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Leadership

A Team Committed to Our Goals

Synergy’s 150-member staff dedicate themselves every day to confronting and overcoming violence in our community. They are led by an experienced group of professionals including:

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Robin Shanberg Winner

Co-Executive Director

Robin has provided non-profit management for more than forty-five years and has been at the helm for Synergy Services since 2000.

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Dennis Meier, Ph. D.

Co-Executive Director

Dennis is a 30+ year veteran of Synergy Services, serving first as a Family Counselor, then as Director of Therapeutic Services and finally as Associate Executive of Clinical Services before being named Co-Executive Director in 2018.

Board of Directors


Executive Committee

Chair: Cory Miller, UMB
Vice Chair: Michelle Brown, CBIZ
Secretary: Jason Bennett, American Century
Treasurer: Cheryl Givens, Community Member
Immediate Past Chair: Greg Personelli, Argosy Casino Hotel & Spa

Members at Large

Susan Casey, Community Member   
Tracy Ellis, Harlan Global
Dr. Terra Frazier, Children's Mercy Hospital
Michael Gabrick, Cerner
Vince Hamilton, FedEx
Tom Isenberg, Retired Western Extralite President
Timothy A. Laycock, Stinson Leonard Street
Bridget Mendoza, EBM Janitorial LLC

Erika Moody, Helix
Amanda Richardson, Grant Thornton
Brandy Shope, QuikTrip Corporation
Shane Smeed, Park University
Tommy Taylor, Retired from Polsinelli Shughart PC
Wayne Threatt, WBT Strategy Consulting, LLC
Park Ulrich, Turner, Wear, Zanders & Associates
Marisa Wiruhayarn, Tasty Thai