Board of Directors – 2018


President & 2018 Program Chair
Pat Smithson
Director of Development
University of Central Missouri Alumni Foundation
(913) 963-3941
pat smithson
President-Elect & 2019 Program Chair
Bill Riek
Assistant Director of Philanthropic Gift Planning
Children’s Mercy Kansas City
(816) 701-4084
bill riek
Stacey Winkelbauer
Institutional Trust Relationship Manager
Commerce Trust Company
(816) 234-2529
stacey winkelbauer
Michael J. Calabria, CAP
Planned Giving Director
(913) 384-6500 x7146
michael calabria


Mary Zahner Bauer
Interim Director of Development
Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care
(816) 276-2625
mary zahner bauer
JT Cattle
Director of Development
Avila University
(816) 501-3696
Cole Eason, J.D.
Director of Major Gifts and Gift Planning
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences
(816) 654-7283
Bill Eckert, CAP®
President & CEO, Philanthropic Consultant
The Donor Motivation Program of Kansas City
(913) 322-9168
bill eckert
Joseph D. Growney, J.D.
Lathrop Gage LLP
(913) 451-5105
Joseph Growney
John K. Goodwin, CAP® CLU®
Wealth Management
Northwestern Mutual
(913) 383-3650
Jonathan P. Klem
Senior Vice President
Country Club Trust Company
(816) 751-1461
jonathan klem
John Martin, CLU, CAP 
Managing Member
JMA Group, LLC
(913) 276-1700
Joy Mistele, MBA
Director of Planned Giving
University of Central Missouri Foundation
(660) 543-8223
joy mistele
Cynthia A. Randazzo, CFRE
President & CEO
The Research Foundation
(816) 276-4218
Monica Tiffany
Creative Director/Principal
(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
MACGP Archivist
Ed Roberts
Director of Gift Planning, Kansas/Western Missouri Division
The Salvation Army