Welcome new member Jay Guffey
Bob Hammerschmidt introduced him on July 20. His co-sponsor is Lisa Odom.
An advocate for community health for more than 35 years, Jay joined Jordan Valley Community Health Center in 2016 as vice president of administration after serving at Mercy Hospital for more than 30 years, most recently as senior vice president and chief operating officer.
Jay’s education started with certification as an Emergency Medical Technician. He then graduated from St. John’s School of Respiratory Therapy and Missouri State University. Later he obtained his Master’s in Business Administration from MSU.
Jay has an impressive list of civic service including board secretary and treasurer of the Mid-America Transplant Foundation, Ozark Technical Community College Foundation, United Way of the Ozarks board, and Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce vice president of economic development, just to mention a few.
Active in the United Methodist Church, Jay has served as a lay leader, volunteer for international missions and conference pastoral support committee. Jay and his wife, Lisa, have two daughters.