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John Cline '75


Maryville, Missouri

Current City

Lake Lotawana, Missouri

Northwest Foundation Board Member

Board member since 2014

Board Involvement

  • Executive Committee
  • Advancement Committee


  • B.S. Agribusiness; Northwest Missouri State University, 1975


  • Cline Wood, a Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC company


John Cline graduated from Northwest in 1975. He joined the Livestock Marketing Association of Kansas City in spring 1976. He traveled for the Association for 3 years out of Atlanta, Georgia before transferring back to Kansas City in 1978. Then in May 1984, Cline along with Mike Wood founded the Cline Wood Agency, Inc. The company specializes in Truck Transportation and Commercial Agriculture Insurance. Cline was part owner until August of 2015 and is now employed by Cline Wood as Sales Producer working for Marsh McLennan.

Why are you "forever green"?

"I feel a big loyalty to Northwest and enjoy being on the Foundation Board and it's great accomplishments on the Forever Green Campaign."