Members of Local Leaders

Local Leaders is a networking group made easy for networkers, businesses owners and entrepreneurs. 

 
What’s included with a membership?
  • – Entry for 12 months at Local Leaders & b.y.o.brush
  • – The ability to bring guests with you to our events ($10 per guest)
  • – Online presence on our website that includes 1 link to your business or brand. 
  • – Discounts & invitations to Downtown Como pop-up events. 

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CINDY ANGLE
Office Manager at Columbia CPA Group, LLC

MITCH ARNOLD

Director of Operations at Parallon

THOM BAKER

Baker Digital Marketing

Digital marketing and video production.

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THERESA BERKLEY

NATE BERNEKING
Director of Financial & Administrative Ministries at The Missouri Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church

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CHRIS BUSH

Owner at Bush’s Catering & Meal Prep

Providing catering for events and meal prep each week.

NEIL CARR

Senior Private Wealth Advisor at Hawthorn Investment Center

Past President, Rotary Club of Columbia
Past Board Member, The Center Project

MARK CLAYPOLE

KYLE COOK
Co-Owner at Hitt Records

Buy, sell, trade, everyday.

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AL COX JR.

SCOTT CRISTAL

NICKIE DAVIS
Director of The District, Downtown CID
All things small business in Downtown CoMO.

STEVEN DAY
Stray’s Errands and Appointment Keepers LLC
I run errands, do house sitting, and I am a Notary Public.

Mikel Fields

MIKEL FIELDS
Owner of Castello Branco Fields LLC
A brand strategy consulting company that manages strategy for personal brands and businesses.

LUANA FIELDS

Commercial Loan Officer, Hawthorn Bank

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AMANDA NOELLE FORD

JOE GILBERT

Physical Risk & Tort Mitigation Consultant 

AMBER GOODWIN

Owner at Nutrishop Columbia

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NICOLE GRANT

BRIDGET GRUENDER
Physician and Owner at Liberty Family Medicine

JASON GRUENDER

LANCE HALL
Director Of Operations at Insurance Plus LLC

Heather Hargrove
Business Development Manager at Liberty Family Medicine

CARRIE HASKAMP
Business Development Representative at Tigers Community Credit Union

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MIKE HENDERSON

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JEREMY HUGHES

ANGELIQUE HUNTER
Photography by Angelique
Specializing in newborn, children, family, and senior photography.

JULIA JACKSON
Owner at Brilliant Endeavor Bookkeeping

SHARON JACOBY

Personal Stylist at Peach

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RAY JETTON

Owner at Energy Team LLC

ADAM KINSER
ServiceMaster of Columbia
Restoration for residential and commercial.

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ANICETA KINSER

KRISTA KIPPENBERGER

Owner at Ignite Consulting

JESSIE KWATAMDIA

CEO and President at The Growth Coach of Columbia

Coaching business professionals, owners, and managers to be more successful through the Strategic Mindset® process and ongoing accountability coaching.

ERICA MARTIN

Chief of Everything at Pixel Jam Digital

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MIKI MERITT
Owner at 573 Tees

BRAD MILLER
Dentist at Columbia Center for Dentistry

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JUSTIN MILLER

JENTRY MILLS

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JESSICA MUELLER

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DONNA NEIL

CARA OWINGS

Co-Founder/Co-Owner – Chief Connector at The Connection Exchange

DENISE PAYNE

Owner at Denise Payne Real Estate Team

Committed to the success of your real estate endeavors and passionate about clients’ satisfaction.

LARA PIEPER
Owner at Bloom Bookkeeping

MIKKI PHILIPPE
Artist and Designer
Part-time painter, part-time blanket collector.

JENNIFER SCHENCK
Co-Owner/Co-Founder The Connection Exchange

“We connect our community’s new businesses and new residents to all the things that make Columbia great. #weconnectyou”

TRENT RASH

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AT THE MISSOURI SYMPHONY

Trent Rash has been reimagining the arts scene in Columbia, MO, passionately working to bring symphonic music back into the community spotlight since taking his position with The Missouri Symphony (MOSY).  Trent also serves on the Board of Directors for the Quorus and Love Coffee.

JOSH RUENNELS

Artist and Educator

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PAM SHORT

CHARISSE SMITH
Owner & 3D Imaging Pro
at CAPTVR3D

RYAN SMITH

RACHAEL SPARKS
Life Coach, Astrologer and Matchmaker

I work with people to remove the subconscious blocks that are keeping them from taking the steps they know they need to take to live their best life, grow their revenue or to reduce stress and drama.

KEEGAN THOMPSON
Architect at SOA Architecture

Recently the Chair for Emerging Professionals in Columbia, Division of the Chamber and currently a Chamber Ambassador and a board member for MOSY.

STACEY THOMPSON
Sponsorship Coordinator at True/False Film Fest

JARED TORBET

TRAVIS TUCKER
CEO bleu Events Business Development/Sales

DENNIS WALDRIP
Executive Director Of Operations at Legacy Life Services of Missouri

MEGAN WAIGANDT

Owner at RENEW Salon

RENEW is an inclusive space for people who are motivated to feel and look their best and for patrons to rejuvenate their body, mind and image through innovative and old world techniques.

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SHELLEY WILLIAMS
Owner at Eyedentity Eyewear/Williams & Associates Eyesore 

TYLER WILLY

Owner at GKR Motor Cars

At GKR, we convert old cars over to full EV and build fully customized cars. 

JOHNNY WINGATE

LAUREN WIRTHS
Graphic Designer