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Governor Mike Parson to be Interviewed at Think Summit

Biz 417 welcomes Gov. Mike Parson to the Think Summit stage on Friday, January 18 at the Springfield Art Museum for his first public interview following his State of the State address.

By Janelle Haik

Jan 11 2019 at 3:22 p.m.

Gov. Mike Parson, Missouri Governor
Photo courtesy Governor’s OfficeFrom plotting his retirement plans to representing more than 6 million Missouri residents, Gov. Mike Parson has had quite the year.

Biz 417 is proud to announce that Missouri Governor Mike Parson is joining the third annual Think Summit for a one-on-one interview with Logan Aguirre, president and associate publisher of Biz 417. In 2018, Biz 417 named Governor Mike Parson the Biz 417 Person of the Year for his abrupt rise to the highest office in the state. This is Gov. Parson's first public interview following his State of the State address on January 16. 

Biz 417 is thrilled to have the opportunity to sit down for an open conversation with our Biz 417 Person of the Year, Governor Parson,” Aguirre says. “I look forward to talking with him about the whirlwind of this past year and what we can expect from the upcoming legislative session.”

Think Summit is Friday, January 18 at the Springfield Art Museum from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. The daylong business conference includes 14 thought-provoking presentations and innovative content from local speakers. Other talks include “Our Mental Health Crisis: A View from the Front Lines” with with Steve Edwards, C.J. Davis, Dr. Kyle John and Katie Towns; “Forces Under 40” with Crystal Quade, Matthew Simpson and Elijah Haahr and more.  

The interview with Governor Parson is slated for 1 p.m.