Our Team

Get to know the people behind the mission. It takes a network of people who care to bring real change to Kansas City. Here are some of the individuals who devote themselves to making this the best place to live, work and grow.

Leadership

  • Brent Stewart, President and CEO
  • Michelle Hogerty, Chief Operating Officer
  • Mike Goff, Chief Marketing and Development Officer
  • Jim MacDonald, Chief Community Impact Officer

Staff

  • Alphia Curry, Manager, Development
  • Amy Haas, Sr. Administrative Assistant, Community Impact
  • Amy Smith, Vice President, Finance
  • Andriana Sanchez-Meyer, Facilities Manager
  • Ashle Connelly, Director, Donor Engagement
  • Brandon Calloway, Volunteer Engagement Manager
  • Brendan Carney, Workplace Giving Associate
  • Brian Dykstra, Director, Philanthropic Engagement
  • Callie Knust, Resource Specialist
  • Cherice Williams, Reporting Analyst
  • Deb Pintar, Staff Accountant
  • Delilah Hicks, Project Manager, MyFreeTaxes
  • Drew Meyer, Manager, Development
  • Erick Schmidt, Director, Marketing
  • Erin Gallentine, Marketing Traffic Specialist
  • Gina Boos, Director, Development 
  • Hilda Caballero, Accounts Receivable
  • Jason Miles, Vice President, Market Development
  • Jeff Pelaccio, Senior Vice President, Data & Insights
  • Jennifer Miller, Resource Center Manager, 2-1-1
  • Judy Simonitsch, Donor Services
  • Julie Riddle, Director, Financial Stability Initiatives
  • Kaki Conti, Senior Vice President, Development
  • Karen Ford, Quality Assurance Specialist, 2-1-1
  • Karen Gettinger, Director, Community Investment
  • Katie Barber, Special Projects Coordinator
  • Kim O’Hare, Accounting Manager, Donor Choice
  • Kirk Proctor, Choice Neighborhoods Project Director
  • Kristen Womack, Director, 2-1-1
  • Latrice Parker, Resource & Referral Specialist
  • Lenetta Warren, Contact Center Manager
  • Libby Buss, Senior Executive Assistant to the President & CEO
  • Mary Schuler, Senior Vice President, Marketing
  • Matt Eberle, Director, Development
  • Melinda Sanchez, Graphic Designer, Marketing
  • Monica Nielsen-Parker, Senior Vice President, Community Impact
  • Nathan Shatto-Overman, Vice President, Development Operations
  • Nikki Jones, Campaign Analyst, Donor Services
  • Patty Bowen, Director, Philanthropic Engagement
  • Rebecca Cavanaugh, Prospect Research & Stewardship Manager
  • Stacey King, Database Administrator, IT
  • Stephanie Clark, Coordinator, Development
  • Ted Allen, Associate - Facility Services
  • Terry Moran, Workforce E-Giving Contractor
  • Thomas Hernandez, Veterans Navigator
  • Tracy Snedeger, Director, CRM Strategy
  • Vickie Riddle, Emergency Food & Shelter Coordinator