Kansas State Affairs Committee

Get connected with your legislators at a Kansas State Affairs Committee meeting. The committee develops a public policy plan of action and then works with elected officials in Topeka to advocate for members’ business issues. For more information, email friend@kcchamber.com or call (816) 374-5432.
Kristie Orme
McDowell Rice Smith & Buchanan PC
President
Kristie Orme practices with McDowell Rice’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution and Banking and FInancial Services Groups. She is an experienced litigator, focusing on complex commercial litigation and representation of banking and financial service providers.  Ms. Orme has extensive litigation experience in the state courts of Missouri, Kansas, and Iowa, in federal courts across the nation, including the Bankruptcy Courts of both Missouri and Kansas, and before arbitration panels. She also has appellate experience in both state and federal courts.  She makes it a priority to work with clients to develop early litigation strategies which are designed to maximize results while minimizing costs.
Molly Haase
AdventHealth
Thomas Macon
Grantham University
Owner
Heidi Feiden
Grantham University
Katheryn Shields
City of Kansas City, Missouri
4th District At-Large, Councilmember
Matthew Simmons
Unite Private Networks
Regional Director
Randy Riggs
The Civic Council of Greater Kansas City
Associate Director
Kimberly Randolph
City of Kansas City, Missouri
Councilman Wagner's Assistant
Katrina Foster
City of Kansas City, Missouri
Asst. to Councilman Taylor
Jolie Justus
City of Kansas City, Missouri
City Councilwoman, 4th District
Kevin McManus
City of Kansas City, Missouri
City Council Member
Alec Kelley
City of Kansas City, Missouri
Assistant to Jolie Justus
Carin Sampson
Grantham University
Talent Development Manager
Chase Cookson
Grantham University
Business Faculty
Ryan Kane
Grantham University
Communications Specialist
David Dickey
Foley Equipment
Chief Marketing Officer
Brandon McAuley
Grantham University
Candice Haines
Grantham University
Corporate & Community Outreach
Nicole Kopit
Grantham University
Associate Provost
Priscilla McInnes
Youth Entrepreneurs
Director of Stakeholder Relations
Paul Snider
Kansas City Area Transportation Authority
Government Affairs
Michelle Holden
Grantham University
Coordinator Military Programs
Cindy Baker
Kansas City Area Transportation Authority
Director of Marketing
Susan Walker
Grantham University
Andrew Syrios
Stewardship Properties
Partner
Pat Contreras
McCownGordon Construction, LLC
Project Development | Government Affairs
Teresa Loar
City of Kansas City, Missouri
Councilwoman, 2nd District-at-large
Kristen Wood
Goodwill of Western Missouri & Eastern Kansas
Business Services Manager
Lisa Smith
Grantham University
Program & Event Planner
Jermaine Reed
City of Kansas City, Missouri
Councilman, 3rd District
Scott Taylor
City of Kansas City, Missouri
Councilman, 6th District-at-large
Karen Martley
Johnson County Community College
Vice President, Cont Ed & Org Dev
Quinton Lucas
City of Kansas City, Missouri
Councilman, 3rd District-at-large
Anthony Houchin
Grantham University
Business Faculty
Chi Lo
Grantham University
Lisa Minardi
City of Kansas City, Missouri
Asst. to Councilwoman Teresa Loar
Frances Klipper
Grantham University
Scott Wagner
City of Kansas City, Missouri
City Councilman, 1st District-at-large
Keema McCoy
City of Kansas City, Missouri
Aide to Councilman Lee Barnes, Jr. 5th District At-Large
Joyce Vidovich
City of Kansas City, Missouri
Office Manager
Eric Hughlett
Grantham University
Business Foundations Faculty
Torree Pederson
Aligned
President
Erin Brower
Aligned
Vice President
Jeromey Bell
Grantham University
Career Services Manager
Jim Erickson
Kansas City Area Development Council
Vice President - Business Development
Lauren Solidum
Goodwill of Western Missouri & Eastern Kansas
VP, Mission Advancement
Jill McCarthy
Kansas City Area Development Council
Senior Executive | Corporate Attraction
Mallory Laur
AdventHealth
Marketing & Community Engagement
Pattie Mansur
REACH Healthcare Foundation
Director of Communications & Health Policy
Jason Klindt
KCP&L
Government Affairs Manager
Justin Riechers
Grantham University
Business Development Specialist
Laura Ritterbush
Goodwill of Western Missouri & Eastern Kansas
Vice President of Mission Operations
Liz Istas
Grantham University
Communications Manager
Tabitha Davis
Grantham University
Business Development Specialist
Dennis Ridenour
BioNexus KC
President
Sarah Powell
Grantham University
Michelle Keller
Swope Health Services
VP Community Engagement, Development and Outreach
As a member of the Swope Health Services' Senior Leadership Team, Michelle oversees the development and implementation of numerous programs designed to enhance the patient experience at Swope Health Services. She has responsibility for several key functions including:
  • Community Engagement and Outreach
  • Marketing (to include brand strategy)
  • Employee Communications
  • Fund Development
  • Patient Satisfaction
  • Legislative Affairs and Government Relations

