Board of Directors

Brian Roberts | Lockton Companies | Co-Chair

BrianRoberts  EVP, Chief Operating Officer - Midwest Series
  Lockton Companies
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Ray Kowalik | Burns & McDonnell | Co-Chair

KowalikChairman & CEO
Burns & McDonnell
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Ora Reynolds | Hunt Midwest | Incoming Co-Chair

BW_o-reynolds-portrait-1-2020-1-736x1030President and CEO
Hunt Midwest
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Lisa Ginter | CommunityAmerica Credit Union | Immediate Past Co-Chair

CommunityAmerica Credit Union
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David Hall | Hallmark Cards, Inc. | Past Co-Chair

Hall_Dave_Executive Vice Chairman
Hallmark Cards, Inc.
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Libby Abbruzzese | Actalent, Aerotek & Aston Carter

AbbruzzeseDirector of Business Operations
Actalent, Aerotek & Aston Carter
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Dr. Roger Best | University of Central Missouri

University of Central Missouri
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Jeff Blaesing | JE Dunn Construction


Kansas City Office Leader
JE Dunn Construction
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Rosana Privitera Biondo | Mark One Electric Company, Inc.

Mark One Electric Company, Inc.
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Rob Bratcher| Commerce Bank

Bratcher Bio PhotoPresident
Commerce Bank
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Joe Caldwell | Bartlett & West, Inc. | Representing KC SmartPort - Ex-Officio

Bartlett & West, Inc.
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David Campbell | Evergy

DavidCampbellPresident and Chief Executive Officer
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Greg Canuteson | City of Liberty, MO

City of Liberty, MO
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Jeff Carson | Enterprise Bank & Trust

CarsonPresident, Kansas City Region
Enterprise Bank & Trust
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Karrie Clinkinbeard | Armstrong Teasdale LLP

Armstrong Teasdale LLP
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Kipp Cooper | Kansas City Regional Association of REALTORS

KippBWChief Executive Officer
Kansas City Regional Association of REALTORS
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Keith Copaken | Copaken Brooks

Keith Copaken HeadshotPrincipal
Copaken Brooks
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Tim Cowden | Kansas City Area Development Council

Tim_BW_0181-minPresident and CEO
Kansas City Area Development Council
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Chris DeVolder | HOK

DeVolder_ChrisSenior Principal
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Billy Douglass | HCA Midwest Health

William DSenior Vice President of Business Development
HCA Midwest Health
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Rachel Dwiggins | FORVIS

R DwigginsManaging Partner
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Ed Elder | Colliers International - Kansas City

Colliers International - Kansas City
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Bill Ferguson | Central Bank of the Midwest

Bill Ferguson PicPresident & CEO
Central Bank of the Midwest
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David Frantze | Stinson LLP

Stinson LLP
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Mary Frontczak | Compass Minerals

MaryFrontczakChief Legal and Administrative Officer and Corporate Secretary
Compass Minerals
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Brett Gordon | McCownGordon Construction

McCownGordon Construction
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Dr. Marc Hahn | Kansas City University

Marc HahnPresident and Chief Executive Officer
Kansas City University  
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Karen Hogan | Turner Construction Company

Karen-BWVice President & General Manager
Turner Construction Company
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Jenny Housley | Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City

housley_jennySVP, Chief Revenue Officer
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
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Sam Huenergardt | AdventHealth Mid-America Region

SHuenergardt_BlackWhiteRegional CEO
AdventHealth-Shawnee Mission
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Larry Jacob | Kauffman Foundation

Vice President of Public Affairs
Kauffman Foundation
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Gibson Kerr | Cushman & Wakefield

GKerr_BlackWhiteManaging Principal
Cushman & Wakefield
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Pat Klein | Kansas City Aviation Department | Representing Kansas City, MO

PKleinDirector of Aviation
Kansas City Aviation Department
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Kevin Kramer | BOK Financial

KKramerMarket CEO
BOK Financial
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Brett Lewis | Grant Thornton LLP

image002Office Managing Partner
Grant Thornton LLP
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Matt Linski | Bank of America, N.A.

LINSKI_Matt_03.2_8_background_reduced-(003)Market President
Bank of America, N.A.
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Dr. Richard Linton | Kansas State University

President Linton BWPresident
Kansas State University
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Shawn Long | The University of Kansas Health System


Vice President Philanthropy, Corporate and Community Outreach
The University of Kansas Health System
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Quinton Lucas | City of Kansas City, Missouri | Representing the Economic Development Corporation

City of Kansas City, Missouri
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David Meyer | Ash Grove Cement Company

DMeyer_BlackWhiteChief Financial Officer
Ash Grove Cement Company
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Steve Mills | Spire, Inc.

Steve-MillsVice President and General Manager - Missouri West
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Tiffany Scalzitti Monroe | H&R Block

TiffanyScalzittiMonroeChief People & Culture Officer
H&R Block
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Dean Newton | Delta Dental of Kansas

DeanNewtonPresident and CEO
Delta Dental of Kansas and Surency Life & Health
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Maria O'Dell | Group O'Dell Real Estate Group

Group O'Dell Real Estate Group
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Stephen Penn | KPMG LLP

SPenn_BlackWhiteManaging Partner
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Tim Petty | U.S. Bank

PettyMarket President for KC Region
U.S. Bank
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Sheri Ratliff | T-Mobile | Representing TeamKC - Ex-Officio

sheri-BWDirector, Talent Acquisition
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Larson Richardson | Republic Services

LRichardson_BlackWhitePresident, Heartland Region
Republic Services
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Reid Schultz | R/S Electric Corp.

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

MattSheetsRegional Leader - Kansas City & Dallas
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Shane Smeed | Park University

Park University
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Rich Smith | Henderson Engineers

Rich SmithPresident Emeritus | Principal | Board of Directors
Henderson Engineers
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Rob Steele, M.D. | Children's Mercy - Kansas City

RSteele_BlackWhiteEVP & Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer
Children's Mercy - Kansas City
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Nathan Tesmer | J.P. Morgan Chase

Tesmer.Nathan WEBRegion Head - Central States
J.P. Morgan Chase
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Heidi Thummel | GBA

HThummelDirector of Business Development
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Kristin Tyson | CrossFirst Bank

Tyson_Kristin_BWPresident, Kansas City
CrossFirst Bank
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Dr. Elizabeth MacLeod Walls | William Jewell College

William Jewell College
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Kevin Wallace | HNTB Companies

KWallace_BlackWhiteVice President/Kansas City Practice Leader
HNTB Corporation
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Carolyn Watley | CBIZ Benefits & Insurance Services, Inc. | Representing the Greater KC Chamber - Non-voting Member

Carolyn WatleyVice President of Community Engagement
CBIZ Benefits & Insurance Services, Inc.
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Brian Weaver | Torch.AI

BrianWeaverFounder, CEO & Chairman
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Rob Welker | Hoefer Welker

Rob Welker - KCADC ColorPresident and Partner
Hoefer Welker
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Richard Wetzel | Centric

Wetzel new USEChief Executive Officer
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Patrick Whalen | Spencer Fane LLP

Pat WhalenChairman
Spencer Fane LLP
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Frank White, Jr. | Representing Jackson County, Missouri

FrankWhiteCounty Executive
Jackson County, Missouri
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Bridgette Williams | Heavy Constructors Association of Greater Kansas City

Bridgette Photo 2018Executive Director
Heavy Constructors Association of Greater Kansas City
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Cale Wilson | Terracon

Wilson, Cale 3Vice President
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Beccy Yocham | Representing Lenexa, KS

BYochamCity Manager
City of Lenexa, KS
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