Brian Fogle

Brian Fogle

Brian Fogle is President at Community Foundation of the Ozarks. Prior to joining CFO, he spent 30 years in banking in Springfield.

Brian’s hometown is Aurora, MO, where he is a graduate of Aurora High School. He has his B.B.A. and M.B.A. in banking and finance from the University of Mississippi. He is also a graduate of the Graduate School of Banking of the South at L.S.U. He is married to Renee Arnaud formerly of Monett, and they have 3 children, Andrew, Betsy, and Ellen.

Brian has been active in numerous civic and non-profit groups. He currently chairs the Good Community Committee and is on the board of the Every Child Promise, Mercy Health Systems-Springfield, the 8th District Federal Reserve Community Development Advisory Council and the Federal Reserve System Community Advisory Council. He was awarded the O Franklin Kenworthy Leadership Award in 1990, the National Community Leadership Award in 1993, and the Springfieldian Award in 2010, and received and honorary doctorate of humane letters from Drury University in December, 2011.

He was appointed by Governor Nixon to the Coordinating Board for Higher Education in 2012, and he serves as chair for 2016.

His motto in life is “Often wrong, seldom in doubt”.

Brian Fogle

Community Foundation of the Ozarks

425 E Trafficway

Springfield, MO 65806