• 2023 Parkville Area Chamber Board of Directors


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    President - Melissa Moran, Senior Helpers  

    851 NW 45th St, Ste 207, Gladstone, MO  64116 | 816-455-9300 | mmoran@seniorhelpers.com​

    A lifelong business owner, Melissa has built 5 different successful businesses:  Senior Helpers, Bookkeeping+, Financial & Estate Planning, Real Estate, and Wholesale Distribution Companies.  She and her Accountant husband currently own both Senior Helpers and Bookkeeping+ and are blessed with 2 children and 4 grandchildren who all live in Platte County.  

    Melissa loves to share her passion for helping others whether her client, an employee or a fellow business professional.  She welcomes a good game night, dancing, speaking engagements, and traveling with friends.

    – Member of Parkville Chamber since 2009
    – Board member of Parkville Chamber since 2022
    – President of the Northland Professionals in Aging
    – Has certifications of CSA (Certified Senior Advisor) and Qualified Dementia Care Provider
    – Has led multiple volunteer organizations and graduated from Leadership programs 

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    Vice-President - Chelsie Blakemore, Platte County Health Department   

    212 Marshall Rd, Platte City, MO  64151 | 816-858-2412 | chelsie.blakemore@plattehealth.com

    Chelsie Blakemore is a Community Health Development Specialist with Platte County Health Department. Her team puts a strong emphasis on “collaborative efforts” to engage stakeholders and members of the community in assessing and identifying Platte County’s health concerns, mobilizing resources, and implementing solutions to create systemic change.

    She has lived in the Northland her entire life and loves seeing the community flourish. She earned her Bachelor’s degree from UMKC in Health Science focusing on community health. She loves spending time with her husband and their three dogs, reading true crime books, remodeling her home, and visiting new places with her friends. If there is any way that she can help the community, Chelsie is ready to put in the work.

    – Member of Parkville Chamber since 2008
    – Board Member of Parkville Chamber since 2022


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    Treasurer - Joe Carroll, Wells Bank  

    8500 N Green Hills Rd, Kansas City, MO  64154 | 816-612-8000 | jcarroll@wells-bank.com

    Joe has been employed in the banking and financial industry for more than 35 yrs. He is a graduate of NWMSU in Maryville with an Ag Business Degree.  Joe has been a Platte County resident since 1985. He is married to wife Roberta and has 2 daughters in school at MIZZOU. Joe enjoys his job at Wells Bank, as it is a small, hands-on Community Bank. Joe likes to treat his customers the way they want to be treated. He enjoys coaching softball, riding bikes, grilling for the community on the Wells Bank Grill and watching the Chiefs and Royals.

    Past President of Platte City Chamber of Commerce
    – Past President Platte City Rotary Club
    – Current Member of the Parkville Chamber since 2014
    Current Member of the Parkville Rotary Club
    – Current Member of the Oregon Mo Kiwanis’s Club


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    Secretary - Connie Revers, 9Round Fitness - Parkville   

    6304 N Chatham Ave, Kansas City, MO  64151 | 816-505-9991 | connie.revers@9round.com


    – Chamber Member since 2018
    – Board Member of Parkville Chamber since 2022

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    Past President, Ryan Reed, Country Financial - Parkville   

    8835 NW 63rd St, Ste 101, Parkville, MO  64152 | 816-390-3231 | ryan.reed@countryfinancial.com

    Ryan has over 15 years of experience in the insurance and financial industry and has been with COUNTRY Financial since 2005.  His firm provides Annuities, Auto, Commercial, Home, Life, Long Term Care, Retirement Planning.  Ryan and his wife Katie have two children, Harper and Hudson.  In his free time Ryan enjoys spending time with his wife and kids, playing in his golf and poker leagues, enjoying and playing music on the piano, watching the K-State Wildcats along with the local sports teams here in KC.


    – Member of the Parkville Chamber since 2005
    – Board Member of Parkville Chamber 2015-2016, 2018-2023
    – Parkville Chamber Board VP 2014-2016

    – Parkville Chamber Board Secretary 2019

    – Parkville Chamber Board President 2021-2022

    – Parkville Chamber Board Past President 2023



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    Nathalie Brech, Park University   

    8700 NW River Park Dr, Parkville, MO  64152 | (816) 665-9481 | nathalie.brech@park.edu

    Nathalie Aquino-Brech is the Director of Strategic Partnerships with Park University. She has been with Park University since 2005​.​ In 2020, she relocate​d to Lenexa, KS for a new position ​as the Campus Center Director ​for ​Park University’s Lenexa​​ campus. In 2022, ​s​he accepted the opportunity to work with the university’s Strategic Alliance team. She currently maintains offices in both the Lenexa, KS and Parkville, MO campuses. She is passionate about education and dedicated to her students. Her knowledge and experience now extend to those in the local community by partnering with government entities, business and community colleges that provide their employees and students with opportunities for growth in continuing education, leadership and management growth.

    ​Nathalie is married to her husband Bruc​e, a Navy an​d ​Army​ veteran. They have lived in Missouri ​since​ 2004 where they ​have ​raised four children.