Prior to joining Swope Health Services, Michelle held strategic communication positions at The University of Kansas Hospital, the Kauffman Foundation, Hallmark Cards, Inc., AT&T and USAA.
Sarah Shipley
Shipley Communications, LLC
CEO
Sarah is an award-winning consultant with a love for all things civic. In 2008, she left K Street for KC & has not looked back. She has a flair for community engagement & her creative vision has helped create understanding on even the most controversial projects. Sarah embraces entrepreneurism. She completed the Kauffman FastTrac™ Growth Venture Program & the MoDot Advanced Contractor Training. She has earned degrees from Bradley University (BS), the University of Oklahoma (MA), & an MBA from Washington University in St. Louis. She was named a Top Connector in KC by the Kauffman Foundation & Chairwoman of the Kansas City Startup Foundation. She creates value for her clients by designing campaigns that focus on the success both the client & end user. Her high-functioning, nimble teams create meaningful & measurable communications that stick.
Jim Echols
Renaissance Management & Training Solutions, LLP
Founder/Owner
Jenny Hopelain
Siemens Industries, Inc.
Senior Account Executive
Cynthia Jackson
City of Kansas City, Missouri
Asst. to Councilwoman Alissa Canady
Kevin Bentley
Goodwill of Western Missouri & Eastern Kansas
Interim President/ CEO
Greg Chastain
International Associations of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail & Transportation
Business Manager
David Eby
Grantham University
Chief Marketing Officer
Marcus Gilmore
Enerfab
Business Development Manager
Merrill Atwater
People to People International
CEO
Bridget Locke
Park University
Manager of Strategic Communications
Cindy Green
Johnson County Government
Chief of Staff
Mindy Brissey
Powerful Performance Solutions, LLC
John Jenks
Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce
Policy Intern
Goodwill of Western Missouri & Eastern Kansas
Policy Advocacy Intern
Marilyn Nielsen
The University of Kansas Medical Center
Executive Assistant to Dr. Roy Jensen
Blair Benedict
Congressional Offices
Adam Timmerman
Congressional Offices
Field Representative
Callie Hopson
Heavy Constructors Association of Greater Kansas City
Exec. Secretary / Receptionist
Mark Thompson
Country Club Bank
Chairman, Country Club Trust Company/Vice Chairman, Country Club Bank
Stephanie Meyer
DLR Group
Education Funding Specialist
Lee Barnes
City of Kansas City, Missouri
City Councilman, 5th District at large
Dan Fowler
City of Kansas City, Missouri
City Councilman, 2nd District
Carole Hollman
Dimensional Innovations
Account Manager
Marc Hill
The Civic Council of Greater Kansas City
President
Geoff Jolley
Jolley Strategies, LLC
President
Evan Simpson
Unite Private Networks
Account Director
Edward Lada, Jr.
Goodwill of Western Missouri & Eastern Kansas
Eddie Ramirez
Hazmat Inc.
Client Manager
Jonathan Smith
Siemens Industries, Inc.
Business Development Manager
Vanessa Burns
Office Essentials
Business Development Manager
Lolita Martin
City of Kansas City, Missouri
Customer Service Representative
Amy Justis
City of Kansas City, Missouri
Asst. to Councilman Dan Fowler
Carlota Halpern
City of Kansas City, Missouri
Asst. to Councilman Quinton Lucas
Shontrice Patillo
City of Kansas City, Missouri
Asst. to Councilman Jermaine Reed
Le'Shyeka Rolano
City of Kansas City, Missouri
Asst. to Councilwoman Katheryn Shields
Susan Cantrell
