Ashley Silva appointed VP of Development at CFO

by / ⠀News / April 1, 2024
"Silva VP Appointment"

Ashley Silva has recently been appointed as the Vice President of Development and Philanthropic Services for the Community Foundation of the Ozarks (CFO). Silva is known for her strategic thinking and problem-solving skills, along with her background in community foundation donor relations, corporate philanthropy, and nonprofit fundraising. She is anticipated to bring her expertise to her new role and continue to fuel CFO’s growth and success.

Silva holds a journalism and broadcasting degree from Oklahoma State University and is currently pursuing her master’s in nonprofit and civic leadership at Drury University. Her career also marks several effective fundraising campaigns, contributing significantly to various social causes.

The city of Springfield is set to organize a public open house on the Renew Jordan Creek Project on April 11th.

Silva’s new role at Community Foundation

The event will provide the community with detailed information about the project and its potential benefits, encouraging public participation and feedback.

The Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce announced the finalists for the 2024 W. Curtis Strube Small Business Award, including 417 Magazine, Dake Wells Architecture, and more. The award recognizes small businesses for their operational success, community impact, and innovative strategies.

On the other hand, Guaranty Bank has appointed Jordan Johnson as the new Vice President, Commercial Banking Officer, expecting to achieve remarkable growth and expansion under his leadership. Johnson’s prior experience in commercial banking and industry knowledge are his valuable assets.

In the creative scene, Dena Atchley, the founder of ‘Dena the Balloon Lady,’ has been honored with the Deborah Fellman Spirit Award at the Float Balloon Convention in Chicago. Her dedicated service, creative ingenuity, and significant contributions to the balloon artistry industry, especially within the Ozarks, make her a worthy recipient of this award.

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