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OUR STAFF

Courtney Thomas

President & CEO
Email Courtney.
816-462-0504 • LinkedIn


Courtney Thomas joined Newhouse as President & CEO in December 2019. Through her leadership, Newhouse has undergone a strategic revitalization of its vision, mission, values, approach, and brand. Courtney previously served as President & CEO of Great Plains SPCA and Central Exchange. She was named one of KC Magazine’s Top 100 Most Influential People in Kansas City. Courtney is also the recipient of the Silver Stevie Award, earning “Female Executive of the Year” honors within her market segment and was nominated for the ATHENA Leadership Award in 2019.


Jim Alvey

Director of Facilities
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816-474-6446

Brielle Frechin

Pre-K Teacher

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816-474-6446

June Anne Chalfant

Chief Development Officer

Email June Anne.

816-474-6446

Erica Dahmer

Chef

Email Erica.

816-474-6446

Kaitlin Dempsey

Director of Administrative Operations

Email Kaitlin.

816-916-6534

Carly Dexter

Early Learning Center Manager

Email Carly.

816-462-0518

Ruthie G.

Part-time Infant + Toddler Teacher

Email Ruthie.

816-474-6446

Madi Hardin

Therapeutic Case Manager

Email Madi.

816-462-0516

Rachel Hodgson

Chief Marketing Officer

Email Rachel.

816-471-7071

Brittany Leathers

Director of Educational Innovation

Email Brittany.

816-474-6446

Phil Levy

Director of Finance
Email Phil.
816-462-0509

Hannah M.

Pre-K Teacher
Email Hannah.
816-474-6446

Humaira Mirza

Shelter Attorney

Email Humaira.

816-474-6446

Mallory Montgomery

Manager of Creative Communications

Email Mallory.

816-474-6446

Sheilahn

Data + Quality Manager

Email Sheilahn.

816-474-6446

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Kymira Randolph

Director of Executive Relations

Email Kymira.

816-704-1892

Christopher Stibbs

Director of Philanthropic Engagement

Email Chris.

816-462-0508

Allie R.

Children’s Therapeutic Case Manager

Email Allie.

816-474-6446

LaVeeda Simmons

Lead Children’s Therapist

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Ashley Thompson

Volunteer Manager

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Ondria Thornton

Lead Adult Therapist

Email Ondria.

816-462-0511

Cecil Wattree

Clinical Director of Adult Programs

Email Cecil.

816-474-6446

Christy Wineland

Vice President of Program Funding

Email Christy.
816-462-0523

David

Case Manager + Client Care Coordinator
Email David.
816-615-0261

Grey

Chief Clinical Officer

Email Grey.

816-474-6446


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Staff photos generously donated by Molly Kuplen Photography.



OUR BOARD

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DJ Pierre | Board Chair

Attorney

Spender Fane

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Rochelle Stringer | Immediate Past Chair

General Counsel

Huhtamaki

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Debbie Swearingen | Vice Chair

Vice President of Commercial Banking

CommunityAmerica Credit Union

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Nadia Cruth

Benefits Practice Leader

Lockton

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Sally Ellis Fletcher

PhD, RN

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Ryan Drigans

Finance Director

JE Dunn Construction

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Christine Franco

Chief Executive Officer

Chinquapin Trust Company

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Faiza Alhambra

Assistant United States Attorney

Department of Justice

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Patrick Frickleton

Owner

Camp Bow Wow

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Joly Herman

Founder

Solo Parent Company

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Moira Holland

Director of Business Development
A.L. Huber

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Jennifer Keller-McDaniel

Senior Director of Behavioral Health

Truman Medical Centers

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Krista Klaus

Director of Corporate Communications

Garmin International

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Karen Torline

President
Torline Law

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OUR COMMUNITY PARTNERS

Assistance League of Greater Kansas City
Birthday Blessings
Bishop Sullivan Center
Camp Bow Wow

Dress for Success

Flourishing Furnishings

Giving the Basics

Giving Help & Hope

Halo
Health Forward Foundation

Hope Faith Ministries
Hot Stilleto

Kansas City Public Schools

KC Medicine Cabinet

Mattie Rhodes
MOCSA
Operation Breakthrough
Red Rover
ReDiscover
Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center
Swope Health Services
The Grooming Project
The Sewing Lab
Truman Behavioral Health
UMKC
Urban League

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