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Press Release: The American Marketing Association of Kansas City Announces Board of Directors for 2016-17

(Kansas City, Mo. – September 27, 2016) – The American Marketing Association of Kansas City (AMAKC) is pleased to announce the 2016-17 Board of Directors:

Jeff Randolph – Campfire

Immediate Past President
Alma Azuara – Sprint

Secretary & Collegiate Relations Vice President
Dr. Brian Buckler – Avila University

Mary K. Florence -Daystar West Consulting

Programming Vice President
Manon Eilts – U.S. Tennis Association-Missouri Valley

Programming Director
Trevor Stille – emfluence

Healthcare SIG Vice President
Vince Vandehaar – VVV Research & Development, Inc.

Programming Assistant Director
Alexa Blackman – VVV Research & Development, Inc.

Brand Manager
Jan Curry – Cerner

Membership Vice President
Trevor Lewis – Skyline

Membership Retention
Zach Jungmeyer –

Marketing Communications Vice President
Barb Carr –Hallmark

Interactive Vice President
Scott Schaper – Unravel

Sponsorship Director
Jim Carlson –

Communications Director
Mallory Murray – Cerner

Volunteer Vice President
Meghan Howard – Short’s Travel

Special Projects Director
Ryan Frederking – Cerner

Executive Director
Cynthia Edmunds

“I am looking forward to a great year on the AMAKC board. It is such a pleasure to get to work with such an outstanding group of marketers,” said Jeff Randolph, president, AMAKC. “Our board is working hard to ensure this year will have some of the best marketing programs in the area.”

This award winning chapter has been recognized for its’ programming, communications and membership efforts. With nearly 300 professional members in the Kansas City area and students linked through popular collegiate programs, the AMAKC consistently contributes valuable resources to its members, including their social and networking events, annual seminars, healthcare special topics and monthly professional development topics, featuring top level marketers from local and national companies such as IKEA, Nike, Disney, IBM North America, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Roasterie, Southwest Airlines, Facebook, and Google.

About American Marketing Association

The Kansas City American Marketing Association (AMAKC) is a professional society of nearly 300 advertising, marketing, research, and sales executives with an interest in the practice, study, and teaching of marketing. The Kansas City chapter is one of more than 70 professional chapters and over 350 collegiate chapters throughout North America and select international locations.

The AMAKC is the best source for professional training and development opportunities for local marketers, businesses, and organizations in the Greater Kansas City Area, creating up-to-date, compelling, and practical programs of interest both to the general membership and to those in specialized subfields.
The American Marketing Association (AMA) is the largest marketing association in the world. AMA serves organizations and individuals who practice, teach and study marketing across the globe.  It serves as a forum to advance marketing practice and thought leadership. For more information about the AMAKC, visit

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