The JLKCMO depends on the advice and expertise of professionals in the Kansas City area to assist with fundraising, marketing, and public relations, community relationships, training and governmental relations.





Sara Anderson, J.D.

Senior Employment & Litigation Counsel, Compass Minerals






Seth Baker

Program Officer, Children’s Services Fund of Jackson County






Barbara Bloch

Vice President of Major Gifts, Byrne Pelofsky + Associates, LLC






Kate O’Hara Gasper, J.D.

Partner, Lathrop GMP LLP






Ann Hackett, Ph.D.

Talent & Culture Executive, UMKC Henry W. Bloch School of Management







Scott Hall

Senior Vice President for Civic and Community Initiatives, Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce






Jovanna Rohs, Ph.D.

Director of Early Learning and Head Start, Mid-America Regional Council







Dia Wall

Anchor/Reporter, KSHB TV 41