Jan Horton, CFO’s first employee and first president, dies at 87

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo.– Community Foundation of the Ozarks announced that Jan Horton, the CFO’s first employee, and first president, died on Sunday, April 18. She was 87.

According to a post on CFO’s Facebook page, Horton joined the CFO in 1988 as Executive Director and in 1993 was named president of the all-volunteer organization. Horton served as president until her retirement in 2003.

When Horton first joined CFO, the foundation’s assets were $1.7 million. However, when she left 15 years later the assets had climbed to $52.5 million.

CFO is now the region’s largest public charitable foundation with assets exceeding $370 million and affiliate foundations in more than 50 communities.

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