Lake of the Ozarks Council of Local Governments, Chairman Tom Wright introduced the newly hired Executive Director, Brian Yansen. Mr. Yansen was selected after an extensive search and selection process in which the board of directors unanimously decided to hire Brian based on his extensive planning and management experience. Brian has over 25 years of experience in real estate development, project management, construction management, site planning, master planning and landscape architecture. Brian Yansen has a Master of Business Administration Degree from Webster University, St. Louis, Missouri and a Bachelor of Science Degree from Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas. Brian is a Missouri native who recently moved to the lake area in October 2020. The LOCLG Board and Members welcomed Brian Yansen to his new position and offered support during the transition as Linda Conner retires after 10 years of service to the council.