Visit KC
Vice President Partnerships & Events
Meredith Stoll
The American Institute of Architects, Kansas City
Maile Macdonald
PURE Workplace Solutions
Dealer Sales Rep
Edgar Palacios
Latinx Education Collaborative
Founder & CEO
Annali Cleek
Park University
University Relations Coordinator
Luke Bell
Kansas City Regional Association of Realtors
Senior Vice President ? Government Affairs
Katie Sawyer
Congressman Roger Marshall
Scott Crist
First Business Bank
Vice President Treasury Management
Zac Sweets
Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce
Christopher Harrell
Verizon
Network Real Estate Permitting Consultant
Kristen Veverka
Foley Equipment
Internal Communications & PR Marketing Manager
Leah Freeman
LaunchCode
Director of Public Relations
Glory Olson
REACH Healthcare Foundation
Executive Assistant and Board Liaison
Tony Rupp
Foulston Siefkin
Partner
Marla Jackson
Goodwill of Western Missouri & Eastern Kansas
Chief of Staff
Angela Brincefield
The Civic Council of Greater Kansas City
Executive Assistant
Trina Duncan
Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
Diversity & Inclusion Specialist, Community Affairs
Mark Pfefer
Cleveland University - Kansas City
Director of Research
Chris Major
Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts
Manager of Corporate Giving
Art Diaz
Enterprise Holdings
Mark Josey
Social Apex Media
Chief Executive Officer
Joni Hiatt
FosterAdopt Connect - Lenexa
Program Director
Valerie Reese
Johnson County Community College
Administrative Assistant
Michael Cartwright
Cleveland University - Kansas City
Community Outreach
Henning Schneider
Bayer
Erin Brower
Hallmark Cards, Inc.
State and Local Affairs Director
Brooke Yoder
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU)
Chief of Staff and Director of Government Relations
Tim O'Kane
Energy Solutions Professionals, LLC
Director of Marketing
Anne St. Peter
Global Prairie
Founder
Robert Regnier
Bank of Blue Valley
President
Jeremy Stohs
H&R Block, Inc.
Deputy Director, Government Relations
Audrey Hill
Saint Luke's Health System
Director of Government & Community Relations
Steven Robino
Aetna
Director of Regulatory Compliance
Gerard Grimaldi
Truman Medical Centers
Director, Governmental Relations
Mark Jorgenson
U.S. Bank
Head of Community Banking
Michael Hess
HNTB Companies
Vice President
Dean Rodenbough
Hallmark Cards, Inc.
Haley Haar
AlphaGraphics Kansas City
Owner
Scott Jones
KCP&L
Melissa Ness
AdventHealth
Phillip Byrne
Children's Mercy
Director, Office of Faculty Affairs and Development
Jerry Lonergan
The Civic Council of Greater Kansas City
Associate Director
Janet Kenny
Citizens Bank & Trust
Senior VP Wealth Management
Steven Kidwell
Centurions Alumni (NM)
Director, Public Affairs
Tracy Lind
Commerce Bank
Commercial Loan Manager
Frank White
Kansas City Area Transportation Authority
Director of Business Outreach
Annabeth Surbaugh
Kansas City Chamber (Committee NM only)
Thomas Hamill
Martin Pringle
of Counsel
Jan Lamb
Children's Mercy
Paul Weida
Black & Veatch Corporation
Vice President of Governmental Affairs
Patrick Fucik
Sprint
Director Central Region, State Government Affairs
Brian Barton
MC Power Companies, Inc.
Gov't Affairs
John Teasdale
Centurions Alumni (NM)
Jacqueline Clark
Ash Grove Cement Company
Director of Government Relations and Public Affairs
Sandra Braden
Gaches, Braden, and Associates
Principal
David Belpedio
MarksNelson LLC
Partner, Specialty Services

