2018-2019 Officers

Julia I. Kauffman, Chairman
Muriel McBrien Kauffman Foundation

Kathy Stepp, President
Stepp & Rothwell, Inc.

Jack Rowe, J.D., President Elect
Lathrop Gage

Claire Brand, Immediate Past President
Hallmark Cards, Inc. Retired

Michael D. Frost, PhD, Vice-President
Continental Steel Fabrication and Lawson Steel Erection

Kirsten A. Byrd, J.D., Vice-President
Husch Blackwell LLP

Kent Stallard, Treasurer
J.D., Stinson Leonard Street LLC

Susan Lordi Marker, Secretary
Artist

Jeffrey J. Bentley, Executive Director 
Kansas City Ballet

Devon Carney, Artistic Director
Kansas City Ballet

 

2018-2019 Board Members

Aviva Ajmera, SoLVE
Michael J. Bray, XL Right, LLC
Vince Clark, Creative Planning, Inc.
Tom Curran PhD, FRS, Children’s Mercy Hospital
Stephen Doyal, Hallmark Cards, Inc., Retired
David Harris, U.S. Bank
Linda Lenza, Bank of America
Siobhan McLaughlin Lesley, Gilda’s Club Kansas City
Steve McDowell, BNIM
Susan Meehan-Mizer, Community Leader (Kansas City Ballet Guild)
Rachel Merlo, Google Fiber Kansas City
Kathleen Nemechek, J.D., Berkowitz Oliver LLP
Carolyn Parkerson, Community Leader
Rick Poccia, Great Western Bank
Sarah J. Rask, State Street Global Services
Cindy Rock, Dex Media
CiCi Rojas, Tico Productions LLC / Tico Sports
Linda Shoare, Challenger Sports
Lauren Thompson, Thrive Pilates and Movement Studio (Kansas City Ballet BARRE)
Angela Walker, Community Leader
Thomas F. Whittaker, J.E. Dunn Construction Company
Jean-Paul Wong, Pure Workplace Solutions