MNU Alumni News and Career Updates

Congratulations to the following MNU alumni!

Tanner Stevens ('11) founded Post Coffee in Lee's Summit. Post Coffee was named by KMBC 9 News as one of the five best local coffee shops. 

Desmond Jamison ('07) was on the Price is Right and won a car and a total of $59, 245.

Debbie (Buxie) Jasiczek ('01) accepted a new position at Garmin International. 

Nathanael Dungan ('02) accepted a remote position with Mapp Biopharmaceutical, Inc., a San Diego-based company that develops novel pharmaceuticals for the treatment of infectious diseases, including Ebola. He will serve in the role of Associate Director of Project Management. 

David Clark ('14) recently graduated from the University of Texas with his Masters in Occupational Therapy. 

Kristi Rhoads ('94) received the Business Partner of the Year 2016 awarded by Metro East Chamber of Commerce.

Hope Owens ('02) and her family is moving to Asia to work with the Asia-Pacific Region as a Regional Communications Coordinator with her husband, Nate.

Joey Rosales ('17) is serving his first year as a financial representative at Northwestern Mutual Insurance. 

Carrie Whitworth ('98) accepted a position at You're Invited as the Day of Coordinator.

Gail Anderson ('86) was honored among 109 St. Louis-area educators to receive an Emerson Excellence in Teaching award. 

Jill Becker ('96) accepted a new job as Language Arts Teacher at Aurora Public Schools.

Nicholas Woodward ('10) accepted a position as partner at Dotzler Siding LLC.

Phil Burkhart ('04) graduated with a Master of Arts in Music and Worship from the School of Music at Liberty University.

Jonathan Hooker ('12) accepted a position at Sirius Computer Solutions.

Joe Willis ('12) accepted a position at Physician Office Partners. 

Chris Lindenmeyer ('14) accepted a position at College church as the young adults pastor.

Mark Haffey ('93) was elected Vice President of American Association of Nurse Anesthetists.

Jeanine McDaniel ('82) accepted a job at Madison Regional Healthcare systems as the Assistant Laboratory Supervision.

Wes Jordan ('97), former police chief and current assistant city administrator of Prairie Village, KS, has been appointed city administrator.

Nick Stumbaugh ('17) accepted a job at Olathe North High School as a geometry teacher.

Deann Mitchell (AOL '15) is running for Oalthe City Council, At-Large.

Jordan Eckley ('16)  recently became a manager at Apollo Insurance Group. The Apollo Insurance Group was named in Ingram’s Kansas City’s Business Magazine as one of the fastest-growing companies in the Kansas City area in 2017.

Brad Campbell ('88) founded Bear Construction Management LLC, with business partner Doug Hoffman. The company was named in Ingram's Kansas City's Business Magazine as one of the fastest-growing companies in the Kansas City area in 2017.

Lee Pate ('77) accepted a position as military and family life counselor at Fort Riley, Kansas.

Mark Miller ('81) accepted a position at Barclay College in the registrar’s office and will also teach music classes.

Kim (Kugler) Cook ('82) became an RN nurse home visitor with Nurse Family Partnership serving 1st time moms and babies in Montrose County Colorado.

Captain Tammie Jo Shults (’83) is one of the first female fighter pilots for the US Navy and is currently a pilot for Southwest Airlines.

Chaplain Colonel Dwayne Peoples ('84) recently became the division chief of chaplain recruiting for the United States Air Force.

Pastor Buddy Cook ('85) graduated with a Masters in Organizational Leadership degree from Colorado Christian University.

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