Board Member Great, Plains Energy
Senior Human Resources Executive, Sprint – retired
Sandy Price was the senior vice president of human resources for the Sprint Corporation (NYSE: S) for ten years, retiring from the company in 2016. Sandy is a member of the Great Plains Energy (NYSE: GXP) Board of Directors, serving on the Compensation and Development and Governance Committees.
An active mentor and community leader, Sandy was president of the Johnson County Community College Foundation and is a former member of the Greater Kansas City United Way Board of Trustees and the executive board of the Overland Park, Kansas Chamber of Commerce.
Partner and Immediate Past Chair
Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP
A trial attorney, John served as chair of Shook, Hardy & Bacon for 15 years. His careers as a litigator and chief executive give him unique insight into business challenges. He focuses on creative and practical solutions to deliver budget predictability, efficiency and results. John has served on a number of civic and non-profit boards of directors including the Kansas City Area Development Council, the KC Chamber, Starlight Theater and United Way of Greater Kansas City, among others.
CMO and President
William (Bill) Gautreaux is responsible for consolidating Crestwood’s NGL and Crude marketing activities, including trucking, rail, and facility assets, and leading its growth strategies around the Crestwood platform. Bill is active as a Board Member or Trustee in numerous non-profit and charitable organizations including William Jewell College, National MS Society, Kemper Museum, Greater Kansas City Community Foundation, and the board of the Civic Council of Greater Kansas City.
Work Group Co-Chairs
Neeli Bendapudi, Ph.D.
Provost, University of Kansas
VP Logistics (retired)
Hallmark Cards, Inc.
Timothy W. Triplett
President of Legal, Risk Management and Government Affairs
Black & Veatch
Angel Investor and Financial Advisor
Merrill Lynch Private Banking and Investment Group
Managing Director and Co-Founder, Open Air Equity Partners
Former President and COO, Sprint
Co-Founder and COO
Regional Vice President of External Affairs, AT&T Missouri
Vice President and General Counsel, Hallmark
Regional Communications Team
Senior VP of Public Affairs and Communications (Retired)
Hallmark Cards, Inc.