Board of Trustees

Our Board of Trustees generously commit to serving our region by supporting our mission.


  • Michelle Kay: Vice President/General Manager, Enterprise Holdings


  • Ron Coker, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Water Practice, Burns & McDonnell


  • Spencer Fields: Kansas City Office Leader, Willis Towers Watson


  • Alise Martiny: Business Manager, Greater Kansas City Building & Construction Trades Council

Immediate Past Chair

  • John Murphy: Founder, J. Murphy Strategies

Board Members


  • Eric Baillargeon, Director, GEICO Insurance Agency
  • Rosana Privitera Biondo, President & CEO, Mark One Electric Co.
  • Tom Carignan, Senior Treasury Management Relationship Manager for CommunityAmerica Credit Union
  • Irene Caudillo, President & CEO, El Centro, Inc.
  • Doug Cowan, President & CEO, Community Services League
  • Dan Crumb, Chief Financial Officer, Kansas City Chiefs Football Club, Inc.
  • Stacey Daniels-Young, Community Volunteer
  • Steve Edwards, Chairman & CEO, Black & Veatch
  • Penny Postoak Ferguson, County Manager, Johnson County Government
  • Andrea Hendricks, Senior Executive Director – Diversity and Inclusion Strategy, Cerner Corporation
  • Shannon Johnson, Chief Administrative Officer, Executive Vice President for UMB Financial Corporation
  • Bill Johnson, General Manager, Kansas City Board of Public Utilities 
  • Craig Kuckelman, Kansas City Managing Partner, Deloitte, LLP
  • Carol Levers, Director of Libraries, Kansas City, Kansas Public Libraries
  • Derek Locke, Operating Director, Berkshire Partners, LLC
  • Marshall Lockton, Senior Vice President, Operations Group, Lockton
  • Steve Mills, Vice President & General Manager for Spire, Inc.
  • Charles Onwuche, Missouri State Director, SEIU Local 1
  • Rosemary Podrebarac, Attorney, private practice
  • Laurie Roberts, President, Parris Communications
  • Troy Schulte, County Manager, Jackson County Government
  • Jim Shay, Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, Hallmark Cards, Inc.
  • Greg Shondell, Treasurer, Heathwood Oil Co., Inc.
  • Will Souder, Senior Vice President, Finance, Sprint
  • Greg Sweat, M.D., Senior Vice President, Chief Medical Officer, Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • J. Randall Vance, President & Chief Operating Officer, Sunderland Foundation
  • Rick Viar, President & CEO, Summit Bank of Kansas City
  • Ginger Williams, Vice President of Customer Care for GEHA
  • Kevin Zimmermann, Senior Vice President, Private Client Advisor, Bank of America – Private Bank