New directors join Ozarks Food Harvest board

October 6, 2014

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.— Ozarks Food Harvest board of directors recently welcomed Tommy Wohlegemuth, James Wilson, Jill Reynolds and Krystal Russell.

“It’s an honor to serve with these community leaders who are passionate about solving hunger in the Ozarks,” said OFH Board President Mike Pinkston of Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith, Inc. “The knowledge and experience each of our new directors brings to Ozarks Food Harvest are extremely valuable, especially given our recent growth and latest strategic plans.”

Tommy Wohlegemuth, the CFO at Springfield Grocer Company, was named the treasurer of OFH’s board of directors. Wohlegemuth has nearly 20 years of experience in the foodservice industry, but began at Springfield Grocer in January 2013. He was previously regional vice president at Swisher and also managing partner at Gateway ProClean.

James Wilson is the supply chain director at NewStream Enterprises, a subsidiary of SRC Holdings Corp.—the packaging and kitting division of the company. Wilson has been employed by SRC for more than 10 years.

Commerce Trust Company Vice President Jill Reynolds is a member of the Greene County Estate Planning Council and the Greater Kansas City Chapter of Financial Planning. She also just completed a six-year term on Community Foundation of the Ozarks’ board. Reynolds is on the Community Foundation’s Professional Advisors Council and chairs the Coover Regional Grant Making Committee.

Accountant and owner of small businesses, Payroll Vault and Spectrum Accounting, Krystal Russell is the newest member of OFH’s board. Russell serves on the Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce board and has also served on boards for Special Olympics and Junior League.

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About Ozarks Food Harvest—The Food Bank
Ozarks Food Harvest is the Feeding America food bank for southwest Missouri, serving 200 organizations across 28 Ozarks counties. The Food Bank distributes more than 12.5 million meals annually to 260,000 unduplicated individuals. OFH celebrated its 30th anniversary in 2013 and received its second consecutive Four-Star Charity Navigator rating the same year. Learn more at, or

For a complete listing of the OFH board of directors and officers, go to For questions regarding the board, contact Bart Brown at (417) 865-3411.