• 2017 Parkville Area Chamber Board of Directors
  • 2017 Parkville Area Chamber Board of Directors

  • OFFICERS OFFICERS

  • President, Lisa Hatcher, LegalShield
    Kansas City, MO | 913-488-6044 | E-mail: lisahatcher@legalshieldassociate.com

    Lisa has been a business owner in the Parkville Area since 2005. First as a publisher and now as an associate of LegalShield. Lisa has been a member of the Parkville Chamber of Commerce since 2005. She has served on the board since 2013 and has been active on several committees and events throughout the years. She and her husband Brian and two children have lived in the Northland in Kansas City since 1999.

     

    – Board Member of Parkville Chamber since 2013
    – Member of Parkville BNI 2005-2015
    – Membership Committee Chair for 2013-2016
    – Chair, Team Connect 2016

  • Vice-President, Catherine Kolkoski, A2 Online Marketing
    Parkville, MO, 64152 | 816-838-6224 | E-mail: catherine@a2onlinemarketing.com

    Catherine’s professional career has always been in Marketing. She has been specializing in online marketing since 2010. She started A2 Online Marketing in 2012, to help small businesses owners create on online presence with websites, optimization, social media, paid search, education and consulting. Catherine, her husband Blair and daughter Brie live in Parkville.  Her son Bryce and daughter Breezy currently attend college.

     

    – Board Member of Parkville Chamber since 2015
    – Past Communications Committee Chair
    – Chair, Team Growth, 2016

  • Secretary, Chris Collins, Equity Bank 

    6200 NW 63rd Terr, Kansas City, MO 64151 | 816-587-4322 | E-mail:  ccollins@equitybank.com

    Chris has a passion for helping people make informed decisions about their financial future. Chris has more than a decade of leadership experience in the banking industry. Chris met his wife, a Park Hill grad, while earning a B.S. in Business Administration and minor in Economics at Kansas State University. His family calls the Northland home but they are equally at home travelling abroad. Chris is always game for a round of golf or an opportunity to support a local charity.

     

    – Board Member of Parkville Chamber since 2016
    – Co-Chair, Team Educate, 2016-2017

  • Treasurer, Nick VanDee, Platte Valley Bank 

    8401 NW 45 Hwy, Parkville, MO, 64152 | 816-746-7600 | E-mail:  nvandee@plattevalleybank.com

    Nick was born and raised in the Parkville area and attended the University of Missouri in Columbia where he studied Finance, Banking, and Real Estate. Nick is a loan officer at Platte Valley Bank in Parkville and has worked there since 2009. In his free time Nick enjoys golfing, backpacking, and spending time with his wife and sons.

     

     

    – Board Member of Parkville Chamber since 2015
    – Board Member for Hillcrest Platte County
    – Board Member for Missouri Bankers Association Young Bankers
    – Team Connect Member

  • Past President, Mike VanDever, Anytime Fitness 

    7000 NW 83rd St, Kansas City, MO, 64152 | 816-522-3581 | E-mail: mike.vandever7@gmail.com

    Mike has lived in the Northland for over 45 years.  He graduated from Oak Park High School in ‘75 and SMSU (now MSU) as a Software Engineer. He was with TWA/American Airlines from 1984 to 2010 and held positions of programmer, Manager, and Director. Currently Mike and his wife Marsha are the Owner/Operators of the franchise Anytime Fitness located S of Zona Rosa. Mike is a Personal Trainer and has been the President of M&M Health and Fitness since 2010.

     

     

    – Board Member of Parkville Chamber since 2011
    – Parkville Chamber Secretary from 2012-2014
    – Volunteer for Hillcrest Platte County as Budget Counselor
    – Member of Parkville BNI from 2010-2015
    – Certified Personal Trainer

  • DIRECTORS DIRECTORS

  • Alisha Blackwelder, Main Street Parkville Association

    106 ½ Main St, Parkville, MO, 64152 | 816-505-2227 | E-mail: alisha.blackwelder@park.edu

    – Board Member of Parkville Chamber since 2017

  • Dale Brouk, Fivestar Lifestyles, LLC 

    6325 Lewis St, Ste 112, Parkville, MO, 64152 | 816-505-4297 | E-mail:  daleb@fivestarlifestyles.com

    Dale has over 32 years of experience in the accounting field, six of those in the public sector with KPMG Peat Marwick and the remaining 26 years in the real estate industry. During his 26 years in the real estate industry, he has been involved in the many facets of real estate accounting, including property management and leasing, acquisitions, sales, finance, analysis and development. He has extensive accounting experience in the development and management of real estate assets along with operating real estate development and management companies.

