Regional Men of Distinction awards announced
The Joplin Regional Business Journal hosted it's Regional Men of Distinction Dinner Thursday night.
The award recognizes the men of the region who are making an impact on the economic growth in the area.
The event also included a silent auction with proceeds benefiting the United Way of Southwest Missouri - Southeast Kansas.
John Adams - Exec. Dir., Barton County Economic Development Corporation (in Lamar)
Blake Benson - President, Pittsburg Area Chamber of Commerce & Vice Chairman, Mt. Carmel Regional Medical Center Foundation
John Berrey - Chairman, Downstream Development Authority & Chairman, Quapaw Tribe of Oklahoma
Joe Caputo - CEO, Orthopaedic Specialists of the Four States, LLC
Harvey Dean - CEO, Pitsco, Inc. (in Pittsburg)
Mark Elliff - President & Dir. Of Economic Dev., Carthage Chamber of Commerce
Devin Gorman - V.P. of Operations, Pittsburg Area Chamber of Commerce
Andy Hansen - President, Christ In Youth (in Joplin)