Roy Burnside joined the Pony Bird Board of Directors in 2019. Roy lives in Festus, Missouri and has contributed thirty years of leadership to the Festus R-VI School District Board of Education, during which he achieved considerable success as president and as treasurer. Roy also garnered an excellent reputation for his thirty-eight-year-long employment at Commerce Bank and his work as an AG Edwards Financial Consultant.
Roy has committed his life to making a difference. He has contributed visionary guidance as part of several boards of directors including, Jefferson Memorial, the City of Festus, the Jefferson College Foundation, the Festus Library, Twin City Chamber of Commerce, Rotary Club, Kiwanis, and Industrial Corporation group. Roy attended Southeast Missouri State University and Washington University.
Roy and his wife, Barbara, live in Festus. They are parents to Brian and Aidian. In 2003, Roy was recognized for his significant contributions by the State of Missouri House of Representatives.