Barnes Receives Alumni Service Award at WWU

Kimberly Brixey Barnes, a William Woods University alumna,
received the Alumni Service Award at the Fulton Colleges Board of Associates
annual dinner Tuesday night at WWU.

Originally from West Plains, Mo., Barnes graduated from
William Woods University in 1987 with a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting
and a minor in computer science. She then started her career as a lobby
assistant at The Callaway Bank.

Today, several titles and many accomplishments later, she
serves at the senior executive vice president and chief operations officer for
the bank. She also sits on the board of directors. Barnes is the first woman to
hold either of these titles for The Callaway Bank.

Behind the scenes at The Callaway Bank, she has spearheaded
many of the bank’s products and services initiatives and the information
technology department.

A strong supporter of the United Way and Relay for Life,
Barnes also serves as a member of SERVE’s Board of Directors. She is a Board of
Associates member and serves on the President’s Community Council at William
Woods.

Barnes serves on the board of directors for the Missouri
Independent Banker’s Association and is a member of the Missouri Banker’s
Association and Independent Community Banker’s Association.

She and her husband, Rob, live in the Auxvasse area.