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THE PEOPLE BEHIND THE SCENES - OUR STAFF

Support KC's highly specialized staff possess a unique blend of nonprofit expertise and understanding.

Jenne Vanderbout

Jenne Vanderbout

Executive Director

Jenne specializes in overseeing organizational operations with a focus on alignment of procedures, policies, and staffing.
jennev@supportkc.org

    Jenne specializes in overseeing organizational operations with a focus on alignment of procedures, policies, and staffing. As Executive Director, she brings over 20 years of progressive leadership experience in the education and nonprofit industries to Support KC. Jenne joined Support KC in 2018.

    Prior to joining Support KC, she served as Assistant Vice President for a Division II university foundation. Jenne has served on a number of regional professional boards and corporate advisory boards. Most recently, Jenne has presented regionally and nationally on prospect management, board management, annual giving, and constituent engagement. Currently, she is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals.

    Jenne holds a bachelor’s degree in education from Western Oregon University, master’s degree in student development administration from Seattle University, and a doctorate in educational leadership and policy analysis from the University of Missouri.

     

    Contact Jenne:
    jennev@nullsupportkc.org
    913-831-4752 x102

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    Christy Cubbage

    Christy Cubbage

    Chief Financial Officer

    Christy is a licensed CPA with public accounting experience serving small and mid-size entrepreneurial clients, including nonprofit organizations in Kansas and Missouri.
    christyc@supportkc.org

      Christy is a licensed CPA with expertise includes tax consulting, client accounting and accounting systems management. Christy joined Support KC in 2012.

      Christy’s experience includes in public accounting serving small and mid-size entrepreneurial clients, including nonprofit organizations in Kansas and Missouri. Her community activities include Thank You Walt Disney, Inc. Board member and Treasurer, Missouri Society of CPAs Board Member and member of the Finance Committee, a Greater Kansas City Women’s Foundation Board member, and Accounting Advisory Board member for the University of Central Missouri.

      She holds an Executive MBA from the University of Missouri – Kansas City and remains active in alumni and community activities.

      Contact Christy:
      christyc@nullsupportkc.org
      913-831-4752 x106

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      Lindsey Curfman

      Lindsey Curfman

      Accountant II

      Lindsey brings financial management expertise and support to the accounting team, where she specializes in management reports and bookkeeping.
      lindseyc@supportkc.org

        Lindsey Curfman

        Lindsey Curfman

        Accountant II

        Lindsey brings financial management expertise and support to the accounting team, where she specializes in management reports and bookkeeping.
        lindseyc@supportkc.org

          Erin DeVreugd

          Erin DeVreugd

          Evaluator & Accountant II

          Erin brings expertise in payroll preparation, management reporting and grant tracking to the Support KC Accounting Team.
          erind@supportkc.org

            Erin brings expertise in payroll preparation, management reporting and grant tracking to the Support KC Accounting team. Erin joined Support KC in 2014 and returned in 2018.

            Erin brings both nonprofit and for-profit business experience to the Support KC Accounting team. She is skilled in nonprofit fund development and database management from her work with the Research Foundation. Erin also has accounting experience within the medical and public sectors.

            Erin holds a bachelor’s degree in Sociology and Criminal Justice from Iowa State University.

             

            Contact Erin:
            erind@nullsupportkc.org
            913-831-4752 x130

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            Catherine Jay

            Catherine Jay

            Associate Director of Client Accounting

            Catherine brings her experience in nonprofit accounting, with expertise in charitable gift annuities, endowments, and estates, to Support KC.
            catherinej@supportkc.org

              Catherine is well-versed in all aspects of nonprofit financial administration and accounting processes specific to nonprofit organizations, including tax preparation, payroll, and financial information systems. Catherine joined Support KC in 2012.

              Catherine is a CPA and holds a Master of Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting and a Master of Science in Accounting with an emphasis in Taxation, both from the University of Missouri – Kansas City. She serves as her church’s Treasurer and chair of its Finance Committee. Catherine is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Missouri Society of CPAs, and the Beta Gamma Sigma Society. She has also held memberships in the Partnership for Philanthropic Planning and the Mid-America Planned Giving Council.

              Contact Catherine:
              catherinej@nullsupportkc.org
              913-831-4752 x111

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              Elizabeth Liddle

              Elizabeth Liddle

              Director of Client Accounting

              Elizabeth is a CPA licensed in Oregon, Kansas, and Missouri, with tax, audit, and accounting experience with for-profit, nonprofit, and governmental entities.
              elizabethl@supportkc.org

                Elizabeth is a CPA licensed in Oregon, Kansas, and Missouri, with tax, audit, and accounting experience with for-profit, nonprofit, and governmental entities. Elizabeth joined Support KC in 2005.

                She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Missouri Society of CPAs. Her favorite accounting project is preparing IRS Form 990 because “it’s an intricate puzzle that creates a wonderful picture of an organization.”

                Contact Elizabeth:
                elizabethl@nullsupportkc.org
                913-831-4752 x103

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                Laura McEachen

                Laura McEachen

                Grant Coordinator

                As Grant Coordinator, Laura’s area of expertise includes grant writing, submission, tracking, and reporting. Laura also brings exceptional research skills to Support KC’s Fund Development team.
                lauram@supportkc.org

                  As Grant Coordinator, Laura’s area of expertise includes grant writing, submission, tracking, and reporting. Laura also brings exceptional research skills to Support KC’s Fund Development team. Laura joined Support KC in 2018.

