Sponsorship Committee

The Sponsorship Committee is responsible for council support through corporate, foundation, and individual solicitation to secure funds for programming and other needs identified by the MACGP board. Duties of the committee include developing the sponsorship packet to include giving opportunities, develop a list of prospects, solicit sponsorships, and recognize donors assuring they receive the sponsor benefits.  Also includes personally following up on letters sent.

CHAIR: Pat Smithson, Director of Development
University of Central Missouri Alumni Foundation


  • Sam Burnett, Trust Officer
    Midwest Trust Company
  • John Martin, Managing Member
    JMA Group, LLC
  • Cynthia Randazzo, President & CEO
    The Research Foundation
  • Bill Riek, Asst. Director, Philanthropic Gift Planning
    Children’s Mercy Hospital