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11/6/17 Entrepreneurs and Directors Connect

November 6, 2017
Kansas City, MO

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Member Price: $35
Non-Member Price: $45




Entrepreneurs and Directors Connect 

Monday, November 6, 2017 | Kansas City

Are you an entrepreneur?

Are you a director?

You will have opportunities to connect with local entrepreneurs seeking directors.Heartland Chapter is hosting local NACD members and entrepreneurs for a special program and reception at the Kauffman Foundation Conference Center. Attendees will gain insights on when early stage businesses should engage outside advisors, advisory directors and full-fledged directors (beyond mentors, rainmakers and funders) and how to find them, while NACD directors will have opportunities to connect with local entrepreneurs seeking directors. This highly interactive chapter program and cocktail reception will provide a unique opportunity for networking.

Program Agenda

Opening Remarks

Wendy Guillies, President and CEO, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation 


David Fowler, Retired Community Leader


  • Matt Condon, Founder and CEO, Bardavon Health Innovations and incoming Chair, Kansas City Chamber of Commerce
  • Bill Gautreaux, Co-Chair, KC Rising and Business Partner at MLP Holdings LLC
  • Todd Harris, EVP Strategic Partnerships, SquareOffs
  • Greg Maday, Co-Founder, Sporting KC and Chairman & CEO, SpecChem LLC

Closing Statement and Next Steps

Maria Meyers, Vice Provost & Executive Director of UMKC Innovation Center and KCSourceLink


We are offering a special registration price of $15.00 to Entrepreneurs.  To take advantage of this offer please contact Sharon Allison at

$15.00 – Entrepreneurs

$35.00 – NACD Members

$45.00 - Non-Members Not Leading an Entrepreneurial Organization

Location and Time


Kauffman Foundation Conference Center
4801 Rockhill Road
Kansas City, MO 64110

3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. | Registration

4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. | Formal Program

6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. | Networking Reception



Question about this Event?

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