Staff | Junior Achievement of Greater Kansas City

Megan Sturges Stanfield
President & CEO

Since 2014, Megan Sturges Stanfield has been focused on helping young people across the metro own their future economic success and challenge the cycle of poverty. Megan is an experienced leader with demonstrated success in core nonprofit functions including fundraising, stewardship, program implementation & evaluation, event management, volunteer management, and operations. She received her Master’s in Family Studies from Kansas State University in 2014. Since then, she has been putting her expertise and passion to work at a variety of for-impact organizations focused on impacting and changing the lives of children, youth, and families in our community.

Torey Berndt
Director of Marketing & Communications
Amy Dauer
Director of Finance & Administration
Kate Hood
Director of Programs & Experiences

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Kate Hood
Director of Programs & Experiences
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Allison Chael
Development Manager
Kristi Fike
Program & Administrative Coordinator
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Sydney Hunter
Development Coordinator
Jennie Masuch
Senior Capstone Manager
Jennifer Miller
Database Manager
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Elle Stailey
Youth Program Manager:
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Sara Swearingen
Volunteer Manager
Laura Wagner
Education Manager
Shelby Wilkes
Stakeholder Experience Manager