Our Board of Directors + Committees

meet our gritty group

The SAVE team wouldn’t be complete without the addition of our board and committee members. These people are the branches of our tree that help us grow and provide unending support.

All volunteers, their devotion is completely unmatched. They are the idea generators and the networkers. Does this sound like you? Let us know your interest in joining our board or a committee and we’ll be in touch. We can’t wait to connect with you.

board of directors

executive committee

Heather Bradley-Geary
Director of Supportive Housing,
The Vecino Group

Bill Walberg
Vice President
Shook, Hardy & Bacon, LLP

Debi Jackson
Gender Inc.

Todd Joe
John Joe Insurance Agency

Carol Hintz
Vice Chancellor, Human Resources

Blaine Proctor
SAVE, Inc.

members at-large

Steven Baugh
Staff Counsel
Academy Bank

Aaron Crossley
Project Coordinator, Executive Leadership
Truman Medical Centers

Angela Culp
Sales Professional

Blake Dankert
The Murphy Group

Courtney Meyer
Employment Specialist
Mid-Continent Public Library

Stephanie Parker
Chief Client Experience Officer

Joe Perry
VP, Real Estate & Development
Port KC

Angela Rizzo
Angela Rizzo Consulting

Samantha Ruggles
Strategic Planning Consultant

Ron White
CFO & Vice President
MDR Management, Inc.



Our programs committee leads the agency in meeting the housing & housing-related need of SAVE, Inc.’s clients, explores partnerships and cultivates client interaction.

Current Committee:

*Indicates SAVE, Inc. Staff

  • Aaron Crossley, Chairman
  • Steven Baugh
  • Martha Boyd
  • Heather Bradley-Geary
  • Meghan Cizek
  • Kim Keaton
  • Phyl Naragon
  • Scout DeSimio*
  • Whitney Hutchison*
  • Blaine Proctor*
  • Courtney Whited*


Our development committee works on all marketing and communications efforts as well as developing an event schedule for SAVE. We cultivate our donors and volunteers.

Current Committee:

*Indicates SAVE, Inc. Staff

  • Bill Walberg, Chairman
  • Rachel Barnes
  • Blane Brungardt
  • Heather Bradley-Geary
  • Blake Dankert
  • Lewis Gowin
  • Carol Hintz
  • Debi Jackson
  • Courtney Meyer
  • Angela Rizzo
  • Samantha Ruggles
  • Darrell Vanterpool
  • Torey Berndt*
  • Blaine Proctor*


Our finance committee coordinates outside audit processes, work to ensure proper insurance coverage, reviews financials & budget and ensures safeguards are in place.

Current Committee:

*Indicates SAVE, Inc. Staff

  • Todd Joe, Chairman
  • Heather Bradley-Geary
  • Joe Perry
  • Ron White
  • Becky Hunkins*
  • Blaine Proctor*


Our nominations committee coordinates and recommends processes for securing additional SAVE, Inc. board members. This includes recruitment & orientation.

Current Committee:

*Indicates SAVE, Inc. Staff

  • Heather Bradley-Geary
  • Carol Hintz
  • Debi Jackson
  • Blaine Proctor*

deib task force

Our DEIB task force develops more diverse, inclusive and equitable policies and practices to create a culture at SAVE, Inc. that celebrates everyone who works with us and those we serve.

Current Committee:

*Indicates SAVE, Inc. Staff

  • Steven Baugh, Co-Chair
  • Scout DeSimio, Co-Chair*
  • Heather Bradley-Geary
  • Angela Culp
  • Carol Hintz
  • Whitney Hutchison*
  • Debi Jackson
  • Kim Keaton
  • Pam McMickle*
  • Alisha Owens*
  • Joe Perry
  • Cara Ramsey*
  • Amber Stewart*
  • Stephenie Smith, Sophic Solutions