President and CEO
Brian Fogle is President of Community Foundation of the Ozarks, responsible to the Board of Directors to carry out the mission and action plan of the organization. Prior to joining the CFO in 2008, he spent 30 years in banking in Springfield.
Brian’s hometown is Aurora, Mo., where he is a graduate of Aurora High School. He obtained BBA and MBA in banking and finance from the University of Mississippi.
Brian provides leadership and guidance for numerous civic and nonprofit groups. Currently, he chairs the Good Community Committee and is on the board of Every Child Promise, the Mercy Health Foundation, the Downtown Council of Champions, Healthy Living Alliance, and the Missouri Scholarship and Loan Foundation. He was awarded the O. Franklin Kenworthy Leadership Award in 1990, the National Community Leadership Award in 1993, and the Springfieldian Award in 2010, and received an honorary doctorate of humane letters from Drury University in December 2011.
Brian’s motto in life: Often wrong, seldom in doubt.