Our Team

Amazing things can happen when everyone comes together under one roof.

We have a team of entrepreneurs, innovators and problem solvers on hand to help serve clients. Together with partners and resource orgs, we serve startups and small businesses throughout southwest Missouri.

Rachel Anderson

Director, efactory

Matthew Bowie

Operations Assistant

Lance Coffman

Regional Business Consultant

Brad Davidson

Distributed User Support Specialist

Tara Horton

Training Coordinator

Chrystal Irons

Director, SBDC & MDI

Peggy Kahre

Accounting Specialist

Arianna Kopplin

Training Assistant

Jacob Kovarik

Graduate Assistant - Regional

Olivia Marks

Operations Assistant

Corbin Oliver

Graduate Assistant - Business Projects

Mindy O'Leary

Training Assistant

Paige Oxendine

Program Coordinator

Austin Pearce

Operations Assistant

Liam Priestley

Graduate Assistant - Research

Sandra Smart

Regional Business Consultant

Mikayla Widhalm

Graduate Assistant - Marketing


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