     

    – Board Member of Parkville Chamber since 2009

  • Eric Bullock, Mid-Continent Public Library – Parkville 

    8815 Tom Watson, Parkville, MO, 64152 |816-741-4721 | E-mail:  ebullock@mymcpl.org

    Eric is the Branch Manager of Mid-Continent Public Library here in Parkville. He has been a professional librarian specializing in business education since 2009. From the University of Missouri, Eric holds Master’s degrees in Business Administration, Information Science and Learning Technologies.  He has also completed Spanish language programs at the universities of Granada, Spain and Veracruz, Mexico.

     

    – Board Member of Parkville Chamber since 2014
    – Business Education Committee Co-Chair 2014 – 2015
    – Member of Team Educate since 2016
    – Member of the American Library Association 

  • Andrew Davis, Park University 

    8700 NW River Park Dr, Parkville, MO, 64152 | 816-584-6411 | E-mail:  andrew.davis@park.edu

    Andrew joined the Park University team in 2011 and currently serves as the Senior Director of Student Success.  Andrew offers eight years of higher education administration experience. He began his professional career in adult and higher education in 2008 serving his alma mater, the University of South Dakota.

    Andrew has played an integral role in a comprehensive University wide retention initiative while at Park University. The implementation of the Park Student Success Plan continues to ensure future growth through the integration and collaboration across departments and a decentralized network of extended campus centers. Andrew specializes in administration and customer service delivery, budgeting, and programming at the staff and student level, with an overall emphasis on the student experience. In his free time, Andrew enjoys running, golfing and spending time with his wife and son.

    – Board Member of Parkville Chamber since 2011 

  • Tim Emerson, Emerson & Co 

    1001 Westport Rd, Kansas City, MO 64111 | 816-582-5300 | E-mail:  tim@emerson-co.com

    Tim has 27 years of experience in the financial service industry.  He founded Emerson & Co in June of 2006.  His firm provides:  Payroll, Merchant Services and Insurance.  They work with public organizations and businesses to cut costs and provide efficiencies.  Tim and his wife Darci have 2 daughters, Sophie and Zoey.

     

    – Board Member of Parkville Chamber since 2017
    – Chamber Member since 2015
    – President Elect of WBRC Rotary Club in Kansas City

  • Marc Evans, TeamLogic IT 

    10502 NW Ambassador Dr, Ste 215, Kansas City, MO 64153 | 816-673-3664 | E-mail:  mevans@teamlogicit.com

    As owner of TeamLogic IT Kansas City, Marc brings over 30 years of IT knowledge and experience to small business owners.  He is passionate about helping business owners leverage technology to achieve their business objectives.  Marc and his wife, Chris, are long-time Northland residents and his wife is a key force behind several Northland charities.  Marc received his undergraduate degree from Missouri Western State University and his MBA from Rockhurst University.

     

     

    – Board Member of Parkville Chamber since 2017
    – Chamber Member since 2015
    – Chair, Team Educate, 2017
     

  • Gina James, EHC Certified Public Accountants, LLC 

    6325 Lewis St, Ste 116, Parkville, MO, 64152 | 816-298-9000 | E-mail: ginaj@ehcaccounting.com

    As a partner at EHC Certified Public Accountants since December of 2007, Gina has over 20 years accounting experience serving employers in the Kansas City and surrounding area. She has worked with a variety of businesses, ranging from golf, hospitality, insurance, banking and real estate. She is a Class of 2000, Magna Cum Laude graduate of Park University in Parkville, Missouri and she passed her CPA exam in 2002. Gina is also a Certified QuickBooks ® ProAdvisor and has trained extensively to become an expert to better server her clients.

     

    – Board Member of Parkville Chamber since 2008
    – Past-President of the Kansas City Chapter of the Missouri Society of CPA’s
    – Treasurer of Parkville Economic Development Council since 2016a

  • Kelly Jones, Valdes & Moreno 

    6300 N Revere Dr, Ste 110, Kansas City, MO, 64151 | 816-221-6700 | E-mail:  kelly@valdesmoreno.com

    Kelly, his wife Melissa and daughter make the Parkville area their home. His experience includes retail sales and management, industrial metals distribution, and currently municipal finance, investment banking, and retail trading of bonds and stocks. Kelly graduated in 2007 from Park University, Summa Cum Laude; with a management degree earned as a non-traditional student and joined Valdés & Moreno, Inc., an investment bank and retail broker/dealer in 2008. Kelly is a registered representative and a finance and compliance principal with the firm.

