The Board

37th Annual Committee Members

* Denotes past Symposium chairperson

2018 Chair: Amy Guerich
Stepp & Rothwell, Inc.

Christopher J. Anderson*
Dysart Taylor Cotter McMonigle & Montemore, P.C.

Shellie Billau
Midwest Trust Company

Scott E. Blakesley
Spencer Fane LLP

Lynn D. Cockle*
Polsinelli PC

James L. Cole*
Country Club Trust Company, N.A.

Amy DeGraeve
Kirkland Woods & Martinsen PC

Alexander Edelman
Edelman, Liesen & Myers, L.L.P.

Donald D. Friend II
Friend & Associates, LLC

Heather Counts Garrett*
The Counts Law Firm, LLC

Mark H. Gilgus*
Seigfreid Bingham, P.C.

Christine M. Graham*
UMB Bank

Louisa Raich Grill
The Private Client Reserve of US Bank

Joseph D. Growney
Lathrop & Gage LLP

Connie L. Henderson
RSM US LLP

Paul R. Himmelstein
Van Osdol PC

Prof. Christopher R. Hoyt
University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Law

Eric Ireland
The Commerce Trust Company

Kevin R. Johnson*
New York Life Insurance Company

Austin Keiser
U.S. Trust Bank of America Private Wealth Management

Jane N. Lampo
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences

Kathy Berry Laursen*
BKD, LLP

Daniel J. McCarroll
University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Law

J.Joseph Morris*
Will and Trust Center

Jim North, Jr.
Northwestern Mutual Financial Network

Eugene R. Pal, Jr, MBA, J.D.*
The Pal Law Firm, LLC2

H. Joseph Price, Jr.*
Dysart Taylor Cotter McMonigle & Montemore, P.C.

Anna Raccuglia
The Private Client Reserve of U.S. Bank

Craig C. Reaves
Reaves Law Firm, PC

Myron E. Sildon (Founder)*
FarchminDicus P.C.

Susan B. Teson*
UMB Bank, n.a.

Russell E. Utter, Jr.
BridgeBuilder Tax + Legal Services, P.A.

Julie A. Welch (Runtz)*
Meara Welch Browne, P.C.

Corey Ziegler
Greater Kansas City Community Foundation