The Advisory Board is made up of distinguished professionals chosen for their industry knowledge and interest in workforce development. The Board meets quarterly to provide feedback and offer ideas and advice to maximize the reach and impact of the MU Career Accelerator for mid-Missouri employers and adult learners.

  • Aurtoro Del Rio - American Outdoor Brands
  • Tyler Kemp - Additive Manufacturing Missouri
  • Ciara Imani May - Rebundle
  • Tricia Brizendine - Veteran's United
  • Beth Alpers - MU Health Care
  • Sara Snodderley – Emery Sapp and Sons
  • Chad Massman - Columbia Chamber of Commerce
  • Bernie Andrews – Columbia Regional Economic Development Inc (REDI)
  • Mark Bauer - Missouri Office of Workforce Development
  • Scott Morfeld - Missouri Farmer's Association
Pictured at the inaugural April 2023 meeting, from left, are: Arturo Del Rio, Bernie Andrews, Tyler Kemp, Mark Bauer, Scott Morfeld, Sarah Traub, Tricia Brizendine, Sarah Rielley, Beth Alpers, Jonathan Mack, Chad Higgins.