Kathy is a Divisional Vice President at Helzberg Diamonds where she is responsible for E-Commerce and store systems. She has previously held leadership positions operating at the nexus of technology, marketing and strategy at companies such as H&R Block and DineEquity, Inc.. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Northern Iowa and has completed graduate work through Penn State University.
Susan is a Wealth Management Consultant for The Commerce Trust Company, providing objective financial advice and guidance for all stages of the wealth cycle. With more than 30 years of experience in the financial service industry, Susan is dedicated to helping individuals and families meet their dreams and goals by providing customized banking and financial solutions for their investment, trust and estate planning and lending needs. Susan is an advocate for her clients and is passionate about helping them.
Susan served as member of the Board of Trustees of The Barstow School, where she served on various committees and chaired the Development Committee.
Susan shows her Soft Coated Wheaten Terriers in conformation in addition to training them in agility nose work, barn hunt and obedience. Susan, breeder/owner/handler, won Best of Breed at the prestigious Westminster Kennel Club dog show in February 2015 with GCH Mirikal Double Top Breakout NA, NAJ and showed at Madison Square Garden… a once-in-a- lifetime experience!
Katy is Vice President of Business Development at LifeWise Renovations, a residential renovation company specializing in accessibility. LifeWise relies on Katy to engage with payers challenged with finding quality providers to keep their members at home and out of institutional care. Katy earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and Economics from Rockhurst University and serves on the LifeWise Renovations Advisory Board to provide recommendations for strategic business development. She earned her Certified Aging-In-Place Specialist (CAPS) designation in 2010, served as an Executive Board Member with Case Management Society of America in Kansas City, and is a council member on the Mid-America Regional Council (MARC), First Suburbs Coalition.
Kevin Flattery, President of KLF Development Consulting LLC, is an experienced, entrepreneurial nonprofit business executive. Following graduate school at UMKC he worked in management at the old General Hospital and Truman Medical Center. He then went on to become Executive Director of the first hospice organization in Kansas City, the first Director of Institutional Advancement at St. Teresa’s Academy and the first Director of Development for the Center for Advanced Heart Care at The University of Kansas Hospital. He also has had experience in the for-profit business arena where he designed, built and sold several companies. As a consultant, he used his for-profit business skills to guide and assist nonprofit organizations in their efforts to develop a more entrepreneurial, broad-based approach to their fundraising activities. His expertise is in organizing, educating and inspiring staff, board and volunteer leadership to successfully implement fund development plans and major gift campaigns that exceed expectations and goals.