FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

COLUMBIA — The Business Times Company is proud to welcome Breck Dumas as the new editor of its flagship publication, Columbia Business Times, and Beth Bramstedt as the company’s new Director of Content.

Dumas is a Columbia native with an extensive background in political and business messaging with local, state, and national experience. Past positions include public relations coordinator for the Show-Me Institute; legislative aide for U.S. senators Kit Bond and Rand Paul in Washington, D.C.; and Iowa state communications director for Ron Paul’s 2012 presidential campaign. She spent the 2016 election year alongside Branden Rathert as co-host of “Wake Up Columbia” on 93.9 The Eagle.

Prior to joining The Business Times Company, Dumas spent six years as a residential loan officer in Columbia. She received her bachelor’s degree in business administration from MU and her MBA from William Woods University.

Bramstedt moved to Columbia in 1987 to attend the Missouri School of Journalism, and she joined The Business Times Company as editor of COMO Living in January 2017. Before joining the company, she was a staff member at Columbia’s Woodcrest Chapel for 25 years, helping to grow the church from 150 members to more than 2,400. Her roles there included ministry coordinator, business administrator, and associate pastor of communications and connections. In her new role, Bramstedt will oversee production for the company’s three magazine brands: CBT, COMO Living, and Jefferson City Magazine.

 

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