Our board members

Margaret Conroy, Director, Daniel Boone Regional Library

Dr. Kathryn Chval, Dean, MU College of Education

Dr. Adrian Clifton, President, Worley Street Roundtable

Andrew Grabau,  Executive Director, Heart of Missouri United Way

Christina Gilbert, Past Executive Director, First Chance for Children

Dr. Jeffrey Lashley, President, Moberly Area Community College

Teresa Maledy, C2CA Board Chair, Columbia School Board

Jean Nicklas, Communications Manager, REDI

Dr. Philip G Peters Jr.,  Professor Emeritus, University of Missouri; past Executive Director of C2CA

Dr. Kevin McDonald, Chief Diversity Officer, UM System

Darin Pries, Executive Director, Central Missouri Community Action

Randy Reeves, News Director, KOMU TV

Dr. Tom Rose, Rolling Hills Veterinary Hospital

Robert Ross, Minority Men’s Network

Phil Steinhaus, C2CA Board Vice-Chair, Chief Executive Officer, Columbia Housing Authority

Karen Taylor, Executive Vice President, Central Bank of Boone County

Janet Thompson, Boone County Commissioner

Kelly Wallis, Director, Boone County Services (ex-0fficio nonvoting)

Bishop Lester Woods, Urban Empowerment Ministries; MODOT

Our staff

Dr. Crystal Kroner, Executive Director

You can contact Cradle to Career with general questions at cradleotcareerinfo@gmail.com  or contact Crystal Kroner directly at crystal.l.kroner@gmail.com