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G. Scott Reynolds, Executive Director

gsreynolds@midwayusafoundation.org |  573.447.5157

Scott joined the MidwayUSA Foundation team in 2019. Prior to becoming our Executive Director, he completed a 20-year military career in the U.S. Marine Corps, followed by a 15-year corporate career. Scott has served in a variety of senior- and executive-level leadership positions with Honeywell International, General Electric, and Oceaneering International across the aerospace and energy sectors. Living and working across the globe, he has led multiple U.S. and international businesses through turnarounds and sustained growth, and is keenly focused on strategy development, operational excellence, and execution.

Prior to joining us in Columbia, Missouri, Scott most recently established and ran a successful real estate investment business in Pensacola, Florida.

In addition to multiple business certifications, Scott has a BS in Business Management from National-Louis University, a master’s certificate in Project Management from Arizona State University, and an MBA from the University of Phoenix. As his resume would suggest, Scott is a reliable and experienced leader. Those leadership skills, combined with his passion for the shooting sports and youth development, make him a great person to lead our team. Scott was raised right here in Missouri and is also a certified private pilot. He is married to Bridget, has three daughters, Stephanie, Amber, and Caitlin, and a grandson, Nate.

Jay McClatchey, Chief Operating Officer

jmcclatchey@midwayusafoundation.org 573.447.5992

Jay came to the Foundation from Applied Computational Technologies (ACT), a start-up he co-founded to develop a new dose calculation technology for radiation therapy for the treatment of cancer. ACT sold its technology to Varian Medical Systems. Jay started his career in the computer industry, first as a Programmer and then a Computer Systems Engineer with Hewlett-Packard Company (HP). After HP, Jay transitioned into business operations as the VP/COO of JCM Industries, a grade hardwood lumber, and pallet manufacturing company. Jay has a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Computer Science and Business Administration, and a Master of Science degree in Management and Leadership. Jay has been shooting and hunting ever since he was old enough to hold a gun. In 2002, Jay co-founded a High School smallbore rifle league in Somerset County, PA and began coaching smallbore as a varsity sport in his local school district. Jay is a Life Member of the NRA, an NRA Level 1 Coach in both rifle and pistol, an NRA Instructor in rifle, pistol, and shotgun, and an NRA Range Safety Officer. In addition to enjoying the shooting sports, Jay can often be found water skiing with his wife, Nitsa, and their daughter Maria.

Jeff McClure, Program Manager – East

jhmcclure@midwayusafoundation.org 573.447.5959

Jeff is on the ground with our shooting teams in the east and manages our fundraising items.  He joined the MidwayUSA Foundation after a successful Army career, serving as an Officer, as well a Defense Analyst.  He has a diverse education, with a BS in Medical Technology/Chemistry from Western Carolina University, an MS in International Relations from Troy State University, and his MBA from Colorado State University. Jeff and his wife Luanne have shipped their boys off to college, where they each wrestle. The McClure household now consists of Brody the bulldog, Blossom the crazy hound, and Bob, the cat. Jeff is also our resident chef.

 Sarah Hall, Program Manager – Southwest

shall@midwayusafoundation.org 573.447.5969

Sarah works with our shooting teams in the Southwest United States. Though she is a Nebraska native, she comes to us from Talladega, Alabama where she was the Operations Manager for the Talladega Marksmanship Park with the Civilian Marksmanship Program. We are excited she is a product of the very programs we support. Sarah was a scholar-athlete with the University of Kentucky Rifle Team. She and her pistol shooter husband, James, are proud parents to Rylee Claire.


John Linquist, Program Manager – Northwest

jlinquist@midwayusafoundation.org 573.219.7688

John assists shooting teams in the Northwest U.S. He was born and raised in Cherokee, Iowa where he loved hunting, fishing and competing in shooting sports. John has a strong background in graphic design and marketing and worked in the packaging and printing industry for over 20 years. Some of his customers included Disney, Neiman Marcus, and Macy’s. Most recently, John was the National Shooting Sports Manager for Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever. During his 13 years with PF/QF, he worked with 750 chapters across the U.S. One program he helped create, “Adopt-A-Team,” connected dedicated volunteers with youth shooting teams. This program helped raise critical dollars to support shooting teams and their MidwayUSA Foundation endowment accounts. John currently resides in Sibley, Iowa with his wife, Darla. Together they have two children; Matthew, and Suzanne, a grandson Kyler, and the perfect hunting companion a Gordon Setter named Cooper.

