Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Starlight's board of directors is made of dedicated business and civic leaders dedicated to ensuring Starlight's legacy through governance and advocacy.

Officers - Executive Committee

Ora Reynolds
Hunt Midwest

Greg A. Reid
BoomDeYada - LLC

Vice Chair, Community Engagement
Nancy Whitworth
McCownGordon Construction

Vice Chair, Finance
Daniel C. Schulte
Schulte Ventures LLC

Vice Chair, Marketing
Kara Hendon

Chair Elect
Mark Fortino
Country Club Bank

President of the Association
Richard Baker

Vice Chair, Facilities
August L. Huber, III
A.L Huber General Contractor

Vice Chair, Government Affairs
Charlie Shields
Truman Medical Centers

Vice Chair, Philanthropy
Howard Cohen
Deloitte (Retired)

Board Directors

Denise Bade
Lockton Companies

Kevin Barth
Commerce Bank

Wendy Burgess
RDD Family Office

Cindy Circo

Lesley Elwell
JE Dunn

Ed Enyeart

Amy Guerich
Stepp & Rothwell

Mary Jorgenson
Community Volunteer

Michael Knecht

Michael Nguyen
BOK Financial

Christopher Stine
JP Morgan Chase & Co

Kevin Uhlich
Kansas City Royals

Sabrina Wiewel
Hallmark Cards, Inc.

Robert M. Barnes
Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

Becky Blades
Startistry Publishing

Jeff Carson
Enterprise Bank & Trust

Michael Condon
IMA Financial Group

Nikki Emison
North Kansas City Hospital/Emison Life Care Planning

Anita B. Gorman - Lifetime Member
Community Volunteer

Jenny Housley
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City

Matthew Kenny
Kansas City Chiefs

Dean Newton
Delta Dental of Kansas

Terry O’Toole
Kansas City Transportation Group

Angelo Trozzolo
Trozzolo Communications

Mark Van Dyne
Burns & McDonnell

Ex-Officio Members

Past Board Chairs

Charles W. Battey
Sprint (retired)

Dianne Cleaver
Community Volunteer

Steve Doyal
Hallmark Cards, Inc. (retired)

Greg M. Graves
Burns & McDonnell (retired)

Jack W. Kennedy
Community Volunteer

Michael F. Morrissey
Ernst & Young, LLP (retired)

Carolyn Watley

Robert A. Bernstein
Bernstein Rein Advertising (retired)

James D. Dawson
Fairway Consulting Group

Peggy J. Dunn
Mayor of Leawood

Shirley Bush Helzberg
Helzberg Foundation

Robert A. Kipp
Hallmark Cards, Inc. (retired)

John Murphy
J. Murphy Strategies/Shook, Hardy & Bacon (Retired)

W. Russell Welsh

Young Friends of Starlight Chair

Chelsea Chaney
Office of U.S. Senator Pat Roberts

City of Kansas City, Missouri Ex-Officio Members

Councilwoman Ryana Parks-Shaw
Office of the Mayor Kansas City, MO Designee

Terry Rynard
City of Kansas City, Missouri Parks and Recreation Director

Councilwoman Heather Hall
City Manager Kansas City, MO Designee

Scott Wagner
City of Kansas City, Missouri Parks and Recreation Board of Commissioners Designee