 

David Belpedio leads MarksNelson’s State & Local Tax group. He specializes in providing State and local tax consulting and compliance services to mid-market companies throughout the United States. David’s group’s goal is to ensure that his clients are paying only their fair share of State & Local Taxes.

David has been with MarksNelson since 2004.He has been a partner with MarksNelson since 2005 and leads the State and Local Tax Group. Before MarksNelson, he worked in the State and Local Tax Department at KPMG and Arthur Anderson.

 

Timothy Sotos
Clinical Reference Laboratory, Inc.
CEO
Mary Birch
Lathrop Gage
Government Relations Coordinator
Diane Forgy
Overland Chauffeured Services
President
Tim Cowden
Kansas City Area Development Council
President & CEO
Logan Bobb
University of Missouri-Kansas City
Peter Levi
Polsinelli
Shareholder
Leo Nunnink
UMB Financial Corporation
Community Bank President
Tim Van Zandt
Saint Luke's Health System
Vice President, Government and Community Relations
Sharon Newman
BioNexus KC
Executive Assistant and Office Manager
Genny Nicholas
Children's Mercy
Vice President, Government Relations
Adam Abrams
AREA Real Estate Advisors
Vice President
Richard Bond
Complimentary Copy 1--Chamber
Consultant
Joell Dickerson
Mazuma Credit Union-Troost
Business & Community Dev. Officer
Pam Sharitz-Tesch
MRIGlobal
External Communication Manager
Jeff Carson
Kansas City Regional Association of Realtors
Sean Alpert
Sprint
General Manager
Eric Mikkelson
Stinson LLP
Partner
Brenda Sharpe
REACH Healthcare Foundation
President & CEO

Brenda Sharpe is President and CEO of the REACH Healthcare Foundation, a $135 million health philanthropy established to create access to quality healthcare for the poor and underserved.   Brenda is a member of the Board of Directors of Grantmakers in Health, a national organization dedicated to helping foundations improve the health of all people.   She joined the Board of Directors of the Greater Kansas City Chamber in 2017, where she has been an active member of the Public Policy Council and Healthy KC Commission for several years. Brenda serves as co-chair of Forward OP, the city visioning process for Overland Park, Kansas.

