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Profile for Richard D. Proffer

Richard D. Proffer

Richard D. Proffer
BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT SPEC., SE REGION, CAPE GIRARDEAU COUNTY
Cape Girardeau County MU Extension Center
684 W Jackson Trail
PO Box 408
Jackson, MO 63755
Phone: 573-243-3581
Fax: 573-243-1606
Email: profferrd@missouri.edu


Counties served: Bollinger, Cape Girardeau, Madison, Mississippi, New Madrid, Pemiscot, Perry, Scott

Areas of work

Business Development Specialist helping people start businesses, stay in business and plan for a successful business future through training and counseling. I work with small businesses on business plans, marketing plans, sales strategies, advertising/PR issues, financial analysis and marketing research.

I currently serve on the Economic Gardening State Team that is helping Missouri's Stage entrepreneurial companies grow at a faster sales pace.

Professional background

National Association of Community Development Extension Professionals (NACDEP) — North Central regional representative to the board of directors; member
Missouri Association of Community and Economic Development Extension Professionals (MACEDEP) — past president; member
University of Missouri Extension Association (UMEA) — member
Epsilon Sigma Phi — member
Tri State Advertising and Marketing Professionals — past president; current program chair; member
Ninth District American Advertising Federation — member; district secretary
American Advertising Federation (AAF) — member