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Position Announcement

Position Announcement Executive Director Greater Missouri Leadership Foundation   Since 1990, the Greater Missouri Leadership Challenge (GMLC) has been providing a unique introduction for exceptional women leaders across Missouri to the complex issues facing our communities, state, and nation. The Challenge is a statewide year-long leadership symposium (program) that provides a four-session, three day/ two

June 21, 2019

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A Word from Our President, Kim Becking…

Greetings Greater Missouri Leadership Friends! There are a lot of fun and inspirational things going on with Greater Missouri Leadership Foundation as we continue to celebrate our 30th Year Anniversary in 2019!  Check out 30th Anniversary info at www.GreaterMo.org/30th. A huge THANK YOU to Board Member Roz Cochran ’13, Lead Analyst for Risk Management for NeighborWorks

May 31, 2019

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Congratulations Jan Grossmann ’08!

On May 2, our Greater Missouri Leadership Foundation Executive Director and 2008 GMLC Alumna, was honored by the Columbia Women’s Network, a division of the Columbia Chamber of Commerce to receive the 2019 ATHENA International Leadership Award.  Jan is pictured here with her daughter, husband, son, and granddaughter on the night of the award celebration. 

May 31, 2019

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Congratulations Mara Cohara ’10!

2010 GMLC Alumna and GMLF Board Member, Mara Cohara, was recently elected to her firm’s (Lathrop and Gage) Executive Committee. In addition, the March 2019 issue of Ingram’s Magazine featured Mara Cohara as one of the “50 Missourians You Should Know.”  The magazine spotlights Missourians who have made significant contributions to the state, their communities or

May 31, 2019

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Congratulations Donna Benner ’17!

2017 GMLC Alumna Donna Benner was recently promoted to Director of Strategy & Business Operations for Ameren Missouri.  Her new role will be to provide leadership on key initiatives focused on operational excellence and customer affordability. She will continue to serve as the President’s Chief of Staff ensuring that strategies and priorities are communicated and

May 31, 2019

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Congratulations Theresa Nistendirk Shaw ’10!

2010 GMLC Alumna Theresa Nistendirk Shaw has been promoted to Vice President of Regulatory Affairs and Financial Services for Ameren Illinois.  In this role, Theresa is responsible for leading power and natural gas procurement; energy efficiency programs; financial analysis and reporting; budgeting; regulatory affairs; regulatory policy, compliance and strategy; and rates functions for Ameren Illinois.

May 31, 2019

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Congratulations Rebecca Dohrman ’19!

Rebecca Dohrman, GMLC 2019, recently received the 2019 Outstanding Faculty Award from Maryville University.  She was also recently chosen by the Maryville faculty as their representative to the Board of Directors of Maryville U. The  University is a private college located in St. Louis, MO.  Congratulations Rebecca!

May 31, 2019

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Congratulations Lauren Appelbaum ’14!

2014 GMLC Alumna Lauren Appelbaum is now the Vice President of Human Resources for Manna Pro.  This is a newly created role designed to provide HR leadership and strategic business partnership at the senior level. Lauren reports directly to the CEO and is a member of the executive team/senior leadership team. Manna Pro is an

May 31, 2019

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Congratulations Laurel Hogue ’10

2010 GMLC Alumna Laurel Hogue was recently recognized by the University of Central Missouri for her 15 years of service to the University.  As the Vice Provost for Extended Studies, she supports the university’s vision for enrollment and retention, leads marketing and promotion efforts, and directs fiscal operations for Extended Studies. Additional responsibilities include budget

May 31, 2019

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