President & CEO of the Women's Foundation
Wendy advances all women’s economic and civic leadership using evidenced-based research and policy solutions to make meaningful change in the Midwest. Wendy’s nonprofit career began as a national major gifts officer with the National Kidney Foundation, Inc. She worked as a nonprofit consultant who focused on board development and strategic planning. She later served as the Executive Vice President of Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas.
Wendy earned a B.A. from Rockhurst University in Kansas City, Missouri, and she serves on the Missouri Women’s Health Council, the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce Executive Women’s Leadership Council, and the University of Missouri – Kansas City Starr Education Committee.