Stephens College hired Rick Enyard as its human resource director. A graduate of the University of Missouri, Enyard previously owned a human resources consulting firm and was the human resources director for the Missouri Department of Corrections from 1998 to 2007.
David Putnam was hired as president of First State Community Bank’s Columbia locations. First State bought Premier Bank’s Columbia operations and on July 2 converted three former Premier Bank offices into First State locations. Putnam was a senior loan officer for Premier.
The University of Missouri Board of Curators named Cindy S. Harmon the board secretary. Currently a business operations manager at Missouri Employers Mutual Insurance in Columbia, Harmon will, in her new position, support the activities of the nine curators who collectively serve as the governing body for the four campuses of the University of Missouri System.
Kathy Miller was named interim chief of staff for the University of Missouri System. She will assume administrative responsibilities, including the coordination of media requests for information under the provisions of the Missouri Sunshine Law.
John Fabsits was named the new director of finance and marketing for Great Rivers Council, Boy Scouts of America. Jon Wilson was named the senior district executive for the Boonslick District.
Mitzi St. John has been hired as the public relations administrator for Daniel Boone Regional Library. She previously worked in the marketing department of the Columbia Daily Tribune and in the Hanna Stanley St John advertising agency.
National Title Insurance Company hired Noah L Heaton to join its risk management department. Heaton has been a Realtor since 1997 and most recently was the office manager and a Realtor with Tracy Arey Real Estate.
Midwest Independent Bank announced the hiring of Paul Langewisch as vice president and loan officer. Langswisch brings with him 37 years of community banking experience in Missouri, most recently with a community bank in Fulton.
The Columbia Chamber of Commerce announced a number of new members to its board of directors: Mary Beck, vice president, patient care services at Boone Hospital Center; Todd Culley, chief executive officer and general manager of Boone Electric Cooperative and a REDI board member; Jeff Guinn, president of LGI Business Brokers; Susan Hart, vice president of Huebert Builders; Tom Klucking, store director of Hy-Vee on Broadway; Kelley Marchbanks, development officer at the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine; Lowell Patterson of Emery Sapp and Sons and former city Public Works director; Tim Rich, executive director of the Heart of Missouri United Way; Vicki Russell, associate publisher at the Columbia Daily Tribune, chair-elect of the board; Valerie Shaw, executive vice president for Commerce Bank; and Keri Tipton, president of Bucket Media Inc.
LeRoy Welch, assistant air traffic manager for the Columbia Regional Airport FAA Contract Tower, was named the 2009 Controller of the Year by the Midwest Air Traffic Control Service Central Region. Welch received a plaque during a ceremony at the Hotel Intercontinental in Kansas City, Mo., on May 5.
Darrah Berck of Thompson, Mo., received the Shelter Insurance Foundation’s 2010 Fred V. Heinkel Award for Excellence in Humanity. Berck, a 20-year-old pre-med student at the University of Missouri, won the award for her donation of an organ, which saved the life of a childhood friend.
R. Eric Staley, CEO of the Missouri Theatre Center for the Arts, has resigned his position, effective July 31. Staley, who had been in the theater position since last fall, will return to his private firm, which consults nonprofit organizations, municipalities and for-profit companies in the areas of organizational structure, public-private partnerships and fund development.