cole Knudsen, PepsiCo Quaker Oats

Jonathan Verdejo, Blue Diamond Events

Kathleen Bruegenhemke, Hawthorn Bank 

Adonica Coleman, A2D Events

Danny Hammack, Columbia Honda 

Jennifer Hedrick, Simon Oswald Architecture

Tim Howald, Columbia Insurance Group

Michele Curry, Commerce Bank

Troy Greer, Boone Health

Aric Jarvis, The Broadway/The Roof

Mike Ireland, Bank of Missouri

Nikki McGruder, MU Health Care

Brad Roling, Central Bank of Boone County

Stacye Smith, Shelter Insurance Companies

Plaza Commercial Realty