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Tina Olson, Ed.D. Named 2019 Alumna of the Year!

2010 GMLC Alumna and former member of GMLF Board of Directors was honored on September 30 as the 2019 Greater Missouri Leadership Challenge Alumna of the Year!  President Kim Becking presented the honor during the 3oth Anniversary gathering for mid-Missouri alumnae held at Columbia College.   Dr. Olson was selected by the Greater Missouri Leadership

September 30, 2019

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Congratulations Kristen Gumper ’18

2018 GMLC Alumna Kristin Gumper  has recently accepted a position as the Director of Development and Communications at Marian Middle School. In this role, Kristin works closely with the school president, Board of Directors and staff to plan, organize and direct Marian Middle School’s fundraising strategy, including major gifts, the annual fund, special events and

September 29, 2019

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Congratulations Joshlin and Addie Yoder ’19

Addie Yoder, GMLC 2019, and her husband Joshlin, owners of  Yoder Farms in Leonard, MO. were selected as on of three finalists for the prestigious 2019 Missouri Leopold Conservation Award®. Given in honor of renowned conservationist Aldo Leopold, the award recognizes farmers, ranchers and foresters who inspire others with their dedication to land, water and

September 29, 2019

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Congratulations Dr. Lisa Ford-Brown, ’19

Columbia College Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Piyusha Singh recently announced the promotion of Dr. Lisa Ford Brown, GMLC 2019,  to the position of Dean of the School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences. She will oversee the degree programs for Criminal Justice and Human Services, History and Political Science; Education; English and

September 29, 2019

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Congratulations Traci Kennedy ’16!

Traci Kennedy, GMLC 2016, received the Mizzou Gold Award, an award given to graduates of the last 10 years who have donated laudable time and talents on behalf of Mizzou. Traci volunteered for the University of Missouri ever since her time as an undergraduate, when she led an effort to make Mizzou’s campus healthier through

September 29, 2019

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Congratulations Mary Elizabeth Grimes ’07

Mary Elizabeth Grimes, Alumna 2007, was honored recently with the 2019 Most Influential Business Women Award from the St. Louis Business Journal. Mary Elizabeth Grimes was hired as President of Marian Middle School in St. Louis, MO in December 2013. She is an effective leader and has more than 20 years of experience leading both for-profits

September 29, 2019

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Congratulations Julia Gaines ’18, School of Music

2018 GMLC Alumna Dr. Julia Gaines, the Director of the School of Music at the University of Missouri, announced that The School of Music received a $4M estate gift from long-time faculty member Michael Budds in September to create the Budds Center for American Music Studies.  Dr. Budds wanted to use this opportunity to honor

September 29, 2019

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A Word from Our President, Kim Becking…

Greetings Greater Missouri Leadership Friends! Greater Missouri Leadership alumnae have so many great things happening!  We’re pleased to use our newsletter to help showcase all the amazing contributions our alumnae are making within their communities, as well as the honors they are receiving.  This month we have two appointments by Governor Parson in addition to

August 31, 2019

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Greater Missouri Leadership Alumnae Conference Celebrating Our 30th Anniversary Activate Your Voice & Take It to the Next Level   Thursday, October 3, 2019 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM  At Lathrop Gage LLP 2345 Grand Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64108   Greater Missouri Leadership Foundation is celebrating its 30th Anniversary in 2019!  We’ve designed a

August 30, 2019

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Alumna Receives Most Influential Business Women Award!

2011 Alumna Sharon Harvey Davis, was honored recently with the 2019 Most Influential Business Women Award from the St. Louis Business Journal.  Sharon is currently the Vice President of Diversity and Chief Diversity Officer at Ameren.  Sharon is also a former member of the Greater Missouri Leadership Foundation’s Board of Directors. When Sharon joined Ameren

August 30, 2019

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