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.

2021 Visit KC Board of Directors

 

LEADERSHIP

  • CHAIR – Cindy Circo, Manager Public Affairs, Kansas City Power & Light
  • 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

  • Mike Cappo, Associate, Shook, Hardy & Bacon
  • Toni Carovillano, GM, Worlds of Fun 
  • Cindy Circo (Chair), Sr Manager, Customer Solutions Business Center, Evergy
  • Alan Dietrich, COO, Sporting Kansas City
  • George Guastello, President & CEO, Union Station
  • Brian Johnson, Managing Director, Loews Kansas City Hotel
  • Bob Kendrick, President, Negro Leagues Baseball Museum
  • Teresa Loar, Council Member, City of Kansas City, Missouri
  • David Lopez, GM, Manny’s Mexican Restaurant
  • Riccardo Lucas, President & CEO, N.STRIDE Consulting, LLC
  • Pat Macdonald, Senior Philanthropic Advisor & Executive, Greater Kansas City Community Foundation
  • Adam Miller, Director of Diversity & Inclusion, Barkley
  • Kevin O'Neill, Council Member, City of Kansas City, Missouri
  • Stacey Paine, President, Crown Center Redevelopment Corp. 
  • Kevin Pistilli, President, Raphael Hotel Group
  • Brian Platt, City Manager, City of Kansas City, Missouri
  • Jeanette Prenger (Vice Chair), President, ECCO Select Corporation
  • Nia Richardson, Assistant to the Director, KC Bizcare, KCMO
  • Kris Riddell, Legal Administrator, GM Law PC
  • Melissa Robinson, Council Member, City of Kansas City, Missouri
  • Earnest Rouse, Acting City Manager, City of Kansas City, Missouri
  • Maria Salcedo, Partner, Shook, Hardy & Bacon
  • Jim Snow (Secretary), Complex General Manager, Westin Crown Center/Sheraton KC Hotel
  • Philip Strnad, GM, Hilton President Kansas City
  • Lylette Utz, Managing Partner/President, Global Green Solutions
  • Randy Wisthoff (Treasurer), Executive Director/CEO, Kansas City Zoo

 

EX OFFICIOS

  • Gregg Givens, CFO, Park University
  • Kurt Mayo, Executive Director, Hotel & Lodging Association of Kansas City
  • Kathy Nelson, President/CEO, KC Sports Commission
  • Pat Klein, Director, Aviation Dept.
  • Bill Teel, Executive Director, GKCRA
  • Amy Jordan-Wooden, President & CEO, AJW Consulting

 

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE EX OFFICIOS

  • Bill George, President, KCTG
  • Kevin Pistilli, President, Raphael Hotel Group
  • CiCi Rojas, President, Tico Productions & Tico Sports
  • Troy Stremming, President & CEO, AdAstra Strategies 
  • Brenda Tinnen, Sr. VP & GM, AEG-Kansas City, Sprint Center

 

2021 Board and Committee Meeting Schedule

Meeting Schedule