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Marketing Advisory Board

Mary Wilkerson

Senior Vice President, Marketing

Central Bank of Boone County

Mary Wilkerson is senior vice president of marketing at Central Bank of Boone County in Columbia, Missouri, a $2 billion dollar community bank. She joined the bank in 1992 after serving as director of public relations for Stephens College for four years. Prior to moving to Columbia, Wilkerson was a public relations manager for Smith, Bucklin & Associates, the nation’s largest non-profit association management company, based in Chicago. Her career began with Luhrs Marketing Research, a small family-owned research firm in Chicago. She graduated from Bradley University in 1983 with a bachelor’s degree in public relations and theater, and is a Certified Financial Marketing Professional. She graduated from the American Bankers Association School of Bank Marketing and Management in 2000.   In addition, she is a member of the University of Missouri Trulaske College of Business Marketing Advisory Board and received the college’s highest honor for a non-graduate, the Special Citation of Merit in 2005. She also serves on the University of Missouri School of Human and Environmental Sciences Advisory Board.  Wilkerson has a long history of community involvement. She currently serves as president of the Roots N Blues Foundation and vice president of the Missouri Contemporary Ballet Board of Directors.