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.
Lindsey McCormick joined the Economic Development team in April 2019 as the Entrepreneurship Specialist and Small Business Development Counselor. Lindsey works individually with area start-ups, entrepreneurs, and small business owners to identify the specific needs of each client. Lindsey conducts one on one services as well as group training and strategies available for a variety of subjects that often occupy small business in rural Missouri.
Lindsey is a lifelong area resident of Mid-Missouri with prior work experience in education and finance. Lindsey inherited a passion for gardening and plants from her grandmother, Laura Darwent, and also enjoys biking on the Katy Trail, cooking for family and friends, and catching live music whenever possible as well as dining at the local restaurants with her family.