CFO Names New Board Members and Executive Committee for 2012-13

The Community Foundation of the Ozarks welcomes four new members to its Board of Directors for 2012-13.

The new board members are:

  • Brian Hammons, president of Hammons Products, the Stockton-based processor and supplier of American Black Walnuts. Hammons also served as the founding president of the Stockton Community Foundation, celebrating its 10-year anniversary this year as an affiliate of the Community Foundation of the Ozarks.
  • Randy Howard, financial advisor in Aurora for the Edward Jones investment firm. Howard is the immediate past president of the Aurora Area Community Foundation, founded in 2006 as a CFO affiliate.
  • Stephanie Stenger Montgomery, an attorney who is president and CEO of Springfield Land, L.P. She also is involved in her family’s foundation, The Lezah Stenger Foundation, which is a supporting organization of the CFO.
  • Rosalie O’Reilly Wooten, community volunteer and retired executive vice president for O’Reilly Auto Parts, and donor adviser for the Tal and Rosalie O’Reilly Wooten Family Foundation Fund established at the CFO.

The CFO’s 21-member Board of Directors serves three-year terms with a second three-year appointment possible.

This year’s Executive Committee is comprised of: Chair Jill Reynolds, vice president at Commerce Trust Company; Vice Chair Roger D. “Dusty” Shaw, a rancher in Thomasville; Treasurer Shari Hoffman, senior wealth manager at BKD Wealth Advisors; Secretary Dr. Gloria Galanes, interim dean of the College of Arts & Letters at Missouri State University; and Chair Emeritus Cliff Brown, attorney and partner at Carnahan, Evans, Cantwell & Brown. At-large members are: Richard Cavender, Rolla, retired executive director of the Meramec Regional Planning Commission; Mark Nelson, wealth management advisor at Merrill Lynch in Springfield and chair of the CFO’s Investment Advisory Board; and Jami S. Peebles, senior vice president, Central Trust & Investment in Springfield.


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