Catherine Nugent
Kansas City Public Schools
Assistant
Kay Wolf
HarenLaughlin Construction Company
Stephen Wells
Hg Consult, Inc
Vice President
Deron Huck
Jacobs
Manager of Projects
John Logan
Complimentary Copy--Chamber
Dallas Polen
Children's Mercy
Chief of Public Policy Strategy
Vernon Bennett
Arrowhead Containers, Inc.
General Manager
Pam Ronfeldt
Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce
George Stafford
Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce
Kansas Lobbyist
Michael Bigley
Alert 360 - Kansas City
General Manager
I'm the General Manager for Alert 360 and have worked for the company since 2004.  I entered the military right after high school and during boot camp the unfortunate event of 9/11 happened.  After boot camp I went overseas and proudly served my country for 8 years.  I'm a proud Vetran of the United States Army and a proud member of Alert 360 helping secure Kansas City one location at a time. 
Karen Gridley
The Whole Person, Inc.
Public Policy Specialist
Kent Ummel
Centurions Alumni (NM)
Christine Murray
Fenaroli & Associates
Senior Vice President
Shonda Atwater
Metropolitan Community College-Business & Technology Campus
Apprenticeship Outreach Director
Phillip Scaglia
Complimentary Copy 1--Chamber
President
Brian Stewart
ARC Physical Therapy+
Partner/CMO
David Waters
Lathrop Gage
Russell Welsh
Polsinelli
Chairman & CEO
Terri Bogina
K-State Olathe
Administrative Assistant to CEO
Justin Johl
Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P.
Office Managing Partner
Katie Atchison
SERC Physical & Hand Therapy
Clinic Director/Partner
Jayne Siemens
Venice Communications, Inc.
President
Marshaun Butler
Children's Mercy
VP Children's Mercy South & Regional Medical Practices
Steven Klika
Johnson County Government
Commissioner (3rd District)
Debbie Kirchhoff
Kansas State University
Executive Director of Strategic Initiatives
Matthew Oleksy
SERC Physical & Hand Therapy
Facility Director/Partner
Jennifer Jordan
The University of Kansas School of Business
Director of Business Career Services
Scott Ferber
IBM Corporation
Senior Location Executive
Kevin Wallace
HNTB Companies
Vice President, Kansas City Assistant Office Leader
Derek Ramsay
Kansas City Regional Association of Realtors
Vice President Governmental Affairs
Consuelo Cruz
City of Kansas City, Missouri
Arts Marketing Coordinator, Office of Culture and Creative Services
The Office of Culture and Creative Services (OCCS) was established in 2015 to lead cultural development efforts for the City of Kansas City, Missouri. The Office advances and invests in arts, culture and creativity to strengthen the City's creative economy, promote community development, and ensure cultural vitality for its citizens and visitors. 
KCMO.GOV/CULTURALARTS
Stephanie Seger
Children's Mercy
Manager of Government Relations
Anthony Coble
CBIZ/MHM
Shareholder
Cheryl Chamorro
CIGNA HealthCare of Kansas/Missouri
Compliance Officer
Tanner Banion
U.S. General Services Administration (GSA)
Special Assistant
Laura McGinnis
U.S. General Services Administration (GSA)
Project Manager
Julie Lorenz
Burns & McDonnell
Jody Denson
Mid-America Regional Council (MARC)
Policy Analyst
Jason Wiens
Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation
Policy Director
Rachel Merlo
Google Fiber
Government & Community Affairs Manager
Stephanie Hemberger
HNTB Companies
Project Manager
Mary Pyle
Kansas State University
Office of International Programs
Chris Gutierrez
Kansas City Area Development Council
President - KC SmartPort
Aaron Otto
Johnson County Government
Assistant to the County Manager
Dennis McCulloch
The University of Kansas Medical Center
Director, Public & Government Relations
Maria Jenks
KCP&L
Vice President - Supply Chain
Gina Bowman
Kansas City Chamber (Committee NM only)
Vice President, Government Relations
Johanna Zatar
Alliance Workforce, Inc.
CEO
Michael Copeland
City of Olathe, Kansas
Mayor
Brad Evans
Visiting Nurse Association
President and CEO
Michael Steiner
Saint Luke's Health System
Director, Government and Community Relations
Elizabeth Danforth
KCP&L
Director of Public Affairs
Danielle Gibbons
Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP
Marketing Manager
Joshua Eckrich
Aon Missouri
John Brungardt
Husch Blackwell LLP
Partner
Kimber Myers Givner
Phoenix Family
Executive Director
Jack Cornelison
Phoenix Family
Director of Programs & Facilities
Steve Rose
MetroMedia, Inc.
CEO
Robert McCormack
The University of Kansas Medical Center
Government Relations Director
Amy Schumaker Shelton
American Century Investments
Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer
Traci Garcia Castells
Mid-America Regional Council (MARC)
Program Assistant
Barbara Langner
The University of Kansas Medical Center
Assistant Vice Chancellor for Health Policy
Will Pryor
Hallmark Cards, Inc.
Director of Corporate Accounting & Reporting
Steven Bauer
