Mid-America Planned Giving Council

Helping You Make a Difference


Board of Directors – 2018

President & 2018 Program Chair
Pat Smithson
email | (913) 963-3941
pat smithson
President-Elect & 2019 Program Chair
Bill Riek
Assistant Director of Philanthropic Gift Planning
Children’s Mercy Kansas City
email | (816) 701-4084
bill riek
Stacey Winkelbauer
Institutional Trust Relationship Manager
Commerce Trust Company
email | (816) 276-4218
stacey winkelbauer
Michael J. Calabria, CAP
Planned Giving Director
email | (913) 384-6500 x7146
michael calabria
Mary Zahner Bauer
Interim Director of Development
Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care
email | (816) 276-2625
mary zahner bauer
JT Cattle
Director of Development
Avila University
email: (816) 501-3696
Cole Eason, J.D.
Assistant Director of University Advancement
Rockhurst University
email | (816) 501-4389
Bill Eckert, CAP®
President & CEO, Philanthropic Consultant
The Donor Motivation Program of Kansas City
email | (913) 322-9168
bill eckert
John K. Goodwin, CAP® CLU®
Wealth Management
Northwestern Mutual
email | (913) 383-3650
Jonathan P. Klem
Senior Vice President
Country Club Trust Company
email | (816) 751-1461
jonathan klem
John Martin, CLU, CAP 
Managing Member
JMA Group, LLC
email | (913) 276-1700
Joy Mistele, MBA
Director of Planned Giving
University of Central Missouri Foundation
email | (660) 543-8223
joy mistele
Cynthia A. Randazzo, CFRE
President & CEO
The Research Foundation
email | (816) 276-4218
Monica Tiffany
Creative Director/Principal
email | (816) 444-7500 x104
Council Administrator & Web Consultant
Cheryl Hanback, MS ED

Cheryl Hanback Consulting, LLC
email | (816) 289-0099
National Association of Charitable Gift Planners Liaison
Kirby Hughes Gould

Christian Church Foundation
MAPGC Archivist
Ed Roberts
Director of Gift Planning, Kansas/Western Missouri Division
The Salvation Army

Member Quotes

MAPGC is the perfect network and resource for me

JT Cattle Director of Development, Avila University