SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Jeffrey Gower, president of Wil Fischer Companies, is the new chairman of the Board of Directors of the OTC Foundation, the fundraising arm of Ozarks Technical
Community College. John Lambert, the owner of Missouri Insulation & Supply, served in the
position from last July until he died in a plane crash near Willard in September.
The Board of Directors also chose Branson Mayor Raeanne Presley to serve as its vice chair, and
John Gentry, president and chairman of the board of Positronic Industries, as secretary. Chip
Sheppard, director, vice president and shareholder with Carnahan, Evans, Cantwell and Brown, serves as treasurer.
In addition, Curtis Jared, president/chief operating officer of Jared Enterprises, was selected to join the Board of Directors.
The OTC Foundation, now in its 17th year of operation, works to meet the needs of Ozarks Technical Community College through the funding of scholarships, new programs, and capital