The Missouri Mental Health Foundation Board of Directors selected their next executive director, Connie Cunningham.
Cunningham brings 30 years of experience in nonprofit and association leadership. Her career focuses on health and human services, having served as president and CEO of United Way of Central Missouri, executive director of St. Louis County Children’s Services Fund, and executive director of the Missouri Association of County Developmental Disabilities. She also worked as a consultant for board development, organizational structure and operations, and is currently a Missouri Foundation for Health board member.
Providence Bank is pleased to announce the promotion of Katie Kutscher as loan documentation supervisor, bank officer. Kutscher will supervise the loan documentation department, and work with bankers and their coordinators to produce various loan documentation across all Providence Bank markets. In her 10-year career, she has served as a personal financial officer, loan assistant, and senior loan processing specialist. Kutscher earned an associate’s degree from Columbia College and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Missouri. She is a member of Capable Kids JC Parents group and a community member and supporter of the Immune Deficiency Foundation.
Providence Bank has announced the addition of Travis Doerhoff as assistant vice president, banking center manager. Doerhoff will be responsible for the banking center operations of the Wildwood Banking Center, including consumer lending, growing customer relationships, team, and employee development. Doerhoff has previous experience as a branch manager, store manager, personal finance officer, and received his bachelor’s degree in business from Columbia College. He was awarded an Army Commendation Medal as well as an Army Achievement Medal, and is a life member of the VFW Post 1003.
The Biodiesel Coalition of Missouri announced new leadership for its third year, naming Matt Amick of Jefferson City as the new executive director. Amick currently serves as the Missouri Soybean Association’s director of biofuels and new uses.
Tony Stafford, who has guided the coalition as its executive director at its formation in 2018, will continue to work with the coalition, serving in an advisory role.
Jennifer Schnieders, with Outbound Physical Therapy and Rehab, has recently become Titleist Performance Institute certified. Titleist Performance Institute certified professionals are trained to accurately assess golfers for physical limitations that may affect the swing. Outbound is pleased to announce they have the only TPI-certified medical professional in Jefferson City.
Capital Region Medical Center is pleased to welcome Jessica Luebbering, DO, pediatrician, to Capital Region Physicians — Pediatrics. Dr. Luebbering received her medical degree from A.T. Still University in Kirksville. She completed her residency in pediatrics at the University of Missouri Health Care. Dr. Luebbering has verbal and written fluency in Spanish, and in her free time, she enjoys running on the MKT Trail and spending time with her husband and three children.
After 35 years of leading the Special Learning Center, Debbie Hamler will transition to the center’s foundation, focusing on revenue development and future projects benefiting the Special Learning Center starting October 1. Hamler is a graduate of Jefferson City High School, the University of Missouri, and did graduate work at the University of Texas-Pan American. She holds degrees in elementary education, special education, early childhood education, and teaching for learning disabilities. In her new position, she will be the new SLC facility’s project manager for fundraising, design, and building so that SLC can help more families and children with special needs.
Special Learning Center’s next chapter will be led by Stephanie Johnson, current CEO of the Boys & Girls Club of Jefferson City. For 27 years, Johnson has worked for the United Way, the Samaritan Center, March of Dimes, and the Boys & Girls Club. She is a graduate of JCHS, a summa cum laude graduate from Columbia College, and she also received a leadership certification from Harvard Business School’s Executive Education Program. Johnson will continue to serve as an elected member of the Jefferson City School District Board of Education and as a volunteer for numerous organizations.
SSM Health Medical Group welcomes Devin Kennedy, DO, to SSM Health Medical Group. Kennedy joins Dr. Mohammad Jarbou and Dr. Housam Soukieh in offering their patients treatment for respiratory diseases and illnesses as well as diagnostic procedures to accurately identify issues alongside the most effective treatment method. Kennedy earned his medical degree and completed his training in pulmonology, critical care, and environmental medicine from the University of Missouri. He is also board-eligible in pulmonary disease, and is a diplomate with the American Board of Internal Medicine.