(West Plains) – The Ozarks Small Business Incubator (OzSBI) in West Plains is excited to welcome their two new board members, Brenda Smith and Michael Hoff.
Brenda Smith is currently an instructor at Missouri State University West Plains and is serving on the West Plains City Council and the West Plains Charter Commission. Her professional career of education and training includes all levels from preschool to post-secondary.
Michael Hoff is Executive Vice President and Chief Lending Officer for Community First Banking Company, located in West Plains. He has 39 years of banking experience and currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Missouri Independent Bankers Association. He also serves as Chairman of the West Plains Planning and Zoning Commission and is a Paul Harris Fellow with the West Plains Noon Rotary.
OzSBI’s mission is to create jobs and stimulate economic growth in West Plains and the surrounding region by helping new businesses grow. OzSBI currently serves 21 clients and coworkers. Since its opening in 2012, OzSBI and its clients have created over 45 jobs.