Holmes Osborne appointed new MCC trustee from Subdistrict 4

New MCC Trustee Holmes Osborne with Chancellor Kimberly Beatty

The Metropolitan Community College Board of Trustees has appointed Holmes Osborne of Independence to represent Subdistrict 4 until the next MCC election in April. He replaces Henry Carner, who resigned in July.

The board made the appointment on Dec. 9. Osborne was sworn in on Dec. 18.

He is principal of Osborne Global Investors, a firm that specializes in money management and economic reports. He has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Investor’s Business Daily and Forbes, among other publications. He has written for the Motley Fool, Street.com, and Seeking Alpha.

Osborne has a degree in finance from Syracuse University and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation. He grew up in Bates City, Missouri, where his family has held land continuously since the 1830s.

In the April 2020 MCC election, voters in Subdistrict 4 of the College’s service area will elect a trustee to fill the remaining four years of Carner’s original term.

MCC’s Board of Trustees is made up of six members, each of whom is elected by the public from one of six subdistricts. Trustees are elected to serve staggered six-year terms. The current board president is Trent Skaggs.

Osborne takes the oath of office from Board of Trustees secretary Cynthia Johnson.

Related: MCC Board of Trustees seeks applicants for vacant seat from Subdistrict 4