3rd Annual Celebrity Apprentice Fundraiser




Kat Cunningham with Background ArtCongratulations to the Green Team, and Nelly Roach, Job Point’s 2012 Local Celebrity Apprentice  – a take off on NBC’s all-star show.  Sixteen business-savvy contestants competed in unique tasks around Columbia, using their talents, fame and business acumen to win challenges, while ultimately raising money and awareness for Job Point, Missouri’s premier employment center.  All of the challenges were judged by “The Boss”, Ms. Kat Cunniningham, in the boardroom at Deja Vu on Thursday, October 25th. 

Apprentice Sponsors:  

Frank & Liz Aten
Boone Hospital Center
Caledon Virtual
Coil Construction Company
Columbia Business Times
Columbia Insurance Group

J. Michael and Nelly Roach

J. Michael and Nelly Roach

DeSpain Cayce Dermatology Center & Medical Spa
Inside Columbia
The Insurance Group, Inc
Isle of Capri Casino & Hotel
Pete and Pat McDonald
Shelter Insurance Companies
Smart Business Products
Tom Elliott, DDS
Veterans United Foundation





 Blue Team

Dr. Kimberly Cayce, DeSpain Cayce Dermatology Center & Medical Spa
Kris Bezenek (Trabue Hansen & Hinshaw), sponsored by KFRU
Anne Farrow, Smart Business Products
Paul Love (Carfax), sponsored by Boone Hospital Center

Support the BLUE TEAM







Green Team

Dean Runyan, Columbia Insurance Group
Lisa Pilkington (Midway USA), sponsored by Pete & Pat McDonald
Nelly Roach, Caledon Virtual, Inc
David Coil, Coil Construction Company

Support the GREEN TEAM







Orange Team

Chris Harrison, Columbia Business Times
Jamie Doss, Isle of Capri Casino & Hotel
Frank Higgins, The Insurance Group, Inc.
Vicki Lynch, (IB Nuts and Then Some) sponsored by Frank & Liz Aten

Support the ORANGE TEAM







Crystal Midkiff, Inside Columbia
Rob Stretch, Veterans United Foundation
Nancy Allison, Shelter Insurance Companies
Alex Perry (Wells Fargo), sponsored by Dr. Tom Elliott

Support the YELLOW TEAM


Boardroom Sponsors:


Blue Team "Helping" the Presidential Candidates

16 contestants with Kat the Boss Cunningham

16 contestants with Kat the Boss Cunningham

Advanced Vision
Frank & Liz Aten
Barry & Joyce Bezenek
Blue Team – 2012
Boone County National Bank
Caledon Virtual
Jean and Gerald Casey
Clear Vision Development Group
Collision Center of Columbia
Columbia Business Times
Columbia Insurance Group

Cooper’s Oak Winery

Green Team's Dance Video

Green Team's Dance Video

Orange Team's Dance Evolution

Orange Team's Dance Evolution

Digital Talent Agents


Emery Sapp & Sons, Inc
Drs. Jeremy and Mindy Flanagan
Isle of Capri Casino & Hotel
James Construction
Joe Machens Dealerships
Kilgore’s Medical Pharmacy
Kliethermes Homes & Remodeling, Inc
Landmark Bank
Marathon Building Environments
MasterTech Plumbing
Mid-City Lumber Company
Missouri Cotton Exchange
Missouri Employers Mutual
Jay Pilkington
Gregory M. Reed, Financial Consultant
Robinson-Ries Orthodontics
Sara Harper & Associates (Paige, Taylor & McKenzie Harper and Tracy Bach)
Wendy Swetz, MO Realtor, JWR Brokers & Associates
Trabue, Hansen & Hinshaw, Inc
True Media
Veterans United Home Loans
Wells Fargo Advisors
Williams-Keepers, LLC
Yellow Team – 2011 Winners

Media Sponsors:

KFRU 1400 News TalkInside Columbia MagazineInside Columbia's CEO Magazine

Columbia Business Times

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