Hall of Leaders - 2007

Harold “Hal” Logan

Currently a human resources manager at IBM in Irving, Texas. Spent 44 years with IBM, 30 in Sales and Marketing and the past 14 years in a consulting role as a Human Resources Transition Manager-Strategic Outsourcing. Worked in Columbia during 7 of his early years with IBM as a Systems Engineer and sales at UMC Hospital and Clinics.

Spent 4 years in El Paso, Texas as the IBM Branch Manager and served as Co-Chairman of The El Paso Economic Development Commission, United Way-Solicitation Chairman, Board Member of El Paso Chamber of Commerce, Vice Chairman of the Downtown Rotary Club.

When his mother died in the 1960s, returned to Columbia to help raise his younger brother; was instrumental in helping the Columbia Public Schools solve race relations problems experienced in school districts across the country.

Played basketball at Douglass High School, won a basketball scholarship to Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and graduated from Lincoln University with a degree in business administration and economics.

David Griggs

Owner and CEO of Dave Griggs’ Flooring America and Mid Missouri Tile in Columbia. Missouri.

Served as President of the Chamber of Commerce, Associate Commissioner of Boone County, Chair of Regional Economic Development, Inc. (REDI), Chair of the American Heart Association (Boone County and Missouri) and Chair of the Boone County Chapter of the National MS Society.

Current member of the Boone County Fire District Board.

Received special recognitions including the State of Missouri Economic Development Volunteer of the Year and the Columbia Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year.

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