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Serving on Start-Up Boards: Entrepreneurship and Disruption in Kansas City

February 23, 2016
Mission Hills, KS



NACD Heartland Chapter February 23, 2016 Breakfast Program in Kansas City


Serving on Start-Up Boards:
Entrepreneurship and Disruption in Kansas City


Program Description


Directors of start-up or entrepreneurial ventures face unique challenges that are not for the passive or faint-of-heart.  Our experienced panel will share lessons learned on the front line of success, failure, drama and disruption.


For help with registration please contact Sharon Allison

Location and Time


Indian Hills Country Club
6847 Tomahawk Road
Mission Hills, KS 66208

7:00am Breakfast Buffet Available

7:00am - 7:30am Coffee and Networking

7:30am - 9am Formal Program

Speaker Spotlight


Wendy Guilles

President & CEO, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation

The Kauffman Foundation is among the largest private foundations in the United States with an asset base of approximately $2 billion. Its entrepreneurship work is national in scale and global in reach.

Matthew Condon

Founder & CEO, Bardavon Health Innovations

Matt Condon founded ARC Physical Therapy in 2003 and built the company to 90 employees and $11.4 million in annual sales before selling a majority interest in 2013. With proceeds from the $36 million deal he built Bardavon, which provides services for employers in 22 states. He currently chairs the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce Big Five Initiative on Entrepreneurship.

Joe Ratterman

Chairman, BATS Global Markets, Inc.

A co-founder of the company, Joe Ratterman assumed the role of Chairman in March 2015 after eight highly successful years as CEO. Today the company is the world's second-largest global operator of exchanges and services for financial markets and Mr. Ratterman represents the industry's diverse participants as a member of the SEC Equity Market Structure Advisory Committee

Jason Tatge

Founder & CEO, Farmobile, LLC

Jason Tatge founded Farmobile in 2013 to deliver technologies for farmers to manage and protect agricultural data. Named the 2010 Pipeline Innovator of the Year, he previously founded Lenexa-based Farms Technology LLC, which he served as CEO for ten years before selling the company to DuPont



Question about this Event?

Contact Heartland Chapter C/O Sharon Allison, 7033 N. Campbell, Gladstone, MO, 64118 phone: 816-210-3308 email: