Brad & Sarah Shirer
Brad & Sarah Shirer were born and raised in Barton County; Brad in Hoisington and Sarah in Great Bend. Brad is a retired administrator from Adams, Brown, Beran & Ball and is an antique car enthusiast. An accomplished vocalist and musician, Brad has played the pipe organ at a number of area churches since the age of 12. He is currently treasurer of the church and serves on the board for the Family Crisis Center, Lambda Chi Alpha Housing Board and is a Chamber Ambassador. Sarah is retired from a lengthy secretarial career with various schools, churches and chambers of commerce. She is active in her church, PEO, Prairie Godmothers, Barton Extension Master Gardeners and the Great Bend Zoological Society.
Chris & Cari Ringwald
Chris and Cari Ringwald graduated from Kansas State University and relocated to Central Kansas for Chris to join his family farm. Cari worked at Barton Community College and Adams, Brown, Beran and Ball, before kids and the family business required her full attention. They value the small town atmosphere that Ellinwood offers and participate in various local organizations and serve on boards to support their community.