Board Members serving Lake Viking:
George Eshnaur, 1st Vice President
George and his wife Nicole have been association members for two years. George has a business background emphasizing finance: budgeting, capital expenditure allocation, and long-term strategic financial planning. He has also worked in settings with people of diverse backgrounds, leading to a solid understanding of how to engage and work with people of varying opinions and perspectives.
Terry and his wife Julee became members of the lake in 2018. He has served the lake as a member of the Finance Committee, the Strategic Planning Committee, and the Restaurant Exploratory Committee. He is the Branch Manager of Raymond James Financial Services offices in Chillicothe, Trenton, and Columbia, MO, and has been an investment advisor representative for 33 years. Terry and Julee have been married for 39 years and have 2 adult children and 1 grandson.
Michelle & her husband have spent more than 30 years at the lake. Either through his family or with their own membership. They’ve have had the awesome opportunity to watch their kids enjoy the lake growing up and now with their first grandchild, they now have 4 generations of memories at Lake Viking. They’re looking forward to building their dream lake house in the next few years.
Robert & his wife Vikki are full time residents at Lake Viking. They built their house and moved to the lake in early 2014.
Jeremy Lillig, Treasurer (Term Expires 10/2025)
Jeremy Lillig is the Executive Director of Stewardship and Development for the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph and the Executive Director of the Bright Futures Fund, the Endowment Trust Fund for Catholic Education, and the Catholic Community Foundation. Jeremy is also a regular adjunct professor on media representation and non-profit management, serves on non-profit boards and is an artist and playwright. His paintings have raised more than $60,000 for nonprofits and his co-authored plays more than $2 million. Professionally, Jeremy has helped raise over $150 million dollars for non-profit organizations. His awards include the 2018 Nonprofit Professional of the year, the 2015 Emerging Philanthropist of the year and a 2019 Buck O’Neil Legacy seat from the Kansas City Royals Organization. Jeremy received a BFA from Avila University and a Graduate Certificate from the University of Mary in North Dakota. He will be attending Stanford University beginning this summer. He has been a lake member since 2020 and enjoys the beauty of Lake Viking.
Tom is a trial attorney with over 40 years’ experience in the courtroom. He is a founding member of the Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice law firm. He tries civil jury cases across the country for Fortune 500 companies, coordinating national, regional, and industry-wide litigation. A prolific author, Tom also gives international and national presentations to legal audiences. Tom formerly served on the Lake Viking Strategic Planning Committee. Tom and his wife Karen have been members at Lake Viking for 14 wonderful years. They have six adult children and a number of grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Tom is Board Contact for the Handbook Committee.