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|"Tom T's Hat Rack"|
Michele Spry is a native of Columbia, Missouri and is proud to call mid- Missouri her home. Michele and her husband Brandon created the company Midway Electric, Inc. on November 1, 2001. After years of learning the business inside and out, she assumed the role of President in 2008 truly making them a woman owned business.
Michele espouses the spirit of “Paying it Forward” within her community by being actively involved in the Columbia Chamber of Commerce, the Women’s Network, a Partner in Education with Midway Heights Elementary School, as well as being involved in several other great organizations throughout the community. In 2011, Midway Electric received the Free Enterprise Honoree Award from the US Chamber of Commerce given to 25 companies across the USA, and in 2012 they received the Flag of Freedom Award for hiring veterans.
Michele has been honored with the following awards: 2009 Ambassador of the Year, 2011 Debin Benish Outstanding Business Woman of the Year, 2011 Women in Business – Business Woman of the Year and is a 2010 Columbia Leadership graduate, 2011 20 under 40 classmate, and 2012 Greater Missouri Leadership Challenge graduate.
Michele tries to donate her time when she can. She is often referred to as “Waldo” because you never know where you’re going to see her! Michele enjoys spending time with her husband traveling or spending time with their friends/family. Tom T’s Hat Rack is her first children’s book.