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Brian fogle 2018 staff team

Brian Fogle is the outgoing president and CEO of the Community Foundation of the Ozarks. During his tenure as president, he has been responsible to the Board of Directors to carry out the mission and action plan of the organization. During a period of transition, he will lead the Foundation alongside Incoming President and CEO Winter Kinne.

Brian’s hometown is Aurora, Missouri, where he is a graduate of Aurora High School. He obtained BBA and MBA in banking and finance from the University of Mississippi. Prior to joining the CFO in 2008, he spent 30 years in banking in Springfield.

Brian has been active in numerous civic and nonprofit groups. He currently chairs the Good Community Committee and is on the board of the Missouri Scholarship and Loan Foundation, the Downtown Council of Champions, Healthy Living Alliance of the Ozarks and the Missouri College Access Network. He was awarded the O Franklin Kenworthy Leadership Award in 1990, the National Community Leadership Award in 1993 and the Springfieldian Award in 2010. He received and honorary doctorate of humane letters from Drury University in December 2011.

Brian’s motto in life: Often wrong, seldom in doubt.

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