CEO & Executive Director
Amy Castillo is the CEO and Executive Director of Ability KC. She has over 20 years of experience in healthcare and development and has held leadership positions at Centerpoint Medical Center and Lee’s Summit Medical Center with HCA Midwest Health, Cerner Corporation and Viracor-IBT Laboratories. She holds a bachelor’s degree in exercise science and psychology from the University of Missouri, a master’s degree in exercise physiology from Baylor University and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Dallas.
Chief Financial Officer
Sherry Early is the Chief Financial Officer of Ability KC. She has 32 years of experience in the healthcare industry finance field.
Director of Administration Services & Human Resources
Janice Brooke is the Director of Administration Services and Human Resources of Ability KC. She has 22 years of experience in the human services field. Janice is actively involved in the Society for Human Resource Management and community volunteer services.
Director of Employment Services Operations
Allen Floyd is the Director of Employment Services Operations of Ability KC. He has more than 8 years of experience helping individuals with disabilities find employment and businesses find the right candidates to meet their needs. Allen is actively involved with Missouri Rehabilitation Association (MRA)and the Missouri Association of Rehabilitation Facilities (MARF).
Shannon Lepper, PT, MHS, CBIS
Administrative Director, Medical Rehabilitation, Adult Therapies & Educational Services
Director of Marketing & Development
Katharine Lew is the Director of Marketing and Development of Ability KC. She has more than 10 years of experience in development and marketing within the healthcare industry.
Director of Professional Standards
Peri Marquardt is Director of Professional Standards of Ability KC. She has 33 years of experience in the healthcare industry and has been a leader in Health Information Management, Risk Management and HIPAA Compliance.
Janet Padley, MSEd, CBIS
Administrative Director, Medical Rehabilitation, Pediatric & Adolescent Therapies & Education Services
Janet Padley is the Administrative Director of Medical Rehabilitation, Pediatric and Adolescent Therapies and Education Services of Ability KC. She has 30 years of experience in rehabilitation and education services and has been a leader in program development. She is actively involved in CARF and is a member of the Kansas City Pediatric Alliance and the Mother and Child Health Coalition.
Terrie Price, PhD, ABPP
Director of Neuropsychology & Family Services
Terrie Price, PhD, ABPP is the Director of Neuropsychology and Family Services of Ability KC. She has 26 years of experience at Ability KC with specialization in neuropsychological assessment. She is actively involved in the American Board of Rehabilitation Psychology, Inc, as a board member and conference operations manager, Academy of Spinal Cord Injury Professionals as a member of the Program Committee and with the Brain Injury Association of Kansas and Greater Kansas City as a member of the Program Committee.
2018 Board of Directors
Sarah Pence Bloss | Board Chair
Jeanne Sosland | Vice Chair, CCC Board Representative
Michael Pateidl | Treasurer, Finance Committee Chair
George Guastello | Secretary
Theresa Levings | Governance Committee Chair, CCC Board Representative
Bonnie Pearson | Development & Marketing Committee Chair
Jean Kiene | Strategic Planning & Quality Assurance Committee Chair
Sarah Nyp, MD
George Parkins II, MD
Brad Steinle, MD | Adult Medical Rehabilitation Services | St. Luke’s Health System
Nicole McCartan, MD | Pediatric & Adolescent Medical Rehabilitation Services | Children’s Mercy Hospital