Michael Bugalski joined the team at MAEDC in 2016 as an Economic Development Specialist and was promoted to Interim President in 2019. His responsibilities involve assisting with daily operations of the organization, project management, and maintenance of various digital tools of the organization. He is involved in the creation of original content and outreach to key stakeholder groups. Michael frequently represents the organization on visits to site selectors and peer groups. Prior to MAEDC, Michael worked at the Missouri Department of Economic Development where he was responsible for managing an eight-county region in the Kansas City Metropolitan Area.
Michael earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Economics from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Following that he completed a Master of Public of Affairs from the Harry S. Truman School of Public Affairs at the University of Missouri-Columbia. In 2016, he completed the Heartland Economic Development Course.
Tina Bealmer leads the administrative team for Moberly Area Economic Development where she has been a valued member of the group since 2009. She is a graduate of the Heartland Economic Development Course. Prior to her time at MAEDC, Tina spent 20 years with G.E. Financial in team management and leadership roles in addition to her experience in retail banking.
Tina and her husband Jeff live in Huntsville and have two sons. She is active in the community serving as the Treasurer for the Huntsville United Methodist Church and a Team Mom and ardent supporter of the Westran Hornet athletic program.
COMMUNITY RELATIONS SPECIALIST
Randy Asbury, former Missouri state representative, serves as CEO/founder of Principled Solutions & Strategies, LLC through which he provides professional association management, public policy, legislative advocacy, and consulting services. Through that organization, Randy has been contracted as the Community Relations Specialist for the Moberly Area Economic Development Corporation since August 21, 2019. He is also a realtor with Century 21 McKeown & Associates, Inc. in Moberly.
Prior to those positions, he was executive director for the Coalition to Protect the Missouri River for 15 years. In that role, he advocated for and protected the economic interests of agriculture, navigation, and utility interests relative to Missouri River environmental issues. Asbury previously served as a Randolph County associate commissioner.
Randy graduated from Fayette High School and the University of Missouri. He resides in Salisbury, Missouri with his wife, Connie, and has four adult children and two grandchildren.