Advisory Directors

The Advisory Directors are dedicated to the mission of The Research Foundation. Made up of a diverse group of individuals including business professionals, retired individuals and community volunteers, they attend informational events to learn how the Foundation's programs are changing lives. Advisory Directors also are actively involved in philanthropic efforts to support these programs.

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Todd Bartels, Polsinelli
Mark Compton, Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Kansas City
Brad Courtney, Maywood Printing
Nancy DeBasio, PhD
Betty Drees, MD, University of Missouri-Kansas City
Ryan Fischer, Tutera Senior Living & Health Care
Julie Fisher, Heartland Electric Corporation
R. Joseph Groebl, V Wealth Management
Kyle Habben, Electronic Contracting Company
Mason Hackler, Brookdale Hospice
Matt Hoffman, Hoefer Wysocki Architects
Matt Huderski, Purdum Construction
Dean Huggins
Bill Iler, Design Mechanical, Inc.
Jeffrey J. Jernigan
Lucia Johnson, National Center for Competency Testing
Sonya Jury, HOK
Bridget Lee, Fedotin, Ginsberg, Elias, Merritt & Connor
Lawrence R. Lyons, Tallman Insurance Agency, Inc.
Quentin McArthur, McQueeny Group, Inc.
David L. Patterson
Dave Ruf, JE Dunn Construction
Steven J. Schafer, MDP Services, LLC
Alan M. Schumacher
Amanda Walker, Heritage Biologics
Barbara Anne Washington, Washington Law Firm, LLC
Brent Wilson, CBIZ