Mid-America Planned Giving Council

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Board of Directors – 2017

President & 2017 Program Chair
John Martin, CLU, CAP 
Managing Member
JMA Group, LLC
email | (913) 276-1700
john martn
President-Elect & 2018 Program Chair
Pat Smithson
Director of Development
United Inner City Services
email | (816) 994-5400
pat smithson
Lindsey Serrano
Senior Wealth Consultant
Mariner Wealth Advisors
email | (913) 378-1503
Jonathan P. Klem
Senior Vice President
Country Club Trust Company
email | (816) 751-1461
jonathan klem
Mary Zahner Bauer
Interim Director of Development
Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care
email | (816) 276-2625
mary zahner bauer
Ruth J. Brackney
Lathrop & Gage
email | (913) 451-5104
Michael J. Calabria, CAP
Planned Giving Director
email | (913) 384-6500 x7146
michael calabria
Bill Eckert, CAP®
President & CEO, Philanthropic Consultant
The Donor Motivation Program of Kansas City
email | (913) 322-9168
bill eckert
Jared A. Fears, CFP®
Associate Director of Mission Funding
Church Of Christ
email | (816) 521-3062
jared fears
Edward Fredenberg
Assistant Director of Gift Planning
The Salvation Army
email | (816) 968-0328
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
Bill Riek
Assistant Director of Philanthropic Gift Planning
Children’s Mercy Kansas City
email | (816) 701-4084
bill riek
Stacey Winkelbauer
Trust Administrator
The Commerce Trust Company
email | (816) 234-2529
stacey winkelbauer
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