Griffith Payments + Harbortouch
Business Development
Jarad Falk
Spectrum
Director of Government Relations
Fred Logan
Logan Logan & Watson, L.C., Attorneys
Partner
Joan Cabell
CGSC Foundation, Inc.
Director of Development
Doug Rogers
Cerner Corporation
Strategist for State Government Affairs
Bruce Kusmin
Mariner Holdings
Co-Founder
Joanna Madigan Sebelien
Harvesters
Chief Resource Officer
Carolyn Watley
CBIZ/MHM
Vice President of Community Engagement
Ingrid Setzler
Kansas City Board of Public Utilities
Director Environmental Services
Cathy Bennett
Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce
Senior Vice President, Public Policy
Melanie Mattes
Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce
Senior Vice President, Marketing
Alex Wendel
Global Prairie
Senior Strategist
Kendall Seal
Women's Foundation
Vice President of Research and Policy & General Counsel
Ari Bottorff
Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce
Kristi Smith Wyatt
Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce
Senior Vice President, Gvt. Relations & Policy Development
David Warm
Kansas City Chamber (Committee NM only)
Executive Director
Marlene Nagel
Mid-America Regional Council (MARC)
Director of Community Development
Joe Hudson
Carpenters Regional Council
Robert Riesmeyer
Travel Unrivaled
Founder
Robert Riesmeyer founded Travel Unrivaled to help his clients experience the world with custom curated, hand selected travel experiences from across the globe.  Robert started traveling at an early age, taking time away from the family farm to go on road trips with his parents.  He received his first taste of international travel while attending college and the love of travel was set.  After spending 25 years designing employee benefit plans for companies, he decided to change course and follow his passion and opened Travel Unrivaled.  After successfully establishing the travel agency, he along with his best friend developed Traveling Aware, a company focused on teaching people how to travel safely and securely, utilizing material developed by the military and other organizations.
Misty Arnold
Chase
Executive Adminstrative Assistant
Michael Boehm
Commerce Bank
Senior Vice President
Michael has been with Commerce Bank since 1985.  He works in the Business Banking Group at the Lenexa, KS branch.  In addition to his duties with Commerce, Michael also is the mayor of Lenexa Kansas, a position he's held since 2003.
Clinton Robinson
Black & Veatch Corporation
Associate Vice President, Government, Community Affairs
Mike Ross
Kiewit Power Engineers Co.
President
Lyle Pishny
Lathrop Gage
Partner
Terrence Dunn
DD Ranch Leawood
Brad Oddo
BASYS Processing Inc.
Chief Executive Officer
Jeremy Hegle
Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
Sneior Community Affairs Advisor
Troy Marquis
Copaken Brooks
Chief Executive Officer
Erin Weir
MRIGlobal
Government Relations
Ronald Williamson
H.W. Lochner, Inc.
Business Development
Ric Brown
TREKK Design Group, LLC
Professional Engineer
Christopher Carroll
AT&T, Inc.
Director, External Affairs
John Russ
UMB Bank
Community Bank President
Ryan Ulrich
ARJ Infusion Services
VP, Sales & Business Development
Lindsey Douglas
Union Pacific Railroad
Director of Public Affairs - KS & MO
Richard Martin
JE Dunn Construction Company
Director of Government Affairs
Christy Cartwright
Show-Me Presentation Resources
Sales manager
Mike Sharpe
The Greater Kansas City Sports Commission & Foundation
Director of Business Development
Nior Gonzales
The University of Kansas Edwards Campus
Engineering Industry Recruiter
Charles Vogt
Centurions Alumni (NM)
Michael Hubert
HCA Midwest Health
Vice-President, Physician and Provider Relations
Jim Nikolai
U.S. Bank
Bob Jacobi
Labor-Management Council of Greater Kansas City
Executive Director
Bennie Lewis
Bennie L. Lewis & Associates, LLC
Owner
Amy Kuhnlein
Swope Health Services
Development Manager & Community Affairs
Coni Fries
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
Deputy General Counsel for Legal, Government Relations and Legislative Affairs
Carol Grimaldi
Cornerstones of Care
Manager, Community Engagement & Advocacy
Kent Eckles
Kansas Petroleum Council
Executive Director
Mike Taylor
Kansas City Chamber (Committee NM only)
Public Relations Director
Mike Slagle
Blue Valley School District
Pam Whiting
Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce
Vice President, Communications
Michael Lally
Olsson Associates
Vice President
Robbin Reynolds
Sound Products, Inc.
President
Jeffrey Davis
BNSF Railway Co.
Executive Director State Government Affairs
Chad Moore
Children's Mercy
Director of Government Relations
Doug Spear
AdventHealth
Administrative Director of Marketing and Strategic Development
Steve Hill
The Kansas City Star
Account Executive
Katie Castro
Nonprofit Connect
Director of Membership
Matthew Watkins
Reece Commercial Real Estate
Senior Brokerage Associate

