Brian Fogle is President of the 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.
Brian has been active in numerous civic and non-profit groups. He currently chairs the Good Community Committee and co-chairs the Healthy Living Alliance, and is on the board of the Every Child Promise, the Downtown Council of Champions, The Missouri Scholarship and Loan Foundation, and the Missouri College Access Network. He previously served on the Missouri Coordinating Board for Higher Education, and the Federal Reserve Board 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.
His motto in life is “Often wrong, seldom in doubt.”