About our Board

The EPNKC Board is composed of members from various companies around the KC Metro Area. The board meets regularly to determine future programming for our attendees, and is further informed by the experiences from their professional careers.

Meet the Team

Brenda Flood

Brenda Flood, MS President

Sr. Director of Training and Leadership Development
KBP Brands

Laurie Minard
Community Relations

VP, Human Resources

Ryan Hurlbutt

Ryan Hurlbutt, SPHR
Sponsorship Chair

Director of Compensation
David Grant

David Grant, PHR, SHRM-CP

Human Resources Business Partner
University of Kansas Medical Center

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John Fink

Human Resources Executive
Senior HR Advisor
Senior Human Resources Business Partner

Julie R. McKee
Risk Management

Founding Member & Attorney FineLine HR Consulting | Freeman Martin McKee, LLC

Melissa Davis

Melissa Davis

Organizational Development Practitioner
Children’s Mercy

Jodi Bertram

Jodi Bertram
Marketing & Communtications

Director of Marketing
Amanda Blu

Paula Matthews

Paula Matthews

Chief People Officer
American Academy of Family Physicians