Thought Leaders

Bluetail Medical Group

Learn more about regenerative medicine from Dr. Kristin Oliver, co-founder of Bluetail Medical Group, and Inside Columbia’s Thought Leader representing the Regenerative Medicine Industry. Bluetail offers a natural alternative to surgery and traditional pain management for patients with orthopedic injuries and chronic pain.

Peak Sport & Spine

Lindsay Bell, Mark Dempsey, Shelton Blevins and Taalor Stevenson share their knowledge on physical therapy and sports medicine as Inside Columbia’s Thought Leaders representing the Physical Therapy industry. Peak Sport & Spine is the largest privately owned outpatient physical therapy company in Missouri and is 100% therapist owned.

SOA Architecture

Learn more about building timelines and plans from SOA Architecture, Inside Columbia’s Thought Leader representing the commercial architecture industry. Hear from Jen Hedrick, president, and Brad Stegemann and Nick Borgmeyer, architects and associate principals, about how SOA has been helping Columbians with their buildings since 1987.

Liberty Family Medicine

Hear more about family medicine from Dr. Bridget Gruender, owner of Liberty Family Medicine and medical insurance from Jason Gruender, owner of Liberty Insurance Solution, both representing Inside Columbia’s Thought Leaders in the Family Medicine industry. Liberty Family Medicine and Liberty Insurance Solution together provide a unique cost-sharing approach to medical care that helps individuals […]

Robinson & Ries Orthodontics

Find out more about the Orthodontic Care industry from Robinson & Ries’ David Ries, Inside Columbia’s Thought Leader representing the Orthodontic Care industry. Robinson & Ries has been helping children and adults with their smiles for more than 31 years. 


Learn from Inside Columbia’s Thought Leader Craig Stichter, project executive of EnergyLink, representing the Renewable Energy industry. EnergyLink was founded in 2010 in Missouri and is an engineering, procurement and construction firm that installs renewable energy and energy efficiency products for commercial businesses and non-profits.