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133 have families, since January 1, 2015

  • 57% belong to a minority group
  • 78% are 9 years old or older
  • 40% are 14 years old or older

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board of directors

The Adoption Exchange Board of Directors


Brad McNealy
Edgemark Development, LLC


Paul Egan
WhippleWood CPAs PC

Larry Barnaby
Cala Marketing LLC

Kelly Bennee
Prime Acceptance Corp.

Michelle Cannon
Community Leader

Hugh Charvat
Community Leader

John Coffman
Direct Travel

Del Eichorst
Community Leader

Candis Goins
Community Leader

Andrew Hudson
Andrew Hudson's JobList

Jamie Jackson
UnitedHealth Group

Pam Kiker - Past Chair
Keller Williams Realty DTC LLC

Mary Beth McGrath
Level 3 Communications

Dave Metzger

Ray Nutt - Past Chair
Regal Entertainment Group

Edward J. Rand
American Exteriors

Tim Wieland
KCNC News 4

Karen Wine
Community Leader

David Zinger - Past Chair
Masque Publishing, Inc.

*Honorary Directors

Tangy Buchanan
Community Leader

Larry DiPasquale
Epicurean Culinary Group

Jeremy Flug
Gulfco, Ltd.

Elaine Gantz-Berman
Community Leader

Marlene Krell
Community Leader

Pat and Jack McDonnell
McDonnell Family Foundation

Jane Moe
Community Leader

Roger Ogden
Community Leader

James Padgett
Padgett Family Foundation

Marv Rockford
Community Leader

Barbara Dalberg, Ph.D.

Bob Griffith

Charles Steinbrueck

*Founder and President Emerita

Dixie van de Flier Davis, Ed.D.
The Adoption Exchange

*Executive Director

Lauren Arnold
The Adoption Exchange

*General Counsel

Janet Perlstein
Fox Rothschild LLP

* Non-voting

Missouri Advisory Committee

Cherie Bock
Thompson Coburn LLP

Cicardi Bruce

Halina J. Conti
Financial Advisor
Ameriprise Advisor Services, Inc.

Jim Cooper
Cooper Governmental Services

Doug Cross
Construction Management Strategies

James Drake
General Manager
Tri Star Imports, Inc.

Roger