Our Leadership

The YMCA of Greater Kansas City is governed by a volunteer board of directors working closely with the executive staff to strengthen the community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. In addition, more than 2,000 associates give all the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive at locations throughout the greater Kansas City area.

Senior Leadership

David Byrd

President and Chief Executive Officer
816.561.9622

John Mikos 

Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
816.561.9622

Andrea Allison-Putman 

Chief People Officer
816.360.3380

Michelle Ford 

Chief Development Officer
816.360.3304

Kelli McClure

Chief Financial Officer
816.360.3323

Daphne Bascom, MD, PhD 

Senior Vice President, Community Integrated Health
816.300.0541

Gretchen Deaton 

Senior Vice President, Brand Advancement
816.360.3302

Mark Hulet 

Senior Vice President, Capital Assets and Risk
816.360.3318

Troy Patterson 

Senior Vice President, Technology
816.360.3391

James Spearin 

Senior Vice President, Youth Development
913.747.6191

Board of Directors

Chris Kurtz

Chief Volunteer Officer
KCP&L

Madeline Romious

Immediate Past Chief Volunteer Officer
AT&T Missouri

CiCi Rojas

Secretary
Central Exchange

John Passanisi

Treasurer
Ernst & Young, LLP

Jeremy Gaskill

Assistant Secretary
Humana

Rick Berger

Berger Company

Allen Blair

Stinson Leonard Street, LLP 

Mitzi Cardenas

Truman Medical Centers

Dr. Charlie Cartwright

Lockton

Dr. Katie Cole

Saint Luke's Medical Group

Greg Cotton

Parnell Veterinary Pharmaceuticals

Jackie DeSouza

Research Medical Center  

Bill Dunn, Jr.

Campione Interior Solutions

Michael Gonzales

Hallmark

Ryan Humphrey

Bank of Kansas City

Bill Hutton

Attorney

Al Hupp

Retired

Jeanette Jayne

Cohen Esrey

Lori Kelleher

Black & Veatch

Frank Kirk

Merrill Lynch

Ross Marine

The Murino Group LTD

Mark Moberly

Sunflower Development Group

Gary Remley

Schifman Remley & Associates, Inc.

Ann Rhoads

Retired

Dr. Michelle Robin

Your Wellness Connection   

Mark Schmidtlein

American Walnut Company

Brenda Shields

Community Volunteer

Doug Spear

Shawnee Mission Health

Chris Taylor

State Farm

Paul Tranisi

Hearst Television Inc.

Matt Wenzel

Saint Luke’s North Hospital

Greg Westbrook

Teva Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

Steve Mitchell

Legal Counsel

Foundation Board of Directors

Al Hupp

President
Retired

Gene Pal

Vice President
The Pal Law Firm, LLC

Dave Hokanson

Treasurer
Family Wealth Counselors LLC

Tom Train

Secretary
Retired

Allen Blair

Stinson Leonard Street, LLP

Bryan Camerlinck

Blue Cross Blue Shield

Will McCarther

HCA Midwest

Jim Nutter, Jr.

James B. Nutter and Co.

Gary Remley

Schifman Remley & Associates, Inc.

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