Paige Oxendine, assistant director of Missouri State University's Efactory for the past five years, has exited for a new job.
In a public LinkedIn post yesterday, Oxendine announced she accepted a position as a consultant at Springfield professional training and coaching business Habitat Communication & Culture.
"I’m thankful for the time spent working, learning and growing alongside awesome staff, inspiring members and great corporate partners," she wrote in the post of her time at the Efactory, the university’s business incubator. "If you’ve ever been, you know it’s a special place. Missouri State University had a true vision for this facility, and it’s been brought to life through incredible leadership and collaboration."
Reached via email, Oxendine said her first day at Habitat Communication & Culture is Oct. 12.
Efactory Director Rachel Anderson said in an email that Oxendine's last day there was Oct. 6.
"While we are sad to see her go, we are excited for her to join one of our partner companies and look forward to working with her in her new role," Anderson said.
Anderson said staffing and hiring plans will be announced soon in the wake of Oxendine's exit.
Oxendine's new employer, Habitat Communication & Culture, was launched in 2020 by marketing firm Mostly Serious LLC CEO Jarad Johnson and President Spencer Harris, according to past reporting.
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