OTC Foundation Board of Directors announces new leadership and new members

OTC Foundation Board of Directors announces new leadership and new members

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

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Mark Miller
College Director of Communication 417.447.2655 millerm@otc.edu
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John Lambert, owner of Missouri Insulation & Supply, Inc., has been named the new chair of the Board of Directors of the OTC Foundation, the fundraising arm of Ozarks Technical Community College.  Outgoing president Neal Spencer, former CEO and current National Growth Partner of BKD, served in the position from 2011-2012.

The Board of Directors has also chosen Jeffrey Gower, president of Wil Fischer Companies, to serve as its vice-chair; Chip Sheppard, director, vice president and shareholder with Carnahan, Evans, Cantwell and Brown, as treasurer; and Branson Mayor Raeanne Presley as secretary.

In addition to choosing its new president, the Board has also selected four new members:  retired executive and current owner of the Beaver Creek Elk and Cattle Ranch Leon Combs, entertainer Tony Orlando, restaurateur/entrepreneur Paul Sundy, and President and Chief Executive Officer of MercyHealth Springfield Communities Jon Swope.

The OTC Foundation, now in its 16th year of operation, works to meet the ever-increasing needs of Ozarks Technical Community College through the funding of scholarships, new programs, and capital improvement projects.