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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

Margaret Fitzgerald

Sara Gude

Liz Hawks

David Hunt

Connie Kamps

Mary Marty

Sarah Nyp, MD

George Parkins II, MD

Lindsey Roy

Beth Whalen

Executive Staff

Amy Castillo

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.

Sherry Early

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.

Allen Floyd

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).

Janice Brooke

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.

Peri Marquardt

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.

Katharine Lew

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.

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.

Medical Directors

Brad Steinle, MD | Adult Medical Rehabilitation Services | St. Luke’s Health System

Nicole McCartan, MD | Pediatric & Adolescent Medical Rehabilitation Services | Children’s Mercy Hospital


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