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  • Julie Holmes
  • Randy Engelby, Director of Finance, DIT-MCO
  • Scott Schaper, President KC, RSM Marketing
  • Pam Smith, Controller, Unite Private Networks
  • Jennifer Bergman, CFO, Unite Private Networks
  • James Patterson, Vice President of Finance, Unite Private Networks
  • Russ Harju, Senior Manager, Finance, Dairy Farmers of America
  • Doug Robinson, CFO, City of Lenexa
  • Andrew Ehrlich, Sr Director of FP&A, Hostess Brands Inc.
  • Steve DeHerder, CFO, LightEdge Solutions, Inc.
  • Shannon Burns, CFO/Treasurer, Midwest Builders Casualty Group
  • Richard Fleener, EVP, CFO & Treasurer, MRIGlobal
  • Yana Kelly, Director of Finance, Scarbrough International
  • Kevin Marose


Patti Gardner & Deanna Gillett
Patti Gardner (left) and Deanna Gillett (right) were among the 14 honorees at the Kansas City Business Journal 2019 CFO of the Year Lunch.  Patti has been a member of FEI KC since 2012 and is the CFO of Camp Fire National Headquarters in Kansas City, Missouri. Deanna joined FEI KC in 2018 and is the CFO of Wachter, Inc. in Lenexa, Kansas.



Informal roundtables of executives with similar organizations encourage mutual problem-solving and sharing of ideas.

CFO – Stay tuned for our next meeting.

Nonprofit – Stay tuned for more meeting information.

Career Management – Stay tuned for our next meeting time!

Private Company – Join us for our first meeting of the new year: Sept 26.

Manufacturing – Stay tuned for upcoming meeting information.


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