Board of Trustees

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

Chair

  • John Murphy: Founder, J. Murphy Strategies

Vice-Chair

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

Treasurer

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

Secretary

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

Immediate Past Chair

  • Julie Quirin: Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice President, St. Luke's Health System

Board Members

 

  • Rosana Privitera Biondo, President & CEO, Mark One Electric Co.
  • Sonci Bleckinger, Vice President, Central Bank of the Midwest
  • Doug Boessen, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, Garmin
  • Ron Coker, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Water Practice, Burns & McDonnell
  • Doug Cowan, President & CEO, Community Services League
  • Stacey Daniels-Young, Community Volunteer
  • Steve Edwards, Chairman & CEO, Black & Veatch
  • Penny Postoak Ferguson, County Manager, Johnson County Government
  • Cotton Hawes, CEO, Samson Dental Partners/Immediadent
  • Andrea Hendricks, Senior Executive Director – Diversity and Inclusion Strategy, Cerner 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
  • Kevin Lockett, Partner, Fulcrum Global Capital
  • Marshall Lockton, Senior Vice President, Operations Group, Lockton
  • Dean Newton, Managing Director and Executive Vice President, Delta Dental
  • Rosemary Podrebarac, Attorney, private practice
  • Laurie Roberts, President, Parris Communications
  • CiCi Rojas, President & Partner, Tico Productions LLC/Tico Sports
  • 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
  • Brent Stewart, President & CEO, United Way of Greater Kansas City
  • 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
  • Kevin Zimmermann, Senior Vice President, Private Client Advisor, Bank of America – Private Bank