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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

Board Chair: Jim Caniglia, UMB
Vice Chair: Amanda Richardson, Grant Thornton, LLP
Board Secretary: Ryan H. Powell, O.D., Vision Source Eyecare
Board Treasurer: Cheryl Givens, Community Member
Immediate Past Board Chair: Susan M. Casey, Community Member

Members at Large

Mary Beth Biga, QuikTrip Corporation
Michelle Brown, CBIZ
Laure Christensen, Park University
Cassie Dawalt, Valera Health
Tom Isenberg, Retired Western Extralite President
Lauren Kepler, Newkirk Novak Construction
Michelle Lehman, American Century

Ryan Miller, Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office
Greg Personelli, Argosy Casino Hotel & Spa
Rachel Price, Stinson LLP
Tommy Taylor, Retired from Polsinelli Shughart PC
Wayne Threatt, WBT Strategy Consulting, LLC
Johnny Waller Jr., Community Volunteer