Leadership

ADMINISTRATION

Christopher D. Hillyer, MD
President and Chief Executive Officer

Elizabeth J. McQuail
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

David Graham
Executive Director

Patsy Shipley, RN BSN
Senior Director, Recruitment and Collections

Kim Peck, MA, MT(ASCP)SBB, CMQ/OE(ASQ)
Senior Director, Technical Services

Jared Banks, 
Senior Director, Information Technology

Kim Mielenz 
Director, Quality Systems

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT

Cherie Erickson

COLLECTIONS - MOBILE BLOOD DRIVES

Shelly Muckerheide
Director

DISTRIBUTION

Pat Parton
Director

DONOR RECRUITMENT

Chelsea Tibbetts
Director

HOSPITAL RELATIONS

Laura Horton
Manager

HUMAN RESOURCES

Jessica Lackey
Manager

IMMUNOHEMATOLOGY/PLATELET ANTIBODY/GENOMICS

Jack Wilson, MLS, ASCP(CM)
Manager

LABORATORIES

Jovona Powelson
Director

MEDICAL DIRECTOR

Jed Gorlin, MD

PURCHASING

Stuart George
Manager

THERAPEUTIC SERVICES

Maryl Chain
Manager

VOLUNTEER SERVICES

Laura Long
Manager

NEIGHBORHOOD DONATION CENTERS

Kathy Boldt
Director, Donor Services

MISSOURI DONATION CENTER MANAGERS

Blue Springs
Ben McFerron

Gladstone
Alicia Bates

Kansas City
Angela Coffman

St. Joseph 
Pam Holman

KANSAS DONATION CENTER MANAGERS

Overland Park 
Chaz Walgren

Topeka
Cindy Kerns