Matt's is a Commercial Real Estate Professional with Reece Commercial.  Matt's experience in Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kansas allows for his clients to benefit from the leading edge of commercial real estate to help in buying, selling and leasing.  Over the years, he has helped consult with Local Municipalities on Acquisition & Relocation projects tied to new development.

The energy and experience he brings to each deal is represented in his attention to detail which comes with helping find the best possible solutions for his clients.  His experience in multiple segments of Commercial Real Estate from Self Storage to Office and Retail allows for his clients to benefit from that activity and involvement.

Marvin Carolina
Better Business Bureau of Greater Kansas City
President/CEO
Scott Long
McDowell Rice Smith & Buchanan PC
Shareholder
Grant Montgomery
Greater Kansas City Chapter of the Association of the US Army
Secretary
Alicia Hooks
Entrepreneurship, Workforce, & Career Center of KCKCC
Executive Director
Dr. Hooks' governmental experience includes having served as the Senior Constituent Services Aide to Congressman Dennis Moore and Legislative Aide to State Senator David Haley supporting her knowledge base for helping contractors obtain state and federal contracts. Her Ph.D. and Board Certification is in Neuropsychology. Additionally she is completing a doctoral degree in Business Administration with an emphasis on nascent entrepreneurialism and growth strategies. 
Michael Levine
Susan G. Komen Kansas & Western Missouri
Communications Director
Nick Topping
SafetyCulture, Inc.
Marketing Manager - North America
Julie Jenson
Crawford, Murphy & Tilly, Inc.
PE
John King
DASI Solutions
Solutions Specialist
Brandon McElhiney
Crawford, Murphy & Tilly, Inc.
Civil Engineer
Hi! I'm a registered Professional Engineer and specialize in transportation engineering and design. Although originally from the Quad Cities, I love calling Kansas City my home. On any given weekend you'll find me on the golf course and I'm always willing to fill in for your golf group. 
Reed Alberg
Associated Builders & Contractors, Inc.
Membership Director
John Nab
Your Wellness Connection, P.A.
CEO
W. Bryant McNally
Kansas City Metropolitan Healthcare Council
Division Vice President of Membership Services
Jennifer Eyler
DRAW Architecture + Urban Design, LLC
Director of Business Administration
Michele Roberts-Bauer
Associated Builders & Contractors, Inc.
President
Samantha Kalkowski
The Lutheran High School of Kansas City
Director of Recruitment and Marketing
My name is Samantha Kalkowski. I am the Director of Recruitment and Marketing for The Lutheran High School of Kansas City. The Lutheran High School of Kansas City is a private Christ-centered high school in Kansas City, Missouri. The Lutheran High School of Kansas is preparing lives for today, tomorrow, and eternity. The Lutheran High School of Kansas City is renowned for its distinctive Lutheran Christian values, superior academics, and positive atmosphere. The Lutheran High School is fully accredited by AdvancEd and the National Lutheran School Accreditation organization.
Deb Sheppard
HCA Midwest Health
VP, Women's & Pediatric Services
Deborah Cygan Sheppard, MHA, FACHE, has been appointed as Vice President of Women’s and Pediatric Services for HCA MidAmerica Division. With more than 25 years of experience in hospital operations and business development, Deborah will be responsible for setting a strategic direction across the MidAmerica Division for 13 acute-care hospitals in Kansas, Missouri, Louisiana and Mississippi, including developing and implementing business plans to support the continued growth and success of the Division and establishing and leading a cohesive organizational and governance structure that supports the hospitals, among others.
 
Amos King
Binary Noggin
Owner
Shea Geist
Shark OFF
Boss Momma
Heather Coil
Associated Builders & Contractors, Inc.
Sam Kulikov
Social Apex Media
Creative Director
Michael McVinua
Northwest Missouri State University - Kansas City
Marketing & Recruiting
Nadia Cruth
RPS Benefits By Design, Inc.
Employee Benefits Consultant