Manor Roofing & Restoration Services owner Nick Allen named Leeann Cravens chief operating officer. In her new role as COO, Cravens will serve as a senior executive overseeing Manor’s day-to-day administrative and operational functions.
Cravens joined Manor in 2018 and has served in various key positions to contribute to the business’s success. She also serves on the Better Business Bureau’s Advisory Board, is an active volunteer for the Boys and Girls Clubs of Columbia, and recently graduated from the Chamber of Commerce Leadership Columbia program.
The Great Rivers Council of Boy Scouts of America welcomes Travis Campbell to the team as the program director of adventure and innovation. Campbell is a retired lieutenant colonel in the United States Marine Corps with 24 years of experience leading at the platoon, company, and battalion levels.
He is a veteran of the global war on terrorism, Operation Iraqi Freedom, and Operation Enduring Freedom. He served in a multitude of staff positions with the Marine Corps headquarters at the Pentagon. Most recently Campbell served as the deputy commandant for operations at the Missouri Military Academy.
Roger Walleck is the new president and CEO of Missouri Employers Mutual effective January 1, 2024. Walleck has served as vice president and chief underwriting officer at MEM since 2017. He directs the company’s pricing and risk selection activities and leads several underwriting teams.
Before MEM, Walleck spent over a decade in leadership positions at the Meadowbrook Insurance Group, as well as more than 20 years at Liberty Mutual, where he worked in underwriting and operations. He holds several professional designations and is an active member of the CPCU Society and the Risk & Insurance Management Society. Walleck has served on the committees of national insurance organizations. He is a member of the Missouri Workers’ Compensation Determinations Board.
Columbia Public Schools Foundation
The Columbia Public Schools Foundation (CPSF) named its 2023 Hall of Leaders, to be honored at CPSF’s annual fall event. Honorees include Outstanding Alumni Adam Beckett and Matthew Peach (posthumously) and Outstanding Retired Educators Craig Adams and Wanda Brown.
“The Columbia Public Schools Foundation is pleased to honor this year’s Hall of Leaders,” said David Townsend, president of the CPSF Board of Directors. “We celebrate those who have made outstanding contributions, whether as alumni or educators.”
First Responder Support
First Responder Support announced the addition of recently retired Columbia Police Chief Geoff Jones and Adam Burks, a first responder and member of the First Responder Support Advisory Panel, to its Board of Trustees. Joining them on the Advisory Panel will be Valerie Sisson, the director of the Vet Center in Columbia and a committed board member of Phoenix Programs.
First Responder Support is a pioneering organization dedicated to bolstering the well-being and mental health of first responders who serve our communities. The Board of Trustees plays a pivotal role in shaping the organization’s strategic initiatives and furthering its mission of providing crucial support to the brave men and women who safeguard and save lives every day.