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Management

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Scott Hovis

Executive Director

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Karen Raithel

Director of Membership and GHIN services

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Shelby Henderson

Media, Marketing and Communications Director

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Interns

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Reese Hamilton

This will be Reese’s third summer as an MGA intern! Reese’s passion and golf experience make her a great operations intern! Reese was the Golf Team Captain when she attended Helias High School from 2015 to 2019, and she is now golfing for the Columbia College Cougars as she pursues a Bachelor’s degree in Biology/Pre Med. She plans on graduating in 2023. She will use her experience as a previous MGA operations intern to organize the summer tournaments and assist members! 

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Noah Wilson

Noah is pursuing his MBA at Columbia College and has a Bachelor’s in Business Administration, Marketing, and Entrepreneurship. He has a history on golf courses, specifically at Spring Lake Country Club in Quincy, Ill. where he greeted and assisted members and helped organize tournaments. He has worked at Veterans United in Columbia for over a year as a Customer Service Intern where he speaks with veterans seeking home loans. He’s looking forward to graduating with his MBA and entering the business industry.

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Michael Clement

We are excited to welcome Michael back for his second summer at MGA! Michael is also pursuing a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Accountancy at the University of Missouri, and plans to graduate in May 2024. Other than helping MGA as an operations intern last year, Michael has experience working as an intern with the Missouri State Teachers Association, he is the Alumni Chairman for the Zeta Phi Chapter of Beta Theta Pi, and he is a member of the University of Missouri Investment Group. He previously worked at Turkey Creek Golf Course in Jefferson City as a part of the grounds crew and helped maintain the course. 

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Jason Binkley

Jason is from Jefferson City and is a student at the University of Missouri pursuing a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Accountancy. He is heavily involved on campus, serving as the Scholarship Chairman for Beta Theta Pi Fraternity, Treasurer for the Association of Accounting Students, and more! He also has served as a volunteer with the Boys and Girls Club of Columbia for nearly three years. After spending the summer with MGA, Jason will graduate in December with his degrees and enter the business and accountancy industry. 

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Greta Hinds

Greta is from Jefferson City, but she currently attends Rockhurst University, where she is golfing for the Hawks and studying Psychology while minoring in Educational Studies. Greta is an avid golf player, and she has been competing and participating in MGA tournaments since she was 13. She was named the Missouri Junior Tour Player of the Year in 2019 and 2021. She also golfed in high school for Helias Catholic High and volunteered at the Helias Catholic Girls Golf Camp. As an operations intern, she will use her passion for golf to take on a different role as an organizer, and she will get hands-on experience during the tournament planning process. 

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Elle Wilkinson

Elle is this summer’s Communications Intern! She is a University of Missouri student majoring in Journalism with an emphasis in Strategic Communication. On campus, she is an organization member of Gamma Phi Beta, where she plans sorority activities. From 2019 to 2020, Elle was a Beverage Cart Attendant and Banquet Server at The National Golf Club of Kansas City. She is planning on graduating from Mizzou in December. As the communications intern, Elle will attend tournaments, speak to players, craft communication materials, take photos, post to social media, and more!