Board of Directors


Dr. Jeffery Lashley, Chair
Lonna Trammell, Chair-Elect
Joe Henderson, Treasurer
Bernie Andrews, Secretary
Russell Runge, Immediate Past Chair

Board Membership

Audrain County

Larry Webber
Chairperson, Progress Mexico
Mexico, MO

Russell Runge
Assistant City Manager, City of Mexico
Mexico, MO
Phone: (573) 581-2100

Boone County

Stacey Button
President, City of Columbia-REDI
Columbia, MO
Phone: (573) 442-8303

Bernie Andrews
Executive VP, Columbia REDI
Columbia, MO
Phone: (573) 442-8303

Callaway County

Bruce Hackmann
President, Fulton Area Development Foundation
Fulton, MO
Phone: (573) 642-4841

Cole County

Missy Bonnot
Director of Economic Development, Jefferson City Area Chamber of Commerce
Jefferson City, MO
Phone: (573) 634-3616

Cooper County

Dr. Jim Gann
Director, Technology Business Development, University of Missouri
Columbia, MO
Phone: (573) 882-7096

Ameren Missouri

Mike Chell
Business Development Executive, AmerenUE
St. Louis, MO
Phone: (314) 554-2375

Lonna Trammell
Customer Service Advisor, Ameren Missouri
Jefferson City, MO
Phone: (573) 681-7500

Boone County National Bank

Joe Henderson
Columbia, MO
Phone: (573) 874-8588

Enterprise Development Corporation

Donna Delong Hamilton
Executive Director
Columbia, MO
Phone: (573) 875-8117

Central Methodist University

Dr. Roger Drake
Fayette, MO
Phone: (660) 248-3391

Boonslick Technical Education Center

Cody Bashore
Boonville, MO
Phone: (660) 882-5306

Columbia Area Career Center

Randy Gooch
Columbia, MO
Phone: (573) 214-3808

Columbia College

Kevin Palmer
Vice-President, Enrollment & Marketing
Columbia, MO
Phone: (573) 875-7329

Lincoln University

Willie Jude
Special Assistant to the President
Jefferson City, MO
Phone: (573) 681-5506

Mexico Area Career Center

Chris Denham
Mexico, MO
Phone: (573) 581-5864

State Fair Community College

Dr. Joanna Anderson
Sedalia, MO
Phone: (660) 596-7223

State Technical College of Missouri

Dr. Donald Claycomb
Linn, MO
Phone: (573) 338-3363

Moberly Area Community College

Dr. Jeffery C. Lashley
Moberly, MO
Phone: (660) 263-4100 Ext. 11204

Stephens College

Dr. Lindi Overton
Vice President, Finance and Administration
Columbia, MO
Phone: (573) 876-7210 Ext. 4210

University of Missouri

Steve Wyatt, JD, MBA
Associate Vice Chancellor and
Vice Provost for Economic Development
Columbia, MO
Phone: (573) 882-3087

Westminster College

Dr. Gary Stocker
Chief of Staff, Office of the President
Fulton, MO
Phone: (573) 592-5315

Veterans United Home Loans

Greg Steinhoff
President of Strategic Operations
Columbia, MO
Phone: (573) 234-5100

CORE Past Chairs

Bob Gerding
Gerding, Korte & Chitwood CPA’s

Randy Allen
Jefferson City Area Chamber of Commerce

Greg Steinhoff
Veteran’s United Home Loans

Steve Wyatt
University of Missouri

Russell Runge
City of Mexico