The MWSU Alumni Board welcomes two new members

Jake Cunning ’16

Jake Cunning ’16 is a human capital senior consultant for Deloitte Consulting in Atlanta. Supporting clients within the consumer and life sciences industries, he works closely to develop strategies to assess, manage and activate organizational and behavioral changes aimed at shifting the organizational culture.

Cunning also serves as the chief of staff for the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) business development team at Deloitte where he is responsible for the initial design and approach to addressing the emerging DEI needs of clients.

Prior to joining Deloitte, Cunning was the talent, learning and organizational development specialist at Boehringer Ingelheim, USA.

Cunning, a native of St. Joseph, received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration – Management from Missouri Western’s Craig School of Business.

As a student, Cunning worked in the President’s Office and says he loved his experience at Missouri Western. As an alumnus, he was a member of the GOLD (Graduates of the Last Decade) Network that planned Legacy Day during Homecoming week in 2018 – helping raise more than $10,000 and becoming the youngest member of the Clock Tower Society, which honors donors who have made Missouri Western a beneficiary of their estate and financial planning.

In 2019, Cunning was awarded the Alumni Association’s Great Griffon Award for the Craig School of Business and Technology.

He is excited to be part of the Alumni Board and hopes to use his knowledge and talents to help connect alumni back to the University.

Jordan Shadwick ’09

Jordan (Martinosky) Shadwick ’09 is an account manager at SJC Marketing in St. Joseph. She works to create and implement strategies while utilizing marketing tactics to generate leads and achieve goals to improve outcomes for her clients.

Prior to joining the SJC Marketing team, Shadwick was a talent services event coordinator at Mosaic Life Care.

Originally from Nebraska City, Nebraska, Shadwick graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Communication Studies – Public Relations.

She resides in St. Joseph with her husband, Shawn, and her daughter, Evelyn, who will be a sophomore at Bishop LeBlond High School in the fall. Shadwick is an active member of the worship team at Grace Evangelical Church and enjoys participating in community theatre productions with Robidoux Resident Theatre.

As a student, she participated in the Golden Griffon Marching Band Color Guard, the Mystics Dance Team, was a member of Sigma Alpha Iota International Music Fraternity and participated in theatrical productions.

As a proud Missouri Western graduate, Shadwick sees the value of Missouri Western as a pillar of the community. She would like to see Missouri Western fully embraced by the community and hopes that, as a member of the Alumni Board, she can be a positive influence on past graduates to see continued growth at Missouri Western.

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Jake Cunning ’16

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Jordan (Martinosky) Shadwick ’09