About the Chamber

2021 Executive Committee
Ed Ford, Chair
Ed Ford, Chair

Edward F. Ford III Attorney at Law

Matt Dority, Past Chair
Matt Dority, Past Chair

Evergy

Valerie McCaw, Chair Elect
Valerie McCaw, Chair Elect

VSM Engineering

Greg Personelli
Greg Personelli

Argosy Casino Hotel & Spa

Mayor Kathy Rose
Mayor Kathy Rose

Divisional Chair - Business Development, City of Riverside

Mike Talboy
Mike Talboy

Divisional Chair - Government Affairs, Burns & McDonnell

Michael Reardon
Michael Reardon

Divisional Chair - Membership, McCownGordon Construction

Pat Klein
Pat Klein

Divisional Chair - Leadership, Kansas City Aviation Department

2021 Board of Directors
Karen Dolt
Karen Dolt

Northland Health Care Access

Joe James
Joe James

Country Club Bank

Rickey Pierce
Rickey Pierce

Hawthorn Bank

Bonnie Smith
Bonnie Smith

Benton Houses of Kansas City

Doug deLisser
Doug deLisser

Insperity

Darren Hennen
Darren Hennen

Olsson

Chris Todd
Chris Todd

Curry Real Estate Company

Sabin Yanez
Sabin Yanez

CFS Engineers

Mike Kellam
Mike Kellam

McClure Engineering Company

Martin Rucker
Martin Rucker

Martin T. Rucker Development, LLC

Doug Krtek
Doug Krtek

Cushman & Wakefield

Janeel Smith
Janeel Smith

eyeSmith

Richard Birkner
Richard Birkner

Liberty Hospital

Adele Ducharme
Adele Ducharme

Saint Luke's Health System

Amy Grothaus
Amy Grothaus

CommunityAmerica Credit Union

Doug Coleman
Doug Coleman

Hunt Midwest Real Estate Development

Angela Wasson-Hunt
Angela Wasson-Hunt

Citizens Bank & Trust

Lauren Kepler
Lauren Kepler

JE Dunn Construction

Isadora Horning
Isadora Horning

Blue Tree Technology

Bridgette Williams
Bridgette Williams

Heavy Constructors Association

Dr. Stephen Reintjes Sr
Dr. Stephen Reintjes Sr

North Kansas City Hospital

Matt Simmons
Matt Simmons

Unite Private Networks

Brian Platt
Brian Platt

City of KCMO

Mayor Damien Boley
Mayor Damien Boley

City of Smithville

Dr. Dan Clemens
Dr. Dan Clemens

North Kansas City Schools

Dr. Jeanette Cowherd
Dr. Jeanette Cowherd

Park Hill School District

Dr. Jeremy Tucker
Dr. Jeremy Tucker

Liberty Public Schools

Dr. Mike Reik
Dr. Mike Reik

Platte County R3 School District

Eric Blair
Eric Blair

William Jewell College

Dr. Larry Rideaux
Dr. Larry Rideaux

MCC - Maple Woods

Shane Smeed
Shane Smeed

Park University

Mike Duffy
Mike Duffy

City of Riverside

Deb Hermann
Deb Hermann

Northland Neighborhoods Inc.

Mayor Nan Johnston
Mayor Nan Johnston

City of Parkville

Mayor R.D. Mallams
Mayor R.D. Mallams

City of Gladstone

Mayor David Slater
Mayor David Slater

City of Pleasant Valley, Clay County EDC

Mayor Bryant DeLong
Mayor Bryant DeLong

City of North Kansas City

Mayor Lyndell Brenton
Mayor Lyndell Brenton

City of Liberty

Matt Tapp
Matt Tapp

Platte County EDC

T'Risa McCord
T'Risa McCord

Kansas City EDC

Jerry Nolte
Jerry Nolte

Clay County Presiding Commission

Dagmar Wood
Dagmar Wood

Platte County Missouri