Board of Directors


The Visit KC Board of Directors is comprised of up to 30 civic and business leaders from the greater Kansas City area. The Mayor of Kansas City, Missouri, with the advice and consent of the City Council, appoints one-half of the members and one-half shall be approved by the existing Board of Directors.

 

2020 Visit KC Board of Directors

Leadership

  • CHAIR – Cindy Circo, Senior Manager, Evergy
  • VICE CHAIR – Jeanette Prenger, President, ECCO Select Corporation
  • SECRETARY – Jim Snow, Complex General Manager, Westin Crown Center/Sheraton KC Hotel
  • TREASURER  Randy Wisthoff, Executive Director/CEO, Kansas City Zoo

 

Members

  • Vic Allred, President, Jazz, A Louisiana Kitchen
  • Rodney Bland, General Manager, Bland Consulting Group, LLC
  • Mike Cappo, Associate, Shook, Hardy & Bacon, LLP
  • Carla Chavarria, Senior Vice President of Human Resources, AMC Theatres 
  • Cindy Circo (Chair), Senior Manager, Evergy
  • Alan Dietrich, Chief Operating Officer, Sporting Kansas City
  • Brian Johnson, Managing Director, Loews Kansas City Hotel
  • Bob Kendrick, President, Negro Leagues Baseball Museum
  • Steve Klika, Commissioner, 3rd District, Johnson County, Kansas
  • Teresa Loar, Council Member, 2nd District-At-Large, City of Kansas City, Missouri
  • David Lopez, General Manager, Manny’s Mexican Restaurant
  • Riccardo Lucas, President & CEO, N.STRIDE Consulting, LLC
  • Pat Macdonald, Senior Philanthropic Advisor, Greater Kansas City Community Foundation
  • Kevin O'Neill, Council Member, 1st District, City of Kansas City, Missouri
  • Stacey Paine, President, Crown Center Redevelopment Corp. 
  • Kevin Pistilli, President, Raphael Hotel Group
  • Jeanette Prenger (Vice Chair), President, ECCO Select Corporation
  • Nia Richardson, Assistant to the Director for Small Business and Entrepreneurship, KC Bizcare
  • Kris Riddell, Legal Administrator, German May PC
  • Melissa Robinson, Council Member, 3rd District, City of Kansas City, Missouri
  • Earnest Rouse, Acting City Manager, City of Kansas City, Missouri
  • Maria Salcedo, Partner, Shook, Hardy & Bacon, LLP
  • Jim Snow (Secretary), Complex General Manager, Westin Crown Center/Sheraton KC Hotel
  • Philip Strnad, General Manager, Hilton President Kansas City
  • Lylette Utz, Managing Partner & President, Global Green Solutions
  • Randy Wisthoff (Treasurer), Executive Director/CEO, Kansas City Zoo

 

Ex Officio Members

  • Gregg Givens, Chief Financial Officer, Park University
  • George Guastello, President & CEO, Union Station Kansas City
  • Amy Jordan-Wooden, President & CEO, AJW Consulting
  • Pat Klein, Director, Aviation Department, City of Kansas City, Missouri
  • Kurt Mayo, Executive Director, Hotel & Lodging Association of Kansas City
  • Oscar McGaskey, Director, Convention & Entertainment Facilities, City of Kansas City, Missouri
  • Kathy Nelson, President/CEO, Kansas City Sports Commission & Foundation
  • Rosemary Salerno, Community Volunteer
  • Bill Teel, Executive Director, Greater Kansas City Restaurant Association

 

Executive Committee Ex Officio Members

  • Bill George, President, KCTG
  • CiCi Rojas (Immediate Past Chair), President, Tico Productions & Tico Sports
  • Troy Stremming, President & CEO, AdAstra Strategies 
  • Brenda Tinnen, Sr. Vice President & General Manager, AEG-Kansas City, Sprint Center

 

2020 Board Meetings (3 p.m.)

January 21, 2020 - Public Notice 

  • Location: Visit KC 1321 Baltimore Ave., Kansas City, MO 64105 Parking: Hilton President Hotel Garage

April 21, 2020 - Public Notice

  • Location: Visit KC 1321 Baltimore Ave., Kansas City, MO 64105 Parking: Hilton President Hotel Garage

July 21, 2020

  • Location: Visit KC 1321 Baltimore Ave., Kansas City, MO 64105 Parking: Hilton President Hotel Garage

October 20, 2020

  • Location: Visit KC 1321 Baltimore Ave., Kansas City, MO 64105 Parking: Hilton President Hotel Garage

December 15, 2020 - Public Notice 

  • Location: Visit KC 1321 Baltimore Ave., Kansas City, MO 64105 Parking: Hilton President Hotel Garage

 

2020 Executive Committee Meetings (10:30 a.m.)

  • March 17, 2020 - Public Notice 
  • June 23, 2020 - Public Notice
  • September 22, 2020 - Public Notice
  • November 17, 2020 - Public Notice