John Gillispie selected to participate in Leadership Missouri
JEFFERSON CITY (March 17, 2011) -- John Gillispie, Executive Director, MOREnet, University of Missouri, joins an elite group of 23 Missouri business and state leaders chosen to participate in Leadership Missouri, a seven-month leadership enhancement program sponsored by the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Leadership Missouri, founded in 1990, is an education program designed to enhance the leadership skills of current and emerging leaders through an in-depth exploration of the state's economic, political and social issues. Gov. Jay Nixon serves as the honorary chairman of Leadership Missouri.
Leadership Missouri is designed to help business, government and civic leaders better understand the diverse issues facing Missouri employers, communities and government. Over the course of seven months, beginning in April and ending in October, participants meet each month in a different Missouri city and focus on specific challenges facing that community and our state.
The Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry (www.mochamber.com) was founded in 1923 and is the largest business organization in Missouri, representing almost 3,000 employers providing more than 425,000 jobs for Missourians.