Building enduring relationships


Presidential Advance Team, The White House Washington, D.C.

  • Coordinated with Secret Service, WH staff & military offices to organize visits
  • Worked with government & civic leaders to secure sites and coordinate logistics
  • Collaborated with State Department & Foreign Heads of State staff
  • Managed dignitaries & VIP’s granted access to the President
  • Worked closely with press & White House Communications Team

Development Director, National Kidney Foundation

  • Chief Media Strategist & Crisis Management Adviser
  • Developed relationships with pharmaceutical organizations
  • Researched & identified grants to pursue
  • Grant writer securing $5MM in healthcare funding
  • Maintained & managed department budget

Business Development, Midwestern Construction Company

  • Developed relationships with building trade labor unions
  • Built relationships with sub-contractors, coordinated bids
  • Worked with architects to identify projects to estimate
  • Represented company at trade meetings, bid openings & pre-bid conferences


  • American Royal BBQ & Rodeo, Ambassador & Governor
  • Baptist Medical Center, Honorary Board of Governors
  • Chameleon Theatre, Board of Directors
  • Council for Positive Family Relationships, Advisory Committee
  • Greater Kansas City Council of Philanthropy, Board of Directors
  • Heart of America Shakespeare Festival, Board of Directors & Gala Chairman
  • Johnson County Kansas Library, Board of Directors
  • Kansas City Business Rights Coalition, Chairman of the Board of Directors
  • Kansas City Convention & Visitors Bureau, Board of Directors
  • Kansas City Recreation Council, Board of Directors
  • Kansas State Library, Board of Directors
  • Nelson Atkins Museum, Young Friends Board of Directors
  • Saint Ann’s Catholic Young Child Center, Advisory Board of Directors
  • Truman Medical Center Women’s Series, Steering Committee


  • A City That Works, for Mayor of Kansas City, MO, Treasurer
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower Excellence in Public Service, Founding Board Member, President
  • Johnson County Republican Party, Vice Chairman
  • Mayor of Kansas City Inaugural Gala, Chairman
  • Republican National Convention, Kansas Dias Escort (2004)
  • Republican National Convention, Kansas Co-Chair (2008)
  • Republican National Convention, Kansas Organizer (2012)
  • Young Republicans of Jackson County, MO, President
  • Young Republicans of Missouri, State Treasurer