Columbia College faculty member Dr. Tina Olson, GMLC ’10, was recognized by the Missouri State Society for Human Resources Management Council at its annual conference in August with the LEAD (Leadership, Excellence, Achievement and Dedication) Award.

The prestigious honor is presented to a professional in the Human Resources field who is as an innovator, advocate and/or thought leader. The award also recognizes a member of the Society who holds an outstanding record of volunteer service to the profession through leadership positions with the organization.

Dr. Olson joined the faculty at Columbia College as an instructor in the Robert W. Plaster School of Business in fall 2017. She has taught classes in leadership theory, strategic human resources management, organizational behavior, diversity and organizations and design thinking.

Tina serves as an Advisor to the Board of Directors of Greater Missouri Leadership Foundation and previously served as treasurer for the Board.   She has also worked with the mid-Missouri Planning Team for GMLC for several years.   Congratulations Tina Olson!