Educating and inspiring women leaders to make a difference for over 29 years.

Congratulations to Thalia Cherry, ’12

Thalia Cherry, GMLC 2012 Alumna, recently received her MSL/MBA from Stephens College in Columbia, MO.  In 2012 Thalia founded “Cherry” in Kansas City, a business that designs and produces licensed sporting goods and apparel for schools, retailers, corporations and professional athletes.  She recently produced a clothing line for Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes.  Check

March 29, 2019

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A Word from our Executive Director – Jan Grossmann

 A Word from Our Executive Director, Jan Grossmann… Greetings Greater Missouri Leadership Friends! GMLC 2019 Session I, under the Planning Team leadership of Jen Bradley, ’09, Commerce Bank, and Mara Woody, ’14, State of Missouri, kicks off on Tuesday, March 5 as our 30th year for Greater Missouri Leadership Challenge gets underway! A Big Thanks

February 28, 2019

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Congratulations Dr. Joan Gabel!

Dr. Joan T.A. Gabel, GMLC 2012 Alumna, was recently appointed as the 17th President of the University of Minnesota by the University’s Board of Regents!  She will assume the office on July 1, 2019.  Dr. Gabel will be the first woman in the 167-year history of the University of Minnesota to hold the position of

February 28, 2019

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Thursday, October 3 – Save This Date!

Plans are underway for the 2019 GMLC Alumnae Conference, to be held in Kansas City on Thursday, October 3, 2019 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.   More details forthcoming!  Hold this date on your calendars now, as you’ll definitely want to participate in this fun and inspiring day of learning and catching up with your

February 28, 2019

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Congratulations Dr Sarah Vordtriede-Patton!

Dr. Sarah Vordtriede-Patton, ’18, was recently promoted to the position of Associate Provost for Accreditation and Assessment at Columbia College in Columbia, MO!  Congratulations, Sarah! She also serves as Dean of the Columbia College School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics.  Her role includes the coordination of personnel, programs, and activities of the Departments of Physical

February 28, 2019

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Congratulations Mara Woody, ’14!

Congratulations to Dr. Mara Woody, alumna ’14, who was awarded her Ed.D. in Educational Leadership and Policy from Vanderbilt University in May 2o18.  Dr. Woody serves as Manager of Judicial Education with Missouri Office of State Courts Administrator.  Judicial Education educates court staff to support the administration of justice in the Missouri judiciary. Mara also

February 28, 2019

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Congratulations Megan Craven!

Congratulations to Megan Craven, alumna ’14, who welcomed her second daughter into the world early last month!   Leigh Kelly Craven was born on February 12.  Megan serves as Wellness & Benefits Strategy Partner for Saint Luke’s Health System in Kansas City.

February 28, 2019

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Best Wishes to Jackie Kirouac-Fram ’18!

Jackie Kirouac-Fram, alumna 2018, has accepted a position as Executive Director with The ReBuilding Center, a non-profit in Portland, Oregon.  The center offers affordable used building and remodeling materials with the goal of promoting the use of salvaged and reclaimed materials in efforts to strengthen environmental, economic and social fabric of the local community.  She

February 28, 2019

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Best Wishes to Lindsay Lopez, ’12

Lindsay Lopez, alumna of the GMLC Class of 2012, who serves as Executive Director for The Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri, recently announced her engagement to Robert Bennett.   Congratulations and Best Wishes for much happiness!

February 27, 2019

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Your 2019 Dues are Now Due!

Thanks to all who have already paid alumnae dues for 2019! If you haven’t done so, here’s an easy way to do so… Please log onto greatermo.org and access the alumnae area.  Once you do this, you’ll notice a button to “pay dues” in the upper right corner. 1) You’ll need to log into the

February 26, 2019

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