KCMBA Staff

KCMBA is supported by a staff full-time employees led by Executive Director Vickie Mauck.  While working in several different departments, our common goal is to ensure that attorneys in the Kansas City area view KCMBA as a valuable resource in enhancing their experience as legal professionals.  We encourage you to contact any of KCMBA’s staff members at (816) 474-4322 for assistance.
 

Vickie Mauck
Executive Director
vmauck@kcmba.org

Vickie is the chief operating officer and managing executive of KCMBA and KCMBF. 
She oversees the development of programs and policies, provides direction to the Board of Directors,
and supervises day-to-day operations.  Vickie is also responsible for supervising fiscal and budgetary
matters including budget preparation and accounting, managing the implementation of the mission
statement and ensuring the effectiveness of the KCMBA staff.

 

 

                Kim Elrod
Director of Sections & CLE
kelrod@kcmba.org

Kim is responsible for KCMBA’s Sections and Committees, providing support to leadership and members in their various roles and activities including special events associated with the Sections and Committees.  She is also responsible for KCMBA’s Continuing Legal Education program providing oversight with strategic planning, budgeting and marketing of programs which encompasses the Ross T. Roberts Trial Academy program.

              
S
harra Wagner
Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Foundation Director
swagner@kcmbf.org


Sharra is responsible for coordinating all elements of the Foundation’s Legal Connection programs: Domestic Violence Alliance, Military Matters, and Student Law Academy (SLA).  She manages the planning and execution of the Foundation’s Liberty & Justice Gala and the Lawyers Encouraging Academic Performance (LEAP) events.  Sharra is also responsible for supporting the Foundation’s financial health and she provides administrative support to the Foundation Board of Directors and committees.
 
 
              Greg Wacker
Director of Information Technology
gwacker@kcmba.org


Greg evaluates, maintains and upgrades all Association hardware and software including the conference center equipment.  He is responsible for the upkeep of the Association’s membership database and the courthouse security pass system.  Greg also provides technical support for the KCMBA website and resolves user issues such as login failures.

            Lori Brandow
Director of Membership & Communications
lbrandow@kcmba.org

Lori is responsible for overseeing and managing all aspects of the association’s membership, marketing, publications, and communications policies, procedures and operations. Lori is also responsible for the management of the Affinity Partner program, including developing and maintaining relationships with partners. 



                  Gabby DeFonso
Coordinator of Brand and Graphic Design
gdefonso@kcmba.org

Gabby is responsible for managing the production, design, and layout of KCMBA's online presence, publications,and marketing materials, including the KC Counselor magazine, yearly Directory of the Greater Kansas City Legal Community, social media, and event branding and marketing collateral.

                      Peggy Boehm

Coordinator of Sections & CLE
pboehm@kcmba.org

Peggy is responsible for providing support to KCMBA’s Sections and Committees, Continuing Legal Education programs and the Director and Manager of Sections and CLE. She assists with registration and coordination for both meetings and Continuing Legal Education programs. In addition, she provides support with Section special events.
                  

Meagan Holloway
Coordinator of Sections & CLE
mholloway@kcmba.org

Meagan is responsible for providing support to KCMBA’s Sections and Committees, Continuing Legal Education programs and the Director and Manager of Sections and CLE. She assists with registration and coordination for both meetings and Continuing Legal Education programs. In addition, she provides support with Section special events.

                    

Olivia Jensik
Coordinator of KCMBF
ojensik@kcmbf.org

Olivia works closely with the Foundation Director and is responsible for a wide variety of administrative, clerical, and program support activities and event logistics for KCMBF volunteers and committees. She fosters positive relationships with community partners and volunteer attorneys to help ensure the success of the foundation’s Legal Connection programs.

              

Robin Levine
Director of Events & Hospitality
rlevine@kcmba.org

Robin is responsible for overseeing and implementing all aspects of hospitality including use and rentals of KCMBA facilities, meeting logistics for internal KCMBA meetings and the Bench-Bar & Boardroom Conference, KCMBA’s Annual Meeting and fundraising events (including silent and live auctions) associated with the annual KCMBF Gala.