Executive Director -- Kent A. EmbreeKent Embree

A QHS alum from the class of 1985, Kent joined the QPS Foundation in September of 2017 and brings over 20 years of marketing communications experience to the Foundation. He received his BA from the University of Iowa in 1989 and has worked in graphics and marketing in various capacities across several industries.

Prior to joining the Foundation, Kent was the Marketing Manager for The Salvation Army in Quincy for 7 years and helped launch the Kroc Center brand in 2011.

He also serves on the Executive Board of the Mississippi Valley Council of Boy Scouts. Kent is married to Denise (Huntley) Embree (Class of '86), and they have two sons, Evan and Garrett. Kent and Denise have also served as District Chairs for the Eagle Valley District of the Mississippi Valley Council ScoutsBSA. Their son, Evan is an Eagle Scout and recently graduated from QHS in the class of 2017, and Garrett is a proud "Dancing Sousaphone" in the QHS Marching and Pep Bands. The Embree family has a love of the outdoors, Scouting, marching band, and everything Blue Devil!

 

Program Coordinator -- Faith Mountain

Faith Mountain joined the QPS Foundation in September of 2021 to coordinate the alumni and grant programs.

Before joining, Faith served as a trust operations assistant at Mercantile Bank and interned with local higher learning institutions in public relations and marketing offices. She is an alumna of John Wood Community College and Quincy University and holds a bachelor’s in public relations and strategic communication.

Bookkeeping and Finance -- Lori Salisbury

In May 2020, Lori Salisbury joined QPS Foundation, working as a Bookkeeping/Finance Specialist. She came to us with 20+ years’ experience as an accountant with a local manufacturing company. She earned a 2-year degree from John Wood Community College, majoring in accounting. Lori lives in Quincy with her son Jacob and their two dogs. She enjoys cooking, working in the yard, listening to music, and watching her son play basketball and baseball.