20 Nov

Pam Berneking, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Commercial Officer, oversees daily operations of the credit union as well as all aspects of CommunityAmerica’s commercial banking division. Pam is a banking veteran, with more than 35 years of progressive regulatory, commercial banking and leadership experience. As Chief Operating Officer, Pam provides leadership for teams that support […]

13 Nov

Chad Peterson is an entrepreneur like you that has been through the self-employment trenches. Chad was not born with a silver spoon – he had humble beginnings.  Like all of us, he had plenty of reasons to fail, but he chose the same path you did: to succeed. Through innate tenacity, determination and grit, he […]

11 Nov

  As a finance and strategy executive, Michael brings a very diverse set of skills to drive an organization forward. He’s excelled in developing and leading many strategic plans to include raising capital, IPOs, and M&A from both the buy and sell-side. His Corporate Finance experience includes raising over $100 million through an IPO and […]

01 Nov

George brings a combination of business acumen, sales passion, and servant leadership to his chosen role in business development for creative and marketing agencies. Respected and well-regarded throughout the Midwest and nationally, George has helped grow both the agencies he has worked for and those he has partnered with, and his reputation is rooted in […]

25 Oct

  Exhibit Associates is a leading designer and fabricator of Tradeshow Booths, Corporate Displays and Museum Exhibits. “Your Brand. Our Business.” is more than a motto – it is an attitude shared by the Team here at Exhibit Associates. Each Client Journey consists of a Project Journey that focuses on a successful project. Whether it […]

17 Oct

  Erica Brune, President of Lever1, is a 2014 Rising Star of Kansas City! Kansas City Business Magazine awarded Brune in February for her innovative approach to leadership and remarkable success story. Under Brune’s leadership Lever1 has become an emerging professional employer organization (PEO)— recognized by Thinking Bigger Business Magazine as a “Smart Company to […]

03 Oct

  An entrepreneur and former CEO of a successful wealth management firm, Mindy began her career as an executive assistant. She was a single mother dealing with divorce and later overcame a life-threatening illness.  After reaching the pinnacle of her professional career, and in the middle of raising two teenage boys, tragedy struck. Mindy’s father […]

27 Sep

    Matt is a senior marketing and communications executive with CommunityAmerica Credit Union.  He has significant experience establishing brand visions and strategies, and  delivering in-market results that exceed expectations. He excels at leveraging customer and market insights to develop clear and high-impact brand marketing and communications plans to achieve channel excellence. He’s an expert […]

25 Sep

A mountain boy originally from southern California, Clifton came to the Midwest to attend the esteemed Kansas City Art Institute. After working for several local agencies in creative roles, he founded REACTOR Design Studio. He has appeared on national television, been featured in countless publications and guided the studio to more than 200 design awards. […]

12 Sep

 In 2019, Gayle Packer was named president and chief executive officer of Terracon Consultants, Inc., an employee-owned engineering consulting firm with more than 4,500 employees nationwide. Since joining Terracon in 2004, Gayle has served in several roles including executive vice president and chief administrative officer. She has successfully coordinated the acquisition of 50 companies, […]