Dani Farris, Marketing Manager

dfarris@midwayusafoundation.org 573.447.5994

Dani takes care of communicating all the great work of the Foundation, as well as creating most of the marketing material. She is the one that lectures us for using the wrong logo and is allowed to be obsessed with fonts. A graduate of Westminster College, Dani played basketball and studied Business Communications.  Before joining the Foundation, Dani worked in the world of radio as the Creative Director for Learfield Communications, specifically with statewide news networks and the Brownfield Ag Network. Dani and her husband Charley have a son, Oliver and a daughter, Etta. You can often find Dani at a Mizzou tailgate or a county fair.


Riley King, Content Marketing Specialist

rking@midwayusafoundation.org 573.447.5995

Riley joined the team in April of 2019. He assists Dani in creating marketing material for both the foundation and the teams they support. He is a recent graduate of William Woods University with a bachelor’s in business administration, concentration in marketing, minor in accounting as of December of 2018 and an MBA with a concentration in entrepreneurial leadership as of August 2019. While at William Woods he played soccer for the university, was an active fraternity member, a community advisor and participated in Collegiate DECA. His personal hobbies include hiking, camping, fishing, and kayaking. He has traveled to 10 out of the 58 national parks in the United States and has set a goal to visit them all.


Mandy Stallo, Senior Program Coordinator

astallo@midwayusafoundation.org 573.447.5957 ext. 2172

Mandy wins our ‘attention to detail’ title at the office. She knows our database inside and out, takes care of ensuring our generous donations get to the right place, and is also the queen of grants twice per year. Mandy is one of the veterans on staff. She joined the Foundation after working as a Recreation Specialist with JC Parks and Recreation in her hometown of Jefferson City. She graduated with her BS in Business Marketing from William Woods University, where she also golfed. If she isn’t hitting the links with her husband, she is chasing around their sassy daughter, Finley Grace. Mandy claims to not be quite as OCD as people may think, she just happens to love organization and order… ‘you’re welcome, coworkers.’ We appreciate it Mandy!


Heather Laws, Program Coordinator

hlaws@midwayusafoundation.org 573.447.5957 ext. 2178

As Mandy’s sidekick, Heather is also the queen of grants twice per year and helps us keep our database in order. Knowing Heather’s sweet personality, it is no surprise she did social work before joining us. Though we’re based in Mizzou country, Heather is our only University of Missouri graduate. She studied Psychology and Sociology. She likes to bake, garden, cheer on the St. Louis Cardinals and is our resident movie buff. Along with her husband (Tim), son (Elijah), and daughter (Leola) two corgis, Yadi and Liberty, make up the Laws family.  Heather also wins our ‘rookie of the year’ award on the trap field!


Brent Ferrell, Controller

bferrell@midwayusafoundation.org 573.447.5957 ext. 2139

Brent joined the team in November of 2018. He has a Bachelor’s in Accounting from Judson University in Elgin, IL. Previously the CFO at the Columbia Daily Tribune, he is no stranger to financial statements and spreadsheets. He is the person that lies awake at night pondering how he can modify a database to make it more efficient and will talk to you at length about excel formulas. Brent and his wife Cathy typically spend all their free time on Missouri baseball and softball fields, cheering on their children, Jonathan & Allison. The Ferrell family also includes Bailey, a spoiled Great Dane that likes to drink out of the kitchen faucet and her sidekick ‘cat,’ the cat.


Jan Ruess, Assistant Controller

jruess@midwayusafoundation.org 573.447.5957 ext. 2144

Jan is all things numbers here at the Foundation. She has her Bachelors’s in Accounting, and her Master’s in Business Administration, both from the University of Tennessee. Jan is no stranger to the nonprofit world, being with another Columbia based nonprofit for 12 years before joining the MidwayUSA Foundation. She has over 20 years of experience in corporate accounting. Jan has a passion for animals and shares her 11-acre property with Allie, a rescue German Shepherd. When Jan isn’t loving on Allie, she is loving on three awesome grandkids, hitting up the gym, reading, or cooking. Jan is also currently enjoying learning clay target shooting.


Monika Huenefeldt, HR Generalist

mhuenefeldt@midwayusafoundation.org 573.447.5957 ext. 4701

Monika keeps us all in line here, helping out each department. Previously, Monika spent 18 years as the Executive Administrative Assistant and Finance Manager with the Mike Kehoe Auto Group. She has her BS in Criminal Justice Administration with minors in Psychology and Sociology. Monika and husband Chuck have four kiddos and a Cavalier King Charles pup named Ollie. She also serves as a Fundraising Committee Chair for the local chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), HRA of Central Missouri.