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Upcoming Events

Wed., Apr. 19: AITP Lunch Meeting - Data Center
11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. @ Hilton Garden Inn (4155 S Nature Center Way)

Members and guests are invited to attend our April panel discussion about Data Center issues with AT&T, Bluebird, and TierPoint. Lunch and networking at 11:30 a.m. Meeting begins at 11:45 a.m. RSVP by noon on Mon., Apr. 17th.
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Wed., Apr. 19: AITP SharePoint Group
1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. @ Hilton Garden Inn (4155 S Nature Center Way)

Monthly SharePoint Group meeting immediately following the AITP Member Luncheon.
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Thu., May. 25: AITP Cyber Security Group
11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. @ The eFactory: Cox Health Room (405 N Jefferson Ave)

Quarterly Cyber Security Group meeting. May Topic: Chris Woods, Nuix. Sponsored by TBD. Led by Eric Ham (Midwest Financial Networks) & Ryan Uzzell (Old Missouri Bank).
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Welcome New Members!

November/December 2016

  • Mike Haynes, AT&T
  • Dustin Dunstedter, PCRMC
  • Tim LeMunyon, Datalink
  • John Mclaughlin, Paragon Micro Inc

January/February/March 2017

  • Lucas Waldren, City of Nixa
  • Ken Thrasher, Total Highspeed Internet Solutions
  • Jason Holcomb, Revolutionary Security
  • Brandon Bevis, Centric MIT
  • Kimberly Johnson, Great Southern Bank
  • Brandon Grieve, Pure Storage
  • Tony Gray, Jack Henry & Associates
  • Bill Rawlings, Cerner
  • Jack Ferrell, Jack Henry & Associates
  • Anthony Carter, General Council of the Assemblies of God
  • Gary Blackard, Evangel University
  • Kevin Venable, Dell EMC
  • David Mueth, Pure Storage
  • Brandon Powell, N/A

Professional Members: 259 (03/26/2017)

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President's Report


  • AITP Scholarship Application Deadline April 1st - Student Member, Professional Member, and Community Scholarships - MORE INFO
  • Congratulations to each of the 2017 Excellence in Technology Award finalists and winners. Read more about each winner on the Biz417 website.
  • Congratulations to Michelle Hulett for receiving our Member of the Year award. Thank you to Michelle for all that she does for our Student Chapters, our techITout Expo, and our Board of Directors!
  • The annual AITP National Collegiate Convention (NCC) is April 6th-8th in St Louis MO. Several board members will be accomodating the students from our Missouri State student chapter. The students will participate in a variety of sessions and competitions. Our professionals will connect with other AITP professionals and the new CompTIA leadership.
  • Eric Ham (MFN) and Dr. Shannon McMurtrey (Drury) are working to improve future Cyber Security User Group events. Watch for details!
  • Please register for all events by the eary-bird deadline!

Save the Date

  • AITP Golf Tournament on Mon. Sept. 18th, 2017 @ Highland Springs
  • techITout Expo & Showcase on Thu. Oct. 26th, 2017 @ Oasis Convention Center

Get Involved!

  • Would you like to promote your brand to our members and help support our chapter? Several 2017 meeting sponsorships are still available. Email Jason for details!
  • The board is looking for a Marketing Director to help us manage and improve communication to our members. Email Jason for details!
  • We are looking for new group leaders for the Project Management User Group and the ShopTalk for Technical Managers Group. Thank you to NK Shrivastava (RefineM) and Vickie Hensley (Jack Henry) for establishing and leading these groups! They are both available to provide guidance to the new group leader, but are unable to continue leading the groups due to other work commitments. Email Jason for details!
  • Have an idea for a new User Group? Email Jason to discuss.


On behalf of our chapter's Board of Directors, thank you for being a part of the AITP of the Ozarks! Your membership and participation allow our volutneer-based organization to provide a variety of events and programs.


Jason Klein
President (2016-2017)
AITP of the Ozarks

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