     

    – Board Member of Parkville Chamber since 2011
    – Business Education Committee Co-Chair since 2013
    – Chair, Team Educate, 2017

     
  • Mike Kellam, Parkville Economic Development Council 

    8880 Clark Ave, #218, Parkville, MO, 64152 | 816-268-5006 | E-mail:  mike.kellam@parkvilleedc.com

    As the Executive Director of the Parkville Economic Development Council, Mike initiates economic development activities throughout the City, including promotion of business and community development, recruiting new businesses, working to expand existing businesses and developing a strong, sustainable economic development program for Parkville. Mike brings 10 years of experience in economic development and urban planning, working in both the public and private sectors.

     

    – Board Member of Parkville Chamber since 2015
    – Credential member of the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP)
    – Member of the International Economic Development Council

  • Bridget Mendoza, EBM Janitorial, LLC 

    PO Box 901355 | Kansas City, MO 64190 | 816-213-4553 | E-mail:  bmendoza@ebmjanitorial.com

    Bridget came to the Chamber as the representative of the 2016 Charity of Choice.  She felt a very strong admiration of the Chamber, what it represents and what it gives to the community, and decided she needed to be a part of the Chamber.  While on medical sabbatical, fighting stage 3 Cancer, she remains involved supporting their family-owned business, EBM Janitorial.  She has been active on many committees and events since joining the Chamber.  She and husband Edward love living in the Northland and enjoy family time with their children and grandchildren.

    – Board Member of Parkville Chamber since 2017
    – Chamber Member since 2016
    – Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
    – Hillcrest Ministries Committees - Volunteer
    – Northland Community Service Coalition
    – BNI Parkville
    – NBWBC – Member
    – Various 501c Organizations; Boards, Chairs, Committee & Event Coordinator

  • Greg Plumb, City of Parkville, Alderman 

    8880 Clark Ave, Parkville, MO, 64152 | 816-309-2049 | E-mail: gregplumb51@gmail.com

    Greg’s family moved to southern Platte County when he was in 3rd grade and he continued in the Park Hill school system until his graduation from Park Hill High School in 1969. He earned his B.A. in History and Economics at the University of Missouri in Columbia in 1973, then his law degree from there in 1975. Greg practiced law in the area for 24 years, with his office in Parkville for several years. He is in his 27th year as a full-time professor at Park University. He has been involved as a volunteer leader in Boy Scouts for almost 40 years and is an active member of the St. Therese Catholic Parish on Highway 9. He is married with two adult children and four granddaughters, two of whom live in the area. He was appointed to finish the term of Nan Johnston as Ward 4 alderman, when she was elected Mayor in April 2014 and was then elected to the position in April 2015 to a two-year term.

    – Board Member of Parkville Chamber since 2015
    – Chamber Member since 2015

  • Lee Robertson, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Stein & Summers Real Estate 

    5819 NW Barry Rd, Kansas City, MO, 64154 | 816-262-1057 | E-mail: lee@bhhsstein.com

    Lee is a native of St. Joseph, MO and has lived in the Kansas City area for the past 4 years. She has been a Real Estate Broker for 25 years. Lee brings 20+ years of Chamber experience with her to the Board and enjoys giving back by being active in community activities. She has two grown sons, Ryan who lives in the Kansas City area and Matthew that lives in St. Joseph with his wife Brittney and Lee’s first grandchild Arthur. 

     


    – Board Member of Parkville Chamber since 2017
    – Chamber Member since 2016
    – Chair, Team Growth, 2017

  • Andrea Toney, Platte County Community Center South/YMCA 

    8875 Clark Ave, Parkville, MO, 64152 | 816-505-2622 | E-mail:  andreatoney@kansascityymca.org

    As the Associate Executive Director of the Platte County Community Center South YMCA, Andrea provides oversight and direction for the daily operations of the community center.  Her passions are around helping people live and lead healthier lifestyles, developing the youth in our community and providing socially responsible programs to the Parkville area. Andrea has been with the YMCA of Greater Kansas City since 2006 serving in various rolls and communities throughout the Kansas City area. Currently she works to develop and create community partnerships and provide programs that are inclusive to all that benefit the entire Parkville Community.

    – Board Member of Parkville Chamber since 2017

  • STAFF STAFF

  • Marsha VanDever, Executive Director | 8878 NW 63rd St, Ste 103, Parkville, MO, 64152 | 816-587-2700 | E-mail:  info@parkvillechamber.com

    Marsha began her career with the Chamber in November, 2012. She graduated from Southwest Missouri State University (now Missouri State University) with a B.S. in Education. She has had several careers throughout her life, including 7 years as a Legal Secretary in downtown Kansas City and 17 years as a Database Analyst for Worldspan (now Travelport). Marsha and her husband own an Anytime Fitness franchise. She has two grown children, and is blessed to have 5 adorable grandchildren, all living in the Kansas City area.