KCSC Leadership


The Greater Kansas City Sports Commission & Foundation leads more than 600 members, sponsors and volunteers who work to help bring, support and host premier sporting events and franchises to town.  In addition, we strive to promote and support the lifetime benefits of sports for the youth of Greater Kansas City.

Kansas City Sports Commission Executive Committee

John Kane – (Chair) Executive Vice President, Central States Beverage Company
Jason Booker – (Marketing Vice Chair) Senior Director of Corporate Partnerships and Broadcast Sales, Kansas City Royals
Regina Croucher
– (Finance Vice Chair) Partner, KPMG LLP
Mike Deggendorf – (Immediate Past Chair) CEO, Grid Assurance
Babette Macy – (WIN for KC Board Chair) Principal, LINK
Kathy Nelson – (ex-officio) President & CEO, Kansas City Sports Commission & Foundation
Stacey Paine – (Secretary) President, Crown Center Redevelopment Corporation
Denny Scott
– (Executive Vice Chair) Chief Financial Officer, Burns & McDonnell
Tom Waggoner – (Events Vice Chair) Principal, HOK

Kansas City Sports Commission Board of Directors

Randy Bredar – Senior Vice President, JE Dunn Construction
Michael Chalfie
– Vice President, Event Services & Operations, AEG/Sprint Center
Steve Cosentino – Partner, Stinson Leonard Street
Dow Draper – Chief Commercial Officer, Sprint
Jay Felton
– Partner, Lathrop & Gage, LLP
Rick Frazier – President/COO, Heartland Coca Cola Bottling
Angela Hurt
– CEO, Veracity Consulting
Matt Kenny
– Vice President of Stadium Services and Events, Kansas City Chiefs
Kevin Noblet – Vice President, Delivery, Kansas City Power and Light Company
Kevin Pistilli
– President, Raphael Hotel Group
Jake Reid – CEO, Sporting Kansas City
CiCi Rojas – Partner and President, Tico Productions
Charlie Rozanski
– Executive Director of Sport Medicine, University of Kansas Hospital
Tom Terry
– Chief Lending Officer, UMB Bank
Julie Wilson – Executive Vice President and Chief People Officer, Cerner Corporation
Adam Zieren – Partner, BKD, LLP
Tom Busch(Legal Counsel) Attorney at Law, Busch Law LLC

Emerging Leaders Advisory Board

Molly Buchanan – Vice President, Sales Support Manager, US Bank
Wade Carr – Senior Managing Associate, Dentons US LLP
Jillian Carroll
– Marketing Consultant/Sports Broadcaster, The Cordish Company
Ben Christian
– Senior Manager-Partners Marketing, Kansas City Royals
Kyla Cody – AVP, Commercial Banking Relationship Manager, BOK Financial
Cooling – Senior Community Outreach Liaison, The University of Kansas Health System
Jordan Dauer
 – Tax Supervisor, AMC Theatres
Andrew Dowis
– Chief Operating Officer, Pro Athlete, Inc.
Carly Duvall
Stacy Gewecke (Chair) Senior Director, Partnership Marketing, Sporting Kansas City
Tim Halverson
– Systems Strategist, Hallmark Cards, Inc.
Dustin Haywood 
– Director, BKD, LLP
Kathleen Ismert – Event & Marketing Specialist, J.E. Dunn Construction Company
Tyler Koonce – Communications Manager, Henderson Engineers
Matt Ledbetter
– Senior Vice President-Project Management, Cresa Kansas City
David Lesky
 – Online Marketing Manager, Lifestyle Publications
Mark Moberly – Business Development, Sunflower Development Group
Erin Nybo – Interior Designer, HOK
Jennifer Parker
– Recruitment Manager, Burns & McDonnell
Amy Regan – Engineering Business Development Program Manager, Garmin
Madison Rich
– Healthy KC Program Coordinator, The Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce
Mark Samsel
– Attorney at Law, Lathrop & Gage, LLP
Jeremy Slavens – Director of Events, Kansas City Chiefs
Patrick Stacy – Manager, Client Services, Kansas City Royals
Patrick White – Audit Manager, KPMG LLP