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JA of Greater Kansas City Board of Directors


Kathy Rhodes- Chairman of the Board,
Governance Committee Chair
Lead Managing Director
Leroy McCarty- Vice Chairman, Chairman-Elect 
Vice President, Operations
Fidelity Security Life Insurance Company
Matthew Clark- Immediate Past Chairman
Vice President
John C. Martin - Treasurer
Kansas City Managing Partner
David Anderson
Managing Partner
Jeff Anderson
Audit Senior Manager
Grant Thornton
Aladdin Ashkar
Vice President, Principal Relationship Manager
Wells Fargo
Brittany Barrientos
Stinson Leonard Street
Jennifer Bergman
Chief Financial Officer
Unite Private Networks
Managing Partner
Berkowitz Oliver
Asst. Superintendent of Curriculum, Instruction & Profession Development
Kansas City Public Schools
Mark Eagleton- Investment Committee Chair
Senior Vice President, Private Banking
Citizens Bank & Trust
Managing Director
Morgan Stanley
Director, Strategic Ventures
Burns & McDonnell
Amy Grothaus
Vice President, Member Experience
CommunityAmerica Credit Union
Brad Hampton
Chief Financial Officer
Helzberg Diamonds
Luke Hanson
Account Manager
Ericsson, Inc.
Angela Hoffman
Audit Committee Chair Senior Vice President & Treasurer
Black & Veatch
Director of Business & Consumer Banking
Bank Midwest
Joe Jacobs-Education Committee Chair
Director, Administrative Services & Planning
Gwen Janes
Regional Director
Emily Johnson
Vice President, Cash Management Sales Coordinator
Bank of the West
Tammy Kapeller
Senior Vice President and Chief Executive Officer
SCOR Global Life Americas
Mandy Kruger
Vice President - Controller
JE Dunn Construction
Kesav Maganti
Managing Director-Technology
ABMI Mergers & Acquisitions
Faculty Director of MBA Programs
University of Kansas - Edwards Campus
Tiffany Owens
Market Trust Executive, Senior Vice President
U.S. Trust
Jon Pahl
President-Central Region
Nabholz Corporation
Vice President/Corporate Trust Officer
BOK Financial
Justin Richter
Senior Wealth Advisor
Beth Sabates
Vice President of Partnership Programs
American Century Investments
Chris Sims- Governance & Board Development Committee Chair
Vice President
Capitol Federal
Jay Spaulding
Vice President of Finances
James Steimer
Vice President & Relationship Manager
US Bank
RJ Trowbridge
Vice President
Jones Lang LaSalle
Barbara White- Engagement Committee Chair
Executive Vice President, Sales Manager
Arvest Bank
Shawna Wright
Director of Human Resources, Vice President
Commerce Bank
Senior Vice President
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