EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Shellie Billau, Midwest Trust Company – 2021 Chair

Craig Reaves, Reaves Law Firm, P.C. – 2022 Chair Elect

Scott Blakesley, Spencer Fane LLP – 2019 Past Chair

Lynn Cockle, Polsinelli PC – Speakers Committee/2016 Past Chair

Becky Godfrey, BOK Financial Private Wealth – Marketing Committee

Amy Guerich, Stepp & Rothwell, LLP

Jenna Hauschild, BKD, LLP – Finance Committee/Treasurer

Daniel McCarroll, UMKC School of Law CLE – Secretary

Lori Maher McCombs, KCEPS Executive Director

SPEAKERS AND TOPICS COMMITTEE

Lynn Cockle, Polsinelli PCChair

Chris Anderson, Dysart Taylor Cotter McMonigle & Brumitt, P.C.

Scott Blakesley, Spencer Fane LLP

Heather Counts, The Counts Law Firm

Mark Gilgus, Seigfreid Bingham, P.C.

Christine Graham, UMB Bank, n.a.

Chris Hoyt, UMKC School of Law

Jane Lampo, Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences

Joe Price, Dysart Taylor Cotter McMonigle & Brumitt, P.C.

Craig Reaves, Reaves Law Firm, P.C.

Elizabeth Rowe, Husch Blackwell

Susan Teson, Kirkland Woods & Martinsen, PC

Julie Welch, Meara Welch Browne, P.C.

Daniel P. Wheeler, Kirkland Woods & Martinsen, P.C.

Corey Ziegler, Greater Kansas City Community Foundation

FINANCE COMMITTEE

Jenna Hauschild, BKD, LLP Chair

Shellie Billau, Midwest Trust Company

Wendy Burgess, RDD Family Office LLC

Steve Johnson, The Whitlock Company

Kathy Laursen, BKD, LLP

Daniel McCarroll, UMKC School of Law

Lori Maher McCombs, Executive Director

Craig Reaves, Reaves Law Firm, P.C.

Julie Welch, Meara Welch Browne, P.C.

Daniel McCarroll, UMKC School of Law CLE

MARKETING COMMITTEE

Becky Godfrey, BOK Financial – Chair

Kirby Asplund, Asplund Group

Lynn Bayes-Weiner, Law Offices of Jay Thomas, P.A.*

Shellie Billau, Midwest Trust

Lynn Cockle, Polsinelli, PC

Christine Graham, UMB Bank, n.a.

Amy Guerich, Stepp & Rothwell, Inc.

Stacey Janssen, Kennyhertz Perry

Daniel McCarroll, UMKC School of Law CLE

Jesse Osman, UMKC School of Law CLE

Lori Maher McCombs, Executive Director

Terri Munsell, UMB Bank, n.a.

Jason Simmons, Cripps & Simmons, LLC

Alex Smith, Premier Network

Jacot Thomas, UMB Bank, n.a.

Russ Utter, BridgeBuilder Tax & Legal Services, P.A.

NOMINATING COMMITTEE

Chris Anderson, Dysart Taylor – Chair

Shellie Billau, Midwest Trust Company

Scott Blakesley, Spencer Fane LLP

Jim Cole, Country Club Trust Company

Mark Gilgus, Seigfreid Bingham, P.C.

Christine Graham, UMB Bank, n.a.

Craig Reaves, Reaves Law Firm, P.C.

Dan Wheeler, Kirkland Woods & Martinsen, PC

Nicole Modica, UMKC School of Law CLE

HOSPITALITY COMMITTEE

Amy Guerich, Stepp & Rothwell, Inc. – Chair

Erin Anderson, The Commerce Trust Company

Heather Counts, The Counts Law Firm, LLC

Becky Godfrey, BOK Financial Private Wealth

Suzy Hall, Country Club Trust Company, N.A.

Alice Haseltine, Kirkland Woods & Martinsen, P.C.

Paul Himmelstein, Lewis Rice LLC

Jane Lampo, Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences

Nicole Modica, UMKC School of Law CLE

EXHIBITORS/SPONSORS COMMITTEE

Paul Himmelstein, Lewis Rice LLC  Chair

Erin Anderson, The Commerce Trust Company

Brynne Brown, Van Osdol, PC

Alex Edelman, Edelman, Liesen & Myers, LLP

Andrew Felker, Chinnery Evans & Nail, PC

Kevin Johnson, New York Life Insurance Company

Steve Johnson, The Whitlock Company

Austin Keiser, Bank of America Private Bank

Daniel McCarroll, UMKC School of Law CLE

Lori Maher McCombs, Executive Director

Jesse Osman, UMKC School of Law CLE

Ryan Patton, EVP Capital Advisors

Peter Phillips, U.S. Bank Private Wealth Management

Elizabeth Rowe, Husch Blackwell

Alex Smith, Premier Network

STRATEGIC PLANNING COMMITTEE

Mark Gilgus, Seigfreid Bingham, P.C. – Chair

Chris Anderson, Dysart Taylor Cotter McMonigle & Brumitt, P.C.

Scott Blakesley, Spencer Fane LLP

Shellie Billau, Midwest Trust Company

Lynn Cockle, Polsinelli PC

Jim Cole, Country Club Trust Company

Heather Counts, The Counts Law Firm, LLC

Christine Graham, UMB Bank, n.a.

Daniel McCarroll, UMKC School of Law CLE

Lori Maher McCombs, Executive Director

Joe Price, Dysart Taylor Cotter McMonigle & Brumitt, P.C.

Craig Reaves, Reaves Law Firm, P.C.

STUDENT DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

Joe Price, Dysart Taylor Cotter McMonigle & Montemore, P.C. – Chair

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

Rochelle Falk, Kirkland Woods & Martinsen LLP

Mike Fischer, Payne & Jones

Donald Friend, Friend & Associates, LLC

Joe Growney, Lathrop GPM LLP

Chris Hoyt, UMKC School of Law

Kelsey Johnson, Country Club Trust Company, N.A.

Austin Keiser, Bank of America Private Bank

Nicole Modica, UMKC School of Law CLE

Claire New, Husch Blackwell

Peter Phillips, U.S. Bank Private Wealth Management

Russ Utter, BridgeBuilder Tax + Legal Services, P.A.

Ashley West, Dysart Taylor Cotter McMonigle & Montemore, P.C.

Callie Williams, UMKC School of Law, Student Representative

FUNDAMENTALS/INTERMEDIATE PROGRAM COMMITTEE

Andrew Felker, Chinnery Evans & Nail PC – Co-Chair

M.Suzanne Hall, Country Club Trust Company – Co-Chair

Scott Blakesley, Spencer Fane LLP

Donald Friend, Friend & Associates, LLC

Russ Utter, BridgeBuilder Tax + Legal Services, P.A.

Corey Ziegler, Greater Kansas City Community Foundation

Jerald J. Cook, The Cook Law Firm

Rachel Horvath, Creative Planning

Heath Hoobing, Seigfreid Bingham, P.C.

Jessica M. Kinnard, BKD, LLP

Evan M. Lange, The Signatry

Thomas Ruane, Polsinelli, P.C.

Seth Snyder, UMKC School of Law CLE

REGIONAL AMBASSADORS COMMITTEE

Joe Growney, Lathrop GPM LLP – Chair

Brooke Christy, Bank of America Private Bank

Lynn Bayes-Weiner, Law Offices of Jay Thomas, P.A.

Jason Simmons, Cripps & Simmons, LLC

Nicole Modica, UMKC School of Law CLE