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



Nola Adebo
Truman Medical Center
Construction Project Manager 

Mike Barr 
J.E. Dunn Construction
Vice President, Estimating

Tom Eatman

Builders by Design, LLC
Managing Partner

Bill Dana
Cental Bank of Kansas City

Adam LaBoda

Spencer Fane LLP

Linda Manlove
Community Leader 


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 


Patrice Townsend 

KCBPU Utility Services

Cydney M. Gurgens

UMB Bank
Director of Commercial Real Estate