Robert J. Trulaske Sr., College of Business, University of Missouri
Camp Trulaske leaders

Leadership Team

Jennifer Barnes, Camp Trulaske Coordinator

Jennifer has been with the University of Missouri for five years, working in various capacities. She holds degrees in business administration and educational studies from Columbia College and William Woods, respectively. She was previously a teacher and coach in the public school system for 7 years, including a stint as an FCCLA advisor for three years. She is a mother of 3 children, and while these children keep her busy, when she does have free time, she enjoys spending time at the baseball field or walking and biking on the Katy Trail.  

Ashley Fessler, Camp Director, Gold Team captain

Ashley is a junior from Carrollton, Illinois who will graduate in 2020 with her master’s in accountancy. Ashley served as a camp counselor last year. Upon graduation, she plans to move to Washington, D.C.


Anthony Lupo, Camp Director, Gold Team captain

Anthony is a returning director, serving last year during Camp Trulaske’s inaugural year. He is a sophomore from Saint Louis, Missouri. Studying marketing and receiving a minor in textile and apparel management, he has a passion for the consumer goods industry. He will spend his junior year abroad in London.


Nathan Waters, Camp Director, Black Team captain

Nathan is a sophomore studying finance and computer programming. He was a camp counselor last year and truly loves this program. After undergrad, he plans to attend law school to study litigation or intellectual property law. He is from Smithville, Missouri.


Thomas Garlick, Camp Director, Black Team captain

Thomas is a Senior from Saint Louis, Missouri who will graduate in 2019 with his master’s in accountancy. He served as a camp counselor last year. I want to end up Dallas, Texas. There I will use my accounting skill set and my passion for people to make a lasting impact.