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Welcome new member Joe Peck

Jason Hynson introduced Joe on July 21.  Lisa Odom is his co-sponsor.

Joe is a commercial loan officer for Great Southern Bank, where he's worked since 2014.  He held positions in both operations and commercial lending before assuming his current job.

Joe is a Springfield native who graduated from Kickapoo High School in 2010.  He earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Missouri in 2014 and is proud to be a third-generation Tiger.  He earned a Masters of Business Administration from William Woods University in 2017.

Joe has served as a board member for Victory Mission and on the Young Professional Advisory Board of Community Partnership of the Ozarks.

Joe has been married to Elise, a native of Jefferson City, for 7 years.  They have a 3-year-old daughter, Nora, and a second baby due in December.  They live in east Springfield.

In his free time, Joe enjoys riding a bicycle and playing golf, as well as spending time with Elise, Nora, and Nora's five cousins.
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 Jim Robinette

Lori Miller introduced Jim on Jan. 6.  His cosponsor is Brad Bodenhausen. 

Jim is an attorney who works for a Congressional commission.  He had a long career in the Army, where he retired as a colonel, and the Department of Defense.

Jim is a native of Springfield.  He was commissioned in 1987 at the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, N.Y., as an armor officer.  After service in Desert Storm, he received his law degree from Notre Dame University in 1994, and joined the JAG Corps, where he served for 23 years before retiring in 2017.

Jim’s assignments as a JAG included serving as the general counsel for the Army headquarters responsible for northern Iraq in 2007-2008, and service in 2003 in Afghanistan with the joint headquarters responsible for all of U.S. operations in that country.  His final assignments were at the headquarters responsible for all Army training and education (the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command), and the general counsel at West Point, assisting in its transition (with Congressional authorizing legislation) to a sole-source agreement with a nonprofit for athletics goods and services.  He lived in West Point from 2014 to 2018.

After a year of teaching cadets in West Point’s Department of Law, Jim served DoD as a civilian attorney at the U.S. European Command, a joint service headquarters in Stuttgart, Germany, from 2018 to 2021.  He now serves as the general counsel for the Naming Commission, the Congressional commission charged with developing a process to rename Confederate-named DoD assets.

Jim also holds an LL.M. from the Army JAG School in Charlottesville, Va., and a Master of Strategic Studies degree from the Army War College in Carlisle, Pa.  He is a member of the bars of Missouri, the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, the Army Court of Criminal Appeals, and the U.S. Court of Federal Claims.

Jim and his wife, Carol Anne (nee Burton), who is also a Springfield native, live in eastern Springfield.  They have two children on active duty: Zach, UVA ’16, with the Air Force; and Haley, USMA ’18, with the Army.  When the children were growing up, Jim and Carol Anne were Scouting and sports team volunteers.