President & CEO

Steve SmithJob Point’s Board of Directors selected as President & Chief Executive Officer, Steven A. Smith, effective April 28, 2015, Smith brings to Job Point 40 years of experience and leadership in the finance industry.  In addition to his work in the private sector, Smith has served numerous organizations, including the Columbia Chamber of Commerce, Columbia Public Schools and Heart of Missouri United Way.  Job Point Board Chair Matt Garrett said, “Steve is well known in our community, with a strong background in business and non-profit organizations.  I’m pleased he is bringing his expertise to Job Point.”  Smith commented on his appointment, “I welcome this opportunity to serve and look forward to continuing the great mission of Job Point.”


Vice President

Nancy Silver has 40 years experience in the rehabilitation field, 32 of which she has been on staff at Job Point.  She is responsible for overall management of financial services, information technologies, human resources, marketing, research and development activities and office support.  Nancy has a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Psychology from the University of Missouri and is certified in Adult Basic Education and Rehabilitation Administration.   She is a highly skilled grant writer, helping secure over $1.6 million for Job Point in fiscal year 2016.  Nancy is highly respected both within the community and among her peers, having been honored as Job Point’s Employee of the Year three times during her tenure.

Director of Marketing, Research & Rehabilitation

Brenda OverkampBrenda Overkamp has been employed with Job Point for 28 years, serving in various capacities.  She is currently responsible for marketing, development, fundraising and special events.  Brenda also oversees the Rehabilitation Services unit providing career planning and employment services for people with disabilities. Brenda has a Bachelor’s degree in English Education from the University of Missouri.  She says, “The employment opportunity at Job Point came immediately after college.  I worked with some amazing individuals who had experienced a life-changing medical condition.  I had found my calling.   And, for twenty-eight years, I’ve been lucky enough to put my individual talents to work at Job Point supporting others to find theirs.”

YouthBuild Director

Jerrell Morton has a Bachelor’s degree, is a certified Adult Education and Literacy (AEL) Instructor, and has 12 years of experience in working with youth.  He has been employed with Job Point for seven years. As a U.S. Army veteran, he remains an Automated Logistics Specialist with the Missouri National Guard.

Job Point staff are highly trained and qualified.  Advisors hold at least a Bachelor’s degree in Vocational Rehabilitation or similar field and related experience.  Business Consultants have a Bachelor’s degree in  business, human resources, marketing, rehabilitation or a related field and  two years of professional experience.  Instructors are required to hold a Bachelor’s in Education or related field or at least 3 years professional experience.  Employment Consultants are required to have a high school diploma or equivalent, with 3 years work experience.  Related work experience may be substituted for educational qualifications.

A valid Class E Missouri driver’s license, excellent driving record, Positive Behavior Supports training, First Aid and CPR is required of all professional services staff.  Background checks conducted on all new staff include verification of Social Security Number, criminal check, sex offender registry, driving records upon employment (twice per year thereafter), and Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services Worker Registration.  These are periodically re-checked.

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