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Office Staff

Gale Tallis

Executive Director | 816-768-6885

Brian Williams

Development Director | 816-768-6886

Matthew Briggs

Development Associate | 816-768-6889

Melissa Carter

Finance Manager | 816-768-6884

Kelly Dougherty

Marketing Manager | 816-768-6882

Janann Eldredge

Manager of Ticketing and Administration | 816-768-6881

Guy Martin


Stephanie Spatz-Ornburn

Events Manager | 816-768-6880

Mike Warren

Volunteer Coordinator | 816-768-6883

Technical/Stage Staff

Lee Saylor

Technical Director | 816-768-6888

Simon Huntley

Lighting Director

Travis Ives

Sound Engineer

House Managers

Brandy Hersch

House Manager

Rob Holland

House Manager

Khalid Johnson

House Manager

Kathy Stipek

House Manager

Bill Sundahl

House Manager

Executive Board

Sean Barnard - President

Bambou Salons & Spas

Hoang-Anh Tran - Board Vice President

UMB Financial Corp

Lyla Perrodin - Secretary

TechAccel, LLC (ret.)

Rick Starks

Richard Starks - Treasurer

Waddell & Reed (ret.)


Anna Bazan-Munguia

Big Brothers Big Sisters

Pete Browne

Kissick Construction Co

Bill Coughlin

George K Baum and Company (ret.)

Mark Eagleton

Citizens Bank & Trust

Christine Ketterlin

Christine Ketterlin

National Association of Insurance Commissioners

Michael Gonzalez

NE&E Consulting, Diversity Inclusion Consortium

James Hailey Resized

James Hailey

BRR Architects, Inc.

Kim Jones

Seyferth, Blumental & Harris, LLC

Erin Lambert

JE Dunn Construction

Josh Montes

1 Dapper Latino

Fred Nelson

Fred Nelson

Andrews McMeel

Steve Paddock

Nokia (ret.)

Greg Porter


Stacy Purvis

Stacy Purvis

PNC Bank

Alex Solorio

Alejandro J. Solorio

Solorio & Avila Law Firm, LLC

Jasmine Thompson

Jasmine Thompson

Pirates Bone Burgers

Sara E. Welch

Stinson, LLP.