Jami Benson has a strong desire to give back to the community in which she was born and raised. She has actively volunteered for the Concordia schools for many years, held board positions with local civic organizations, and led various community events. Jami serves as the vice president for the Concordia R-2 School Board, vice president for Concordia Main Street, and sits on the advisory board for University of Central Missouri’s Harmon College of Business. Also a UCM graduate, she earned a Bachelor of Science in business administration with a major in finance. Since then, Jami has spent the last two decades working in the financial services industry, employed by State Street Corporation and serves as vice president of Global Technology. There she leads large scale strategic initiatives. Jami and her husband, Eric, reside outside of Concordia with their daughter, Kaleigh.