Hilary Cohen Singer, Executive Director, 816.629.8934

Tara Burkhart, Assistant Executive Director and Acting Director of Health and Wellness, 816.629.8911

Ajibola Adepoju Barbee, Workforce Development Director, 816.629.8901

Malinda Kimmel, Development Director, 816.629.8935

Jackie Michaels, Human Resources Director, 816.629.8949

Naudy Solano-Daye, Community Integration Director, 816.629.8923

Hilary Cohen Singer, Executive Director, 816.629.8934

Tara Burkhart, Assistant Executive Director and Acting Director of Health and Wellness, 816.629.8911

Malinda Kimmel, Development Director, 816.629.8935

Jackie Michaels, Human Resources Director, 816.629.8949

Vernetta Adair, Operations Manager, 816.629.8895

Nancy Gulotta, Accounting Assistant, 816.629.8909

Latrina Kelley, Operations Assistant, 816.471.2808

Erin Melton, Fund Development Associate, 816.629.8942

Fiona Morris, Grants Associate, 816.629.8921

Abeer Reimann, Volunteer Coordinator – Admin, 816.629.4885

Randy Rodriguez, Finance Manager, 816.629.8894

Ajibola Adepoju Barbee, Workforce Development Director, 816.629.8901

Halima Dusenge, Refugee Employment Specialist, 816.629.8905

Aimee Hamerle, Refugee Employment Manager, 816.629.8891

Doreen Nakagiri, Regional Data Collection Specialist, 816.629.8936

Sabrina Scholz, Employment Services Manager, 816.616.5018

Sabrina Simon, Career Skills and Connections Manager, 816.895.2764

Sarah Tomas Morgan, Youth Mentor Coordinator, 816.629.8890

Angel Washington, Career Service Specialist at FEC, 816.237.8108

Naudy Solano-Daye, Community Integration Director, 816.629.8923

Yelena Akhmedova, Case Manager (MO-RTAC), 816.471.2808

Catherine Anderson, Language and Cultural Services Manager, 816.629.8908

Harsamit Bi, Refugee Social Services Case Manager, 816.629.8932

Faisal Haji, Refugee Social Services Case Manager, 816.629.8931

Muhammad Mpwati, Driver and Housing Assistant

Sara Pitia, Refugee Social Services Manager, 816.629.8927

Jessica Rivera, Immigration Assistant, 816.629.8938

Maria Rodriguez, Interpreter Services Coordinator, 816.629.8933

Dany Stephen, Resettlement Case Manager, 816.376.0898

Emily Thorpe, Education and Orientation Coordinator, 816.629.8939

Wakari Guillen Villarreal, Immigration Services Manager, 816.629.8896

Denis Zijadic, Resettlement Services Manager, 816.629.8926

Tara Burkhart, Assistant Executive Director and Acting Director of Health and Wellness, 816.629.8911

Elisabeth Birchler, Adult and Family Social Worker, 816.629.8930

Lauren Bishop, Youth Therapist, 816.629.8940

Melissa DeVault, Adult and Family Social Worker, 816.629.8903

Meaghan Fanning, Social Work Youth Manager, 816.629.8917

Johanna Fretwell, Medical Case Manager, 816.629.8925

Morgan Merrell, Adult and Family Social Work Manager, 816.629.8918

Lina Oleik, Health Benefits Navigator, 816.629.8898

Amy Ross, Global Gardens Coordinator, 816.471.8893

Afsaneh Zaeri, Adult and Family Social Worker, 816.629.8951

Board of Trustees 2021

President

James Ellis, Healthcare Realty Development, LLC

Vice President

Martha Baird, University of Kansas School of Nursing

Secretary

Allyson Hile, Kansas City Public Schools

Treasurer

Bob Galamba, Colliers International

Members

Andrea Baran, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Jay Benjamin, Utility One Source

Valerie Bordy, CenturyLink

Jason Carter-Solomon, Enterprise Bank & Trust

Cal Cohen*, Real Estate Investment

Dr. Babalola Faseru, University of Missouri – Kansas City

Danielle Giarla, VanTrust Real Estate

Jennifer Hack Wolf, The Beacon

Kelvin Igumbor, Dairy Farmers of America

Bill Intrater*, Strategic Alliances, Adknowledge

Angelique Nedved, SchoolSmartKC

Sam Nemeh, Community Volunteer

Brady Poskin, Prier Products, Inc.

Michael Shopmaker*, Vayen Marketing Group

Don Wise*, Park University

Phillip Zeeck, Polsinelli

* Past President

Young Professionals Board 2021

Co-Presidents

Jessica Ann, Parson & Associates

Talia Halfon, KCIA

Members

Fatima Delic, City of Kansas City, Missouri Office of the City Council

Matthew Von Ende, Cohen-Esrey

Engoma Fataki, Missouri Western State University

Carlen Fidler, Second Chance Risk Reduction Center

Megan Gould, Kansas State-Olathe

Fluffy Kilburn, Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office

Kael Martin, Truman Medical Centers

Emily Riner, Western Governors University

Elissa Rondeau, DEG Digital

Melanie Schaeperkoetter, Cornerstones of Care

Jasmine Ward, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law

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