The Board

CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS 

* Denotes past Symposium chairperson

2020 Chair Elect: Shellie Billau – Midwest Trust Company

2021 Chair Elect: Craig Reaves – Reaves Law Firm, P.C.

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

Erin L. Anderson
The Commerce Trust Company

Shannon K. Barks
Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP

Scott E. Blakesley
Spencer Fane LLP

Lynn D. Cockle*
Polsinelli PC

Heather Counts*
The Counts Law Firm, LLC

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

Andrew S. Felker
Chinnery Evans & Nail, PC

Donald D. Friend II
Friend & Associates, LLC

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

Rebecca Godfrey
UMB Bank, n.a.

Christine M. Graham*
UMB Bank, n.a.

Joseph D. Growney
Lathrop Gage LLP

Amy Guerich*
Stepp & Rothwell, Inc.

Suzy Hall
Country Club Trust Company, N.A.

Jenna Hauschild
BKD, LLP

Paul R. Himmelstein
Van Osdol PC

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

Steve Johnson
Johnson Law KC LLC

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

Jane N. Lampo
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences

Daniel J. McCarroll
UMKC School of Law CLE

Peter Phillips
U.S. Bank Private Wealth Management

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

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

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

Daniel P. Wheeler
Kirkland Woods & Martinsen, PC

Corey Ziegler
Greater Kansas City Community Foundation

Emeritus Status:

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

Kevin R. Johnson*
New York Life Insurance Company

Kathy Berry Laursen*
BKD, LLP (retired partner)

J. Joseph Morris*
Creative Planning Legal P.A.

Myron E. Sildon
Retired

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