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Movers & Shakers

The 20 Under 40 Issue, April 2023

Boone County Historial Society

The nonprofit Boone County Historical Society (BCHS) unanimously elected three local leaders to its board of directors and appointed two local leaders to its trust board.

The three new board directors are David Wilson, Robin LaBrunerie, and Victoria Hubbell. The two new trustees for the BCHS Endowment Trust are Marie Nau Hunter and Patsy Ponder Dalton.

“These five individuals are community leaders who are all excellent in their respective fields,” said Chris Campbell, BCHS executive director. “There are great things in store for our future with the addition of such dynamic thought-leaders to our leadership boards.”

Josiah Moore

Josiah Moore, PE, of Klingner & Associates, P.C. (Klingner) has earned his Professional Engineer licensure from the State of Iowa Engineering and Land Surveying Examining Board. He has extensive experience with pump selection, mechanical and electrical systems for pump stations, electrical systems for commercial buildings, and technical specifications. Josiah is a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and holds additional professional licenses in Missouri and Colorado. He earned a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering from Harding University in Searcy, Arkansas.

Jaclyn Rogers

Jaclyn Rogers, Sales Rep with Ai Painting Plus, LLC, has earned her certification as a Psychological Color Expert™ (PCE™), demonstrating mastery in specifying interior paint in residential applications. Jaclyn was trained by the internationally acclaimed residential color and home staging expert, Kristie Barnett, The Decorologist®.

The demand for residential paint color consulting has been rising over the last several years, as homeowners are looking for ways to add value to their home environments without the high cost of hiring a traditional interior designer. Paint color consulting is a one-time service, providing homeowners with expert recommendations that they can implement with a few gallons of paint.

A Psychological Color Expert™ is able to transform the complexion of interiors by specifying the perfect paint palette for any style of home. 

Katie Molitor

Katie Molitor recently moved into a new leadership role at the Columbia Center for Urban Agriculture as programs director — she had previously been the organization’s assessment manager. Katie now directly oversees the organization’s program managers in addition to grant reporting, data management, and managing the Produce Prescription Program which she successfully launched last year after COVID delayed its initial launch.

The Produce Rx program connects participants with vendors at the Columbia Farmers Market (CFM) where they can redeem their prescriptions for fruits and vegetables. Katie was also the catalyst behind the $1.3 million EDA grant that the CFM was recently awarded to complete the MU Healthcare Pavilion.

Courtney Daviess
Courtney Daviess
Alaina Leverenz
Alaina Leverenz
Pasha Pukhovski
Pasha Pukhovski

Heart of Missouri United Way

Heart of Missouri United Way recently announced new hires and promotions. Courtney Daviess was promoted to Chief Community Impact Officer. Alaina Leverenz was promoted to Chief Communications Officer. Pasha Pukhovski was hired as Database and Campaign Manager. CBT

Ric Ransom

University of Missouri System President Mun Choi announced the appointment of Ric Ransom as CEO of MU Health Care. Most recently, Ric served as president for University of Wisconsin Hospitals in the Madison Region.

Prior to his work at Wisconsin, he spent nearly two decades working in various health care leadership roles, ]. Ric also has held positions with health systems in Memphis, Atlanta, Boston, and Dallas. Upon earning his bachelor’s degree in philosophy from Morehouse College, he received his law degree from the Cumberland School of Law in Birmingham, Alabama, and earned master’s degrees in both business administration and science in health administration from the University of Alabama. 

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