Gov. Eric Greitens today appointed Eric Clay to the Homeland Security Advisory Council.
Clay, of Springfield, is the System Director of Public Safety at CoxHealth and a reserve lieutenant with the Christian County Sheriff’s Office. He has extensive experience in the security field where he provided security services to a diverse group of clients in 35 countries. Clay holds a master’s degree in criminology from the University of Cincinnati.
Craig Porter and John Scariot were appointed to the Missouri Housing Development Commission.
Porter, of Kearney, is the owner of Porter Communities, a residential development company in the Northland area of Kansas City. Previously, he was the Eastern District Commissioner of Clay County. He earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration from Missouri Valley College.
Scariot, of St. Louis, is the CFO for BluePenguin Payments, Inc. Previously, Scariot worked at MasterCard Worldwide as Financial Officer of the Global Technology Division, and Vice President of Technology Account Management. He earned his bachelor’s degrees in accounting and finance, and his master’s degree in quantitative management from the University of Missouri-St. Louis. Scariot serves as the chairman of the Missouri/Southern Illinois local chapter of USA Cares, a military charity for families in crisis.