Our Team

Meet the team that makes the magic happen.

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

Arianna Kopplin

Training Assistant

Olivia Marks

Operations Assistant

Mindy O'Leary

Training Assistant

Corbin Oliver

Graduate Assistant - Business Projects

Paige Oxendine

Program Coordinator

Austin Pearce

Operations Assistant

Robbyn Rose

Program Assistant

Emily Seep

Graduate Assistant - Research

Maddie Shadowens

Training Assistant

Sandra Smart

Technology and Commercialization Specialist

Mikayla Widhalm

Graduate Assistant - Marketing

Liya Williams

Graduate Assistant - Research


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