LISC National
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Local Advisory Board

Top-tier executives from the business and foundation community join with public sector representatives to comprise the Greater Kansas City LISC Local Advisory Board. The board oversees the program and approves budgets, reviews performance, raises funds and holds Greater Kansas City LISC accountable for performance and outcomes.

Brian File | Board Chairman & President 

Senior Manager, Products & Services

Joe Hiersteiner | Vice Chairman

Seigfreid Bingham P.C.


Christine Pierson | Secretary
Innovative Funding Services
President & CEO

Joe Connor | Treasurer

Unified Government of Wyandotte County
Assistant County Administrator 

Nola Adebo
Truman Medical Center
Construction Project Manager 

Mike Barr | Programs Committee Chairman 
J.E. Dunn Construction
Vice President, Estimating

Tom Eatman

Builders by Design, LLC
Managing Partner

Bill Dana
Cental Bank of Kansas City

Kevin Harris 

Fiserv, Inc.
Vice President, Business Strategy

Adam LaBoda | Lending & Underwriting Committee Chairman
Spencer Fane LLP

Linda Manlove
Missouri Attorney General's Office
Assistant Attorney (Retired)

Clyde McQueen

Full Employment Council

Marlene Nagel

Mid-America Regional Council
Director of Community Development

Rafiq Saad, MBA

BMO Harris Bank
Vice President, P&C 


Doug Stone
Lewis Rice 


Patrice Townsend | Economic Development Committee Chairperson

KCBPU Utility Services

Cydney M. Gurgens

UMB Bank
Director of Commercial Real Estate