CDAC members include business leaders, financial institutions, universities and nonprofit leaders who serve low- to moderate-income (LMI) populations. Council members provide year-round insight on economic and community development issues and meet twice a year with the Kansas City Fed’s leadership.

Aubrey Abbott Patterson

President and Chief Executive Officer

Hutchinson Community Foundation Hutchinson, Kansas

Niki Donawa

Chief Community Relations Officer

University Health (formerly Truman Medical Centers) Kansas City, Missouri

Raúl Font


Latino Community Development Agency Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Don Greenwell

President, The Builders' Association

Executive Director, Kansas City Chapter-Associated General Contractors of America Kansas City, Missouri

Scott Hoversland

Executive Director

Wyoming Community Development Authority Casper, Wyoming

Dewey Jackson


Denver Area Labor Federation, AFL-CIO Denver, Colorado

Geoff Jolley

Executive Director

Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) Greater Kansas City Kansas City, Missouri

Cindy Logsdon

Executive Director/CEO

Citizen Potawatomi Community Development Corporation Shawnee, Oklahoma

Angela McGraw


Do Space Omaha, Nebraska

Neelima Parasker

President and Chief Executive Officer

SnapIT Solutions Overland Park, Kansas

Amanda Peters

Senior Vice President

Vectra Bank Colorado Denver, Colorado

Alan Ramirez

Director of Strategic Lending

Colorado Enterprise Fund Denver, Colorado

Jim Reiff

Executive Director

Nebraska Enterprise Fund Omaha, Nebraska

Adrienne R. Smith

President and CEO

New Mexico Caregivers Coalition Bernalillo, New Mexico

Awais Sufi

Chief Executive Officer

SchoolSmartKC Kansas City, Missouri

Pete Upton

Executive Director

Native360 Loan Fund Grand Island, Nebraska