Board of Directors

Ray Kowalik | Burns & McDonnell | Co-Chair

RayKowalikChairman & CEO
Burns & McDonnell

Ora Reynolds | Hunt Midwest | Co-Chair

OraReynoldsPresident and CEO
Hunt Midwest

Brian Roberts | Lockton Companies | Immediate Past Co-Chair

BrianRoberts  EVP, Chief Operating Officer - Midwest Series
  Lockton Companies
 

Lisa Ginter | CommunityAmerica Credit Union | Past Co-Chair

Libby Abbruzzese | Actalent, Aerotek & Aston Carter

LibbyAbbruzzeseDirector of Business Operations
Actalent, Aerotek & Aston Carter

Dr. Roger Best | University of Central Missouri

Jeff Blaesing | JE Dunn Construction

JeffBlaseing

Kansas City Office Leader
JE Dunn Construction

Rosana Privitera Biondo | Mark One Electric Company, Inc.

Rob Bratcher| Commerce Bank

RobBratcherPresident
Commerce Bank

Joe Caldwell | Bartlett & West, Inc. | Representing KC SmartPort - Ex-Officio

David Campbell | Evergy

DavidCampbellPresident and Chief Executive Officer
Evergy

Greg Canuteson | City of Liberty, MO

City of Liberty, MO

Karrie Clinkinbeard | Armstrong Teasdale LLP

Joni Cobb | Creative Planning

JoniCobbDirector of Practice Development
Creative Planning

Kipp Cooper | Kansas City Regional Association of REALTORS

Keith Copaken | Copaken Brooks

KeithCopakenPrincipal
Copaken Brooks

Tim Cowden | Kansas City Area Development Council

Billy Douglass | HCA Midwest Health

BillyDouglassSenior Vice President of Business Development
HCA Midwest Health

Ed Elder | Colliers International - Kansas City

Jay Felton | Lathrop GPM LLP

JayFeltonPartner
Lathrop GPM LLP

David Frantze | Stinson LLP

DavidFrantzePartner
Stinson LLP

Mary Frontczak | Compass Minerals

MaryFrontczakChief Legal and Administrative Officer and Corporate Secretary
Compass Minerals

Robin Broder Gibson | Henderson Engineers | Henderson Building Solutions

RobinBorderChair of the Board | Chief Marketing Officer | Principal
Henderson Engineers | Henderson Building Solutions

Cemal Gungor | Representing the City of Grandview, MO

CemalCity Administrator
City of Grandview, MO

Dr. Marc Hahn | Kansas City University

MarcHahnPresident and Chief Executive Officer
Kansas City University  

David Hall | Hallmark Cards, Inc.

DavidHallExecutive Vice Chairman
Hallmark Cards, Inc.

Karen Hogan | Turner Construction Company

KarenHoganVice President & General Manager
Turner Construction Company

Jenny Housley | Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City

JennyHousleySVP, Chief Revenue Officer
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City

Molly Howey | Representing the Greater Topeka Partnership/GO Topeka

MollyHoweyPresident of Economic Development
Greater Topeka Partnership/GO Topeka

Sam Huenergardt | AdventHealth Mid-America Region

SamHuenergardtRegional CEO
AdventHealth-Shawnee Mission

Larry Jacob | Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation

LarryJacobVice President of Public Affairs
Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation

Sheri Johnson | McCownGordon Construction Company

SheriJohnsonSenior Vice President, Marketing
McCownGordon Construction Company

Michelle Kay | Enterprise Holdings

MichelleKayVice President | General Manager
Enterprise Holdings

Pat Klein | Kansas City Aviation Department | Representing Kansas City, MO

PatKleinDirector of Aviation
Kansas City Aviation Department

Kevin Kramer | BOK Financial

KevinKramerMarket CEO
BOK Financial

Mark Larrabee | Arvest Bank

MarkLarrabeePresident & CEO
Arvest Bank

Tracey Lewis | Economic Development Corporation of Kansas City, Missouri

Matt Linski | Bank of America, N.A.

MattLinskiMarket President
Bank of America, N.A.

Dr. Richard Linton | Kansas State University

Shawn Long | The University of Kansas Health System

ShawnLong

Vice President Philanthropy and Corporate Outreach
The University of Kansas Health System

Korb Maxwell | Polsinelli PC

KorbMaxwellCapital Solutions Chair
Polsinelli PC
 

David Meyer | Ash Grove Cement Company

DavidMeyerChief Financial Officer
Ash Grove Cement Company

Matt Michaelis | Emprise Bank

MattMichaelisChairman/CEO
Emprise Bank

Steve Mills | Spire, Inc.

SteveMillsVice President and General Manager - Missouri West
Spire, Inc.

Tiffany Scalzitti Monroe | H&R Block

TiffanyScalzittiMonroeChief People & Culture Officer
H&R Block

Richard Muller | VanTrust Real Estate, LLC

RichMullerExecutive Vice President, Kansas City
VanTrust Real Estate, LLC

Dean Newton | Delta Dental of Kansas and Surency Life & Health

Maria O'Dell | Group O'Dell Real Estate Group

Roshann Parris | Parris Communications, Inc. | Representing the Greater KC Chamber - Ex-Officio

RoshannParrisFounder and CEO
Parris Communications, Inc.

Stephen Penn | KPMG LLP

StephenPennManaging Partner
KPMG LLP

Tim Petty | U.S. Bank

TimPettyMarket President for KC Region
U.S. Bank

Larson Richardson | Republic Services

LarsonRichardsonPresident, Heartland Region
Republic Services


Brandi Riggs | McCownGordon Construction | Representing TeamKC - Ex-Officio

BrandiRiggsVice President, Human Resources
McCownGordon Construction

Clinton Robinson | Black & Veatch

ClintAssociate Vice President, Director of State & Local Government Affairs
Black & Veatch

Chad Rock | BMO Commercial Bank

ChadRockKansas City Market Executive | Managing Director
BMO Commercial Bank

Martin Rucker | Martin T. Rucker Development, LLC

MartinRuckerPresident and CEO
Martin T. Rucker Development, LLC

John Russ | UMB Bank, n.a.

JohnRussPresident, KC Commercial
UMB Bank, n.a.

Reid Schultz | R/S Electric Corp.

ReidSchultzPresident | Kansas City Market Leader
R/S Electric Corp.

Matt Sheets | FNBO

MattSheetsRegional Leader - Kansas City & Dallas
FNBO

Shane Smeed | Park University

ShaneSmeedPresident
Park University

Rob Steele, M.D. | Children's Mercy - Kansas City

DrRobSteeleEVP & Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer
Children's Mercy - Kansas City

Heidi Thummel | GBA

HeidiThummelDirector of Business Development
GBA

Kristin Tyson | CrossFirst Bank

KristinTysonPresident, Kansas City
CrossFirst Bank

Kevin Wallace | HNTB Corporation

KevinWallaceVice President/Kansas City Practice Leader
HNTB Corporation

Rob Welker | Hoefer Welker

RobWelkerPresident and Partner
Hoefer Welker

Patrick Whalen | Spencer Fane LLP

PatrickWhalenChairman
Spencer Fane LLP

Bridgette Williams | Heavy Constructors Association of Greater Kansas City

Beccy Yocham | Representing Lenexa, KS

BeccyYochamCity Manager
City of Lenexa, KS

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