    – Park University Representative
    – Member of Parkville Chamber since 2018

    – Board Member of Parkville Chamber since 2021


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    Dale Brouk, Parkville Commons

    6325 Lewis St, Ste 116, Parkville, MO  64152 | 816-505-4297 | daleb@lochlloyd.com

    Dale has over 34 years of experience in the accounting field, six of those in the public sector with KPMG Peat Marwick and the remaining 27 years in the real estate industry. During his 27 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.


    – Chamber Member since 2004
    – Chamber Board Member since 2009
    – Board Member Platte County EDC 2016 - 2020
    – Buck O'Neil Bridge Committee 2017- present
    – President Generosity USA self-created 501(c)3
    – Board Member NBKC Bank
    – Board Member MMMA Self-Insured Work Comp Fund


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    Jason Fewin, Parkville Frame Gallery  

    6325 Lewis St, Parkville, MO  64152 | 816-326-7949 | jason@parkvilleframegallery.com






    Main Street Parkville Association Representative
    – Member of Parkville Chamber since 2014
    – Board Member of Parkville Chamber since 2018



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    Michelle Ford, Executive Director, Platte County Community Center South/YMCA 

    8875 Clark Ave, Parkville, MO  64152 | 816-505-2622 | michelleford@kansascityymca.org

    Michelle is a veteran of the YMCA movement and has over 30 years of experience in operations, programs,board and volunteer development, facility  management and fundraising.  She was the team leader opening two new YMCA’s in Olathe and Bonner Springs, was instrumental in starting the
    YMCA Challenger program for kids with diverse abilities in 2006 and also spear headed the construction of the all-accessible challenger sports complex that opened in 2010. She helped initiate and lead the Y’s Diversity, Inclusion and Equity work locally and on a national level with YUSA. In her role as Executive Director of the Platte County Community Centers in Parkville and Platte City, she oversees all operations along with the management of our partnership with the City of Riverside.

    – Platte County Community Center Representative
    – Chamber Member since 2005
    – Chamber Board Member since 2018


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    Dr. Mike Kimbrel, Park Hill School District,    

    7703 NW Barry Rd, Kansas City, MO  64153 | 816-359-4000 | kimbrelm@parkville.k12.mo.us


    – Chamber Member since 2020
    – Board Member of Parkville Chamber since 2022

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    Ed Linnebur, Parkville Economic Development Council  

    8880 Clark Ave, Parkville, MO  64152 | (816) 268-5006 | ed.linnebur@parkvilleedc.com


    Ed is the Executive Director for Parkville Economic Development Council (PEDC).  Ed joins the PEDC with more than 25 years of experience in Community and Economic Development in the Kansas City area. Ed will serve as a liaison with public, private, and non-profits for business attraction, creation, expansion, and retention within Parkville. The PEDC actively promotes Parkville as a great place to live, work, learn and play.

    PEDC has been a member of Parkville Area Chamber of Commerce since 2011
    Ed is a Board member of the Parkville Area Chamber of Commerce since 2021
    Ed is also a Board member of Main Street Parkville Association since 2021
    – Ed is a Board member of Platte County Economic Development Council since 2021

    – Ed is a Board member of the Northland Regional Chamber of Commerce since 2021


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    Kevin Robinson, Undo Skincare & Wellness Center  

    6442 NW Crooked Rd, Parkville, MO  64152 | 816-974-8636 | kevin@undo.today








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    Sam Sinclair, Edward Jones   

    6432 NW Crooked Rd, Parkville, MO  64152 | 816-381-6013 | sam.sinclair@edwardjones.com

    My family and I moved to Platte County in 2017. I joined Edward Jones following a 20-year military career as a US Army Aviator at Fort Leavenworth. Our family is tremendously grateful for our community, friends, and neighbors. They've helped us create a vision for serving others by helping people realize their financial goals.

    My wife, Sarah, and I have four children. We're both native to Missouri and moved all over the country before settling in Parkville. I graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point and served in Iraq, Afghanistan and Latvia. We enjoy Scouts, cycling, swimming, and the kids' school activities.

    – Member of Parkville Chamber since 2020
    – Board Member of Parkville Chamber since 2023



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    Tina Welch, City of Parkville, Alderman   

    8880 Clark Ave, Parkville, MO  64152 | 816-741-7676 | twelch@parkvillemo.gov



    – Resident of Parkville since 1993
    – Married with 2 daughters who attended Parkhill schools
    – Alderwoman since 2016, also serves on the Finance Committee
    – City liaison to Give Seven Days, an organization that provides opportunities to encourage kindness
    – City representative for MSPA
    – CLARB Board for 2 terms
    – Serves on the YMCA BoardCity liaison to Give Seven Days, an organization that provides opportunities to encourage kindness

    – Realtor with Reecenichols

    – Native of Chicago



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    Marsha VanDever, Executive Director, Parkville Area Chamber of Commerce

    8878 NW 63rd St, Ste 103, Parkville, MO  64152 | 816-587-2700 | info@parkvillechamber.com


    Marsha began her career with the Parkville 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 sold their Anytime Fitness gym and hope to do more traveling in the future. She has two grown children and is blessed to have 5 adorable grandchildren, all living in the Kansas City area.


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