Board of Directors



Officers


Chair Karen Daniel
CFO
Black & Veatch
Chair Elect Matthew J. Condon
CEO
ARC Physical Therapy+/Bardavon Health Innovations
Vice Chair Michael Hagedorn
President & CEO
UMB Bank, n.a.
Treasurer Gordon E. Lansford, III
President and CEO
JE Dunn Construction Company
Immediate Past Chair Terry Bassham
Chairman, President and CEO
KCP&L and Great Plains Energy
Joe Reardon
President and Chief Executive Officer
KC Chamber

Executive Committee


Thomas Butch
Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer
Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc.
Jackie DeSouza-Van Blaricum
CEO
Research Medical Center
Warren Erdman
Executive Vice President Administration and Corporate Affairs
Kansas City Southern
Gregg Givens
Senior VP, CFO, and Treasurer
DST Systems, Inc.
Wendy Guillies
President and CEO
Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation
Mark Larrabee
President and CEO
Arvest Bank
Clyde McQueen
President and CEO
Full Employment Council
Leo E. Morton
Chancellor
University of Missouri - Kansas City
Roshann Parris
President and CEO
Parris Communications Inc.
Charlie Shields
President and CEO
Truman Medical Centers
Carolyn Watley
President
CBIZ Benefits & Insurance Services, Inc.
Russell Welsh
Chairman and CEO
Polsinelli

Board Members


Ken Bacon
President and CEO
Shawnee Mission Health
Whitney Bartelli
Bank Midwest Market President - NBH Bank Chief Marketing Officer
Bank Midwest
Kevin G. Barth
President and Chief Operating Officer
Commerce Bank
Tony Berg
President and Publisher
The Kansas City Star
Rosana Privitera Biondo
Co-Chair, Kansas City Area Development Council - President, Mark One Electric Co., Inc.
Mark One Electric Co., Inc.
Adam Blake
CEO
Brightergy
Doug Boessen
CFO
Garmin International, Inc.
Jean Paul Bradshaw, II
Partner in Charge - Kansas City
Lathrop & Gage LLP
Zane Burke
President
Cerner Corporation
Jean Paul Chaurand
COO
Guadalupe Centers, Inc.
Ramin Cherafat
Chief Operating Officer
McCownGordon Construction
Rev. Thomas B. Curran
President
Rockhurst University
Tim Donahue
Regional President - Kansas/Missouri
Sprint
Steve Doyal
Senior Vice President, Public Affairs and Communications (Ret.)
Hallmark Cards, Inc.
Drew Elliott
Director of Membership and Donor Engagement
KCPT/The Bridge
Gretchen Fitzgerald
Sales Consultant
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
F. Nicholas Franano, M.D.
President and CEO
521 Management, Inc.
Bernadette Gray-Little
Chancellor
The University of Kansas
Marc B. Hahn, D.O.
President and CEO
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences
Linda Hanson
Regional Market President-Kansas City Region
Enterprise Bank & Trust
Dave Harrison
President
VanTrust Real Estate, LLC
Kara Hendon
SVP, Senior Partner & General Manager
FleishmanHillard
Mark Hinderks
Co-Managing Partner
Stinson Leonard Street LLP
Jon Jackson
Senior Vice President and CAO
The University of Kansas Hospital
Jani Johnson, RN, MSN
Chief Executive Officer
Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City
Jonathan M. Kemper
Chairman and CEO (Kansas City)
Commerce Bank
Jason Klumb
Regional Administrator
U.S. General Services Administration
Denise L. Kruse
President and CEO
AdamsGabbert, LLC
Craig Kuckelman
Managing Partner
Deloitte LLP
Greg Macfarlane
Senior Vice President of U.S. Retail Operations
H&R Block
Bridget McCandless, M.D.
President and CEO
Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City
Jeff McCroy
Head of Global Client Relationship Management
American Century Investments
Madeleine M. McDonough
Chair
Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P.
Tim Meacham
COO - Kansas City Employee Benefits Division
Lockton Companies, LLC
Chris Migneron
Vice President
HNTB
Danny O'Neill
President
The Roasterie
Timothy T. Petty
Market President Kansas City/Oklahoma
U.S. Bank
Jeanette Hernandez Prenger
President and CEO
ECCO Select
Stacie Prosser
President & Publisher
Kansas City Business Journal
Brad Sandt
President and CEO
k12itc
Jeff Simon
Office Managing Partner
Husch Blackwell LLP
Brad Smith
Regional President, Midwest Region
BMO Harris Bank, N.A.
Cathy Beaham Smith
Vice President - Corporate Planning
Faultless Starch/Bon Ami Company
Scott Smith
Chairman
Civic Council
Brad Sprong
Managing Partner
KPMG LLP
Douglas Stockman, AIA
Principal
El Dorado Architects
Mike Talboy
Director of Government Affairs
Burns & McDonnell
Danette Wilson
President and CEO
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
Irvin V. Belzer
Legal Counsel/Corp Secretary
Bryan Cave LLP

Public Officials


Kirby R. Brown
Deputy to the Commanding General
U.S. Army Combined Arms Center
and Fort Leavenworth

Peggy Dunn
Mayor
City of Leawood, Kansas

Ed Eilert
Chairman
Johnson County
Board of Commissioners

Mark Holland
Mayor & CEO
Kansas City, Kansas &
Unified Government of
Wyandotte County

Sly James
Mayor
City of Kansas City, Missouri

Troy Schulte
City Manager
City of Kansas City, Missouri

Eileen Weir
Mayor
City of Independence, Missouri

Frank White, Jr.
County Executive
Jackson County, Missouri