The Fort Scott Area Community Foundation Board of Directors is pleased to introduce two new board members: Rhonda Dunn and Bailey Lyons.
Both bring strong backgrounds in community service and a desire to give back to the community.
Both Bailey and Rhonda are natives of Fort Scott and graduates of Fort Scott High School.
Rhonda received her Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from Pittsburg State University and a Master’s of Business
Administration from the University of Tulsa. Rhonda worked 17 years in the oil industry and then moved back to Fort Scott to work in the family moving business. In 2010 and 2016, she was elected Bourbon County Treasurer which led to a position at the City of Fort Scott in 2017.
Currently, Rhonda is the Chief Financial Officer for E3 Ranch and Companies.
Rhonda has served in various community organizations and assisted with community events including Rotary Club, Shirley Yeager Animal Friends Foundation, Good Neighbor Action Team, HPA, Good Ol Days Committee, and the Visioning Committee.
Bailey received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance and Accounting from the University of Kansas where she was a member of the Finance Scholars. Bailey achieved a Masters in Business
Administration from the University of Kansas.
Bailey has primarily worked in the banking and finance industries holding roles as a Senior Credit Analyst, Vice President of Strategic Initiatives, Director of Development, and Bank President. Currently, Bailey is a broker and owner of Lyons Realty Group located in downtown Fort Scott.
Bailey currently serves on the Executive Board of the Fort Scott Area Chamber of Commerce and chairs the Downtown Division. She is a member of the Good Neighbors Action Team, Christmas in the Park Committee, Young Professionals League, and P.E.O. She is also a Communities in Schools Local Champion and actively mentors youth and women in the community.
Bailey is married to Nate Lyons and the mother of three boys.