OTC Foundation Board of Directors announces seven new members

OTC Foundation Board of Directors announces seven new members

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

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Seven area leaders have joined the Board of Directors of the OTC Foundation, the fundraising arm of Ozarks Technical Community College.  Mr. Greg DeLong, Financial Advisor and Part Owner, Edward Jones; Mr. Kirk Elmquist, Partner, Morelock-Ross Companies; Mr. John Gentry, President and Chairman of the Board, Positronic Industries, Inc.; Ms. Nikki Holden, Director of Marketing and Communications, Custom Metalcraft, Inc.; Mr. Billy Jalili, Owner, Touch and Flame Restaurants; Mr. Joe Jenkins, President, Jenkins Diesel Power, Inc.; and The Honorable Raeanne Presley, Mayor of the City of Branson have each been chosen to serve on the Board of Directors.

“We value the involvement of area business and industry leaders in the process of seeking financial support for our students and our educational resources,” said Cliff Davis, vice president for Institutional Advancement and executive director of the OTC Foundation.  “We know these new members will bring new strengths to the Foundation Board, and we look forward to working with them as we continue to grow.”

The OTC Foundation is currently engaged in its first-ever Major Gifts Capital Campaign, with a goal of raising $10 million for student scholarships, program development, and other improvements for the College.  For more information on the OTC Foundation, visit www.otc.edu/foundation.