                  As a practicing attorney, Laura has also an extensive background in family law and cross-cultural communications. She received her J.D. from Washington University School of Law in St. Louis and holds a bachelor’s degree in Foreign Service and International Law from Georgetown University in Washington D.C.

                  Laura recently established her own law firm, which aims to provide affordable legal service to low-income clients. She also volunteers with Belles of the American Royal (BOTAR) and has served as its board treasurer and corresponding secretary.

                   

                  Contact Laura:
                  lauram@nullsupportkc.org
                  913-831-4752 x121

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                  Noelle Peck

                  Noelle Peck

                  Client Accounting Manager

                  As a member of Support KC’s accounting management team, Noelle’s expertise includes Form 990’s, federal grant tracking, management reports, and providing training on nonprofit accounting standards.
                  noellep@supportkc.org

                    As a member of Support KC’s accounting management team, Noelle’s expertise includes Form 990’s, federal grant tracking, management reports, and providing training on nonprofit accounting standards. Noelle joined Support KC in 2017.

                    Prior to joining Support KC, Noelle worked as a tax accountant in the corporate sector, where she focused on sales and use tax and international tax.

                    Noelle holds bachelor’s degrees in accounting and business from Truman State University. She is currently pursuing a CPA license and her certification as a Quickbooks Online Pro Advisor.

                     

                    Contact Noelle:
                    noellep@nullsupportkc.org
                    913-831-4752 x120

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                    Blake Cleaver

                    Blake Cleaver

                    Collective Impact & Proposal Manager

                    As Support KC’s Collective Impact & Proposal Manager, Blake handles office administration and logistics, assists executive leadership with special projects, and serves as the first point of contact for prospective clients.
                    blakec@supportkc.org

                      As Collective Impact & Proposal Manager, Blake handles office administration, scheduling and logistics for Support KC. Blake also assists executive leadership with special projects and serves as the first point of contact for prospective clients. Blake joined Support KC in 2017.

                      Blake holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from William Jewell College, where she also sat on the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance committee. Blake is currently perusing her Certified Nonprofit Professional credential. Before joining Support KC, Blake served as Office Coordinator for a local business.

                      Contact Blake:
                      blakec@nullsupportkc.org
                      913-831-4752 x1

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                      Kendall Suhr

                      Kendall Suhr

                      Accountant II

                      Kendall is a licensed CPA who brings accounting and fiscal management expertise to Support KC’s clients. She specializes in preparing management reports, Form 1099’s, accounts payable and bookkeeping.
                      kendalls@supportkc.org

                         

                        Kendall is a licensed CPA who brings accounting and fiscal management expertise to Support KC’s clients. She specializes in preparing management reports, Form 1099’s, accounts payable and bookkeeping. Kendall joined Support KC in 2018.

                        Before joining Support KC, Kendall served as a public auditor for a Big Four accounting firm where she focused on consumer goods and transportation sectors.

                        Kendall hold bachelor’s degrees in mathematics and accounting from Benedictine College and is a member of the Missouri Society of CPA’s.

                        Contact Kendall:
                        kendalls@nullsupportkc.org
                        913-831-4752 x121

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                        Adam Sullivan

                        Adam Sullivan

                        Communications Coordinator & Accountant I

                        Adam’s area of expertise includes monthly accounting support, financial report preparation and budget preparation assistance, reporting and analysis.
                        adams@supportkc.org

                          Adam’s area of expertise includes monthly accounting support, financial report preparation and budget preparation assistance, reporting and analysis. He is skilled in processes and procedures to help you effectively communicate financial information to nonprofit staff and board members. Adam joined Support KC in 2017.

                          Prior to joining Support KC, Adam worked in financial services and enrollment support within the higher education sector. Adam holds a Bachelor’s of Science from Morningside College in Eastern Iowa.

                           

                          Contact Adam:
                          adams@nullsupportkc.org
                          913-831-4752 x108

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                          Grecia Rucoba

                          Grecia Rucoba

                          Accountant II

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                            Grecia’s Bio is coming soon…

                             

                            Contact Grecia:
                            greciar@nullsupportkc.org
                            913-831-4752 x118

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                            Michelle Erickson

                            Michelle Erickson

                            Client Accounting Manager

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                              Michelle’s Bio is coming soon…

                               

                              Contact Michelle:
                              michellee@nullsupportkc.org
                              913-831-4752 x115

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                              Toni Stock

                              Toni Stock

                              Accountant II

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                                Toni’s Bio is coming soon…

                                 

                                Contact Toni:
                                tonis@nullsupportkc.org
                                913-831-4752 x105

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                                Alex Jenkner

                                Alex Jenkner

                                Accountant I

                                Alex’s Bio is coming soon…

                                   

                                  Alex’s bio is coming soon…

                                   

                                  Contact Alex:
                                  alexj@nullsupportkc.org
                                  913-831-4752 x110

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                                  Daniel Conge

                                  Daniel Conge

                                  Accountant I

                                  Daniel’s Bio is coming soon…

                                     

                                    Daniel’s Bio is coming soon…

                                     

                                    Contact Daniel:
                                    danielc@nullsupportkc.org
                                    913-831-4752 x122

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