Board of Directors



Officers


Chair of the Board Terry Dunn
President and CEO
JE Dunn Construction Group, Inc.
Chair Elect Terry Bassham
Chairman, President and CEO
KCP&L and Great Plains Energy
Vice Chair Karen Daniel
CFO
Black & Veatch
Treasurer Matthew J. Condon
CEO
Athletic & Rehabilitation Center
Immediate Past Chair Roshann Parris
President and CEO
Parris Communications Inc.
James A. Heeter
President and Chief Executive Officer
KC Chamber

Executive Committee


Irvin V. Belzer
Legal Counsel, Partner
Bryan Cave LLP
Thomas Butch
Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer
Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc.
Jackie DeSouza
CEO
Research Medical Center/HCA
Steve Doyal
Senior Vice President, Public Affairs and Communications
Hallmark Cards, Inc.
Warren Erdman
Executive Vice President Administration and Corporate Affairs
Kansas City Southern
Gregg Givens
Senior VP, CFO, and Treasurer
DST Systems, Inc.
Michael Hagedorn
President & CEO
UMB Bank, n.a.
Cliff Illig
Chairman and CEO
TIFEC, LLC
Gordon E. Lansford, III
President and CEO
JE Dunn Construction Company
Clyde McQueen
President and CEO
Full Employment Council
Tom Metzger
President
Bank Midwest
Leo E. Morton
Chancellor
University of Missouri - Kansas City
Charlie Shields
President and CEO
Truman Medical Centers
Russell Welsh
President and CEO
Polsinelli

Board Members


Mark Bluhm
CEO
Lathrop & Gage LLP
Doug Boessen
CFO
Garmin International, Inc.
Jean Paul Chaurand
COO
Guadalupe Centers, Inc.
Jon Copaken
Principal
Copaken Brooks
Rev. Thomas B. Curran
President
Rockhurst University
Mark D. Donovan
President
Kansas City Chiefs
Nick Franano
CEO
NT Management Company
Christopher Gentile
President
Honeywell Federal Manufacturing & Technologies
Katie Gillespie
Human Resources Engagement Coordinator
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
Greg Graves
Chairman and CEO
Burns & McDonnell
Bernadette Gray-Little
Chancellor
The University of Kansas
Cemal Umut Gungor
Director of Finance
City of Grandview, Missouri
Linda Hanson
Regional Market President-Kansas City Region
Enterprise Bank & Trust
Mark Henderson
Chief Operating Officer
Lockton Companies, 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
David J. Janus
Market President
First National Bank of Kansas
Jani Johnson
President & Chief Executive Officer
Saint Luke's South Hospital
Jonathan M. Kemper
Chairman and CEO (Kansas City)
Commerce Bank
Jason Klumb
Regional Administrator
U.S. General Services Administration
Mark Larrabee
President and CEO
Arvest Bank
Brett Lewis
Office Managing Partner
Grant Thornton LLP
Greg Mcfarlane
Chief Financial Officer
H&R Block
Chris Migneron
Associate Vice President Architecture Office Leader
HNTB
John Murphy
Chairman
Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP
Dan Nilsen
President
Bishop-McCann
Rand L. O'Donnell, Ph.D.
President and CEO
Children's Mercy Hospitals & Clinics
Danny O'Neill
President
The Roasterie
Mi-Ai Parrish
Publisher and President
The Kansas City Star
Todd Pleimann
Managing Partner -Kansas City
RubinBrown LLP
Jeanette Hernandez Prenger
President and CEO
ECCO Select
Joe Reardon
Attorney at Law
McAnany, Van Cleave & Phillips
Ralph Reid
Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility
Sprint
John Sherman
Chair, Civic Council
MLP Holdings, LLC
Brad Smith
President
BMO Harris Bank, N.A.
Brad Sprong
Office Managing Partner
KPMG LLP
Brent Stewart
President and CEO
United Way of Greater Kansas City, Inc.
Maurice Watson
Chairman
Husch Blackwell LLP
Danette Wilson
Interim President and CEO
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
Julie Wilson
Executive Vice President and Chief People Officer
Cerner Corporation

Public Officials


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

Ron Shaffer
Mayor
City of Prairie Village, Kansas