The Columbia Chamber of Commerce is pleased to welcome Matthew Rogers as its new director of membership. Rogers is a Columbia native and holds a bachelor’s degree in business management and marketing from College of the Ozarks.
He owned a small business in Columbia for 10 years, during which time he developed a love of the community and especially the business community. He looks forward to serving the community in his new role at the Chamber, where he will be the first line of communication servicing member needs and sharing with new members all that the Chamber has to offer.
Coil Construction is pleased to announce multiple team member promotions.
Don Prose, P.E., P.M.P. has been promoted to senior project manager. Prose started with Coil in 2011 as a project manager. He earned his project manager professional certification in 2020 and his professional engineer designation in 2021.
Cody Logsdon has been promoted to director of regional operations. Logsdon grew up in the residential construction industry and started at Coil in 2012 as a project manager.
Katie Partise has been promoted to senior project manager. She joined the Coil team in 2014 as an assistant project manager, working her way up to project manager and now becoming Coil’s first female senior project manager.
Ron Hall has been promoted to director of field operations. He joined Coil as a project manager in 2019, overseeing field operations for the regional operations division.
MFA Oil Company, a farmer-owned energy supply cooperative, announces the promotions of Jennifer Bach and Charlie Alexander.
Jennifer Bach has been promoted to MFA’s executive team as vice president of Break Time operations. She has worked in the Break Time division of MFA Oil for 25 years, most recently as senior director of operations for the company’s 71 Break Time stores. Charlie Alexander has joined the executive team as vice president of Big O Tires operations. Alexander leads the cooperative’s 36 Big O Tires automotive service centers.
Stephen Colbert, MD, was promoted to the chief of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Division within the Department of Surgery at MU Health Care. Prior to his promotion, Dr. Colbert served as a faculty member of the division since 2006, and chief of plastic surgery at the Harry S. Truman Memorial VA Hospital for 11 years.
Dr. Colbert also serves as the director of the Plastic Surgery Residency Program, clerkship director for surgery, and chair of the Clinical Clerkship Steering Committee at the University of Missouri School of Medicine. Dr. Colbert completed medical school and residency at the University of Missouri School of Medicine and fellowship at Washington University in St. Louis.
Annette Triplett, a nonprofit business leader and longtime advocate for transportation equity, has stepped down from her role as chief financial officer and chief operating officer of Local Motion. Triplett has been with Local Motion for more than 10 years.
Triplett was hired as CEO of Local Motion (previously PedNet Coalition) in 2013 after the departure of founding executive firector Ian Thomas. Triplett served as CEO for more than eight years before transitioning into chief development officer and CFO-COO roles. She is credited with shepherding the organization into a new era of transportation equity, business operations, and financial sustainability, including rebranding PedNet to Local Motion.