MBS Textbook Exchange Inc. announced Wheatley’s promotion to MBS Direct general manager, director of operations, for which he will directly oversee acquisitions, programming definition and quality assurance for MBS.
Gale, a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Missouri, will serve as the new coordinator of the university’s Office of Parent Relations.
Ellen de Graffenreid
MU Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin appointed Graffenreid vice chancellor of marketing and communications at the university. Graffenreid will help manage MU’s branding, marketing and government relations.
NCCNA Board of Directors
The North Central Columbia Neighborhood Association elected a new board of directors July 23. The seven-member board includes three incumbent members — Interim Board President Dan Cullimore, Vice President Jessie Starbuck and Adam Saunders — and four newly elected members — Susan Maze, Lenore Danziger, Mark Risch and John Nichols.
Hervey, a University of Kansas graduate with more than 19 years of banking experience, joined the Bank of Missouri’s investment services department.
The Missouri Small Business and Technology Development Center named Tucker its new statewide associate director. Tucker will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of 11 SBTDC contract centers and 12 business development specialists in MU County Extension Centers.
Boone County National Bank promoted Winberg to manager of the Keene Financial Center.
U.S. Cellular announced Sampson as its new retail sales manager for northern Missouri and Illinois.
MU Chancellor Emeritus Deaton received the 2014 Missourian Award, which recognizes individuals who have made a significant impact on their community and on the vitality of the state of Missouri. Under Deaton’s leadership, MU’s total enrollment grew by 28.7 percent, and minority enrollment rose by 113 percent.
Columbia College named Palmer vice president of enrollment and marketing. He will oversee all of the college’s management, marketing and admissions, which were separate departments until this year.
Missouri REALTORS announced the appointment of industry veteran Sebree as the association’s new CEO.
As the new executive director of the Alzheimer’s Association Greater Missouri Chapter, Kwatamdia will work to provide support for families affected by Alzheimer’s and dementia in 58 Missouri counties.
Callaway Bank announced that financial adviser Borman received top honors at the Connect 2014 conference hosted by Cetera Investment Services. Borman was awarded President’s Club Status, the highest form of recognition awarded by Cetera.
KMOS-TV Missouri PBS welcomed Hoffman as its new director of GM and broadcasting services. Hoffman previously worked with NPR, PBS and the University of Ohio.
MacLellan replaced the retiring Joe Moseley as public relations director for Shelter Insurance. MacLellan began working for Shelter in 1997.
Erica Pefferman and Renea Sapp
Pefferman and Sapp have been promoted within the Business Times Co. Pefferman now serves as president and Sa