Alumni Spotlight | Jaimie Trussell

Jaimie Trussell is beginning her journey as CEO of the Council of Churches of the Ozarks after many years working in the Springfield non-profit world. A graduate of Leadership Springfield’s Signature Class 26, Jaimie works tirelessly as a fundraising and communication professional to help others

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Alumni Spotlight | Chief David Pennington

David Pennington is Springfield Fire Department’s fire chief and a graduate of Leadership Springfield’s Signature Class 30. A Springfield native, Pennington began his journey toward chief as a volunteer firefighter over 25 years ago. His years of service since then have given him a broad

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Leadership Springfield Alumni Spotlight - Julie Jones

Alumni Spotlight | Julie Jones

Julie Jones is a volunteer, advocate, and experienced leader with a heart for service. These days, she spends her career in the service of those with developmental disabilities at Abilities First. As Assistant Executive Director, Julie spearheads a new position that is bringing community awareness

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Alumni Spotlight | Larry Stock

A Missouri native, Larry Stock moved from the Kansas City area to Springfield in the late 1970s and started Queen City Roofing and Sheet Metal. Founded when there were already four other competing companies, Queen City Roofing and Sheet Metal has grown in tandem with

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Alumni Spotlight | Eric Lampe

After going through the Signature Class and jumping into service on the Leadership Springfield Board of Directors last year, Eric Lampe (Signature Class 34) wants to assure local leaders that there’s always room to grow and encourages alumni to look for ways to make an impact locally in their personal and professional life.

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Alumni Spotlight | Gerry Lee

As a graduate of Leadership Springfield Signature Class 2, Gerald “Gerry” Lee cites his experience as to how he “began to understand the needs of the community and developed a strong urge to begin getting involved.”

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