Columbia Business Times

2001 Corporate Place, Suite 100
Columbia, MO 65202

*Corporate Place is located off Vandiver Drive between the exits of Providence Road and Rangeline Street. Please note that if you are traveling to our office, we are not located off Corporate Lake!

Phone: 573-499-1830
Fax: 573-499-1831


Erica Pefferman / Publisher
ext: 1014

Breck Dumas / Editor

Matt Patston / Managing Editor


Erica Pefferman / Publisher
ext: 1014



Jordan Watts / Senior Designer

CBT Advisory Board

Each year, we ask a group of community members to serve as an informal advisory board to help generate story ideas and be our eyes and ears in the community.
John LaRocca / University Club

Nikki McGruder / Diversity Awareness Partnership
Steve Sapp / City of Columbia
Jaime Freidrichs / Women’s Business Center
David Nivens / Midwest Computech
Jen Hedrick / Simon Oswald Architecture
Karen Miller / Former Boone County Commissioner
Suzanne Rothwell / Columbia College
Ben Cornelius / Boone Hospital Center


Employment Opportunities

Interested in freelancing or interning with the Columbia Business Times? Please send a cover letter, resume and work samples to Beth Bramstedt at

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