Location: Kansas City

October 2019

Todd Clauer

Todd Clauer started teaching at Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy (HBHA) in 2000, after eight years in public and private schools. He has been the Upper School Principal since 2013.  As an educator, he works to help students transform their lives … Continue reading

2nd Oct, 2019

Fay Balk

Fay Balk, vice president organization effectiveness and development at Hallmark Cards, the world’s largest manufacturer and retailer of greeting cards and related social expression products. During her 27+ year tenure with the company, Ms. Balk had held positions of increasing … Continue reading

2nd Oct, 2019

May 2019

Jeramy Zimmerman

Jeramy Zimmerman is a choreographer, performing artist and yoga teacher based in KCMO.

6th May, 2019

Rebecca Stern

Rebecca Stern is a Medical Case Manager with Good Samaritan Project in Kansas City, MO. She received her Masters in Social Work from Washington University in Saint Louis. Rebecca has experience as a sexual health educator for a variety of … Continue reading

6th May, 2019

DeAnna Skedel

DeAnna Skedel has been an artist and professor in Kansas City since 2002, was honored by her peers at Metropolitan Community College – Blue River with the 2015 Missouri Governor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching. Her focused work in sculpture, … Continue reading

6th May, 2019

Kelsey Saragnese

Kelsey Saragnese has put down deep roots in Missouri and can’t imagine herself anywhere else. After graduating from the University of Missouri in 2014 with a B.A. in Women’s and Gender Studies, she moved to St. Louis to serve as … Continue reading

6th May, 2019

Carly Rosin

Carly Rosin is a Kansas City-based artist. She lives with her wife, Amy, and two kittens. She believes love is shared through action and the word alone does not do it justice.

6th May, 2019

Michael Fine

Michael Fine grew up in Dallas, Texas and moved to Kansas City after graduating college. He works as an Integrated Technologies Consultant for Cerner and is a long-time volunteer. An emphasis on empathy for and kindness toward others has become … Continue reading

6th May, 2019

Andrew Cotlar

Andrew Cotlar hails from suburban Kansas City and has a background in the performing arts. After traveling the country as a professional actor, Andrew turned to Jewish non-profit and helped manage the 14th Street Y in the East Village of … Continue reading

6th May, 2019

Brandon Barnett

Brandon Barnett is a new Missourian and recent graduate from the University of Florida.  He currently works for INTL FCStone in the compliance department and is involved in Kansas City with the Human Rights Campaign. 

6th May, 2019
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