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Our Board

Nonprofit Connect is redefining the nonprofit experience. Our Board of Directors brings together esteemed representatives from the nonprofit sector, for-profit businesses and community funders to maximize our capacity to serve our members.

2021 Officers

Macaela Stephenson Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City Nonprofit Connect Board Member

President
Macaela Stephenson
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City

Jake Jacobson Children's Mercy, Nonprofit Connect Board Member

Secretary
Jake Jacobson
Native Digital, LLC

Leslie Sims RSM Nonprofit Connect Board Member

Vice President
Leslie Sims
RSM US LLP

Valerie Nicholson-Watson Harvesters Nonprofit Connect Board Member

Past President
Valerie Nicholson-Watson
Harvesters - The Community Food Network

Martin edit crop web

Treasurer
Martin Kraus
Unbound

2021 Directors

Tahir Atwater

Tahir Atwater
Jackson County CASA

Karen Donnely

Karen Donnelly
Copilevitz, Lam & Raney, P.C.

Merritt Engel Neil

Merritt Neil
M&C

Lynne Brown

Lynne Brown
iBossWell, Inc.

Drew Elliott

Drew Elliott
Children's Mercy

Nicolle Ratliff

Nicolle Ratliff
Kansas City Art Institute

Clifton Campbell

Clifton Campbell
Community Action Agency
of Greater Kansas City

Lewis Gregory

Lewis Gregory
Bank of America
Private Wealth Management

Eric Rogers

Eric Rogers
BikeWalkKC

Rita Cortes

Rita Cortes
Menorah Heritage Foundation

Judy Keller

Judy Keller
Keller Consulting

Pat Turner

Pat Turner
Habitat for Humanity Kansas City

Precious Stargell Cushman

Precious Stargell Cushman
Community LINC

Amy Kligman

Amy Kligman
Charlotte Street Foundation

Gene Willis

Gene Willis
GEHA

Kristen Wood

Kristen Wood
Goodwill
of Western Missouri & Eastern Kansas
Ex-officio Director

For a listing of past board leadership, click here.

Officer photos by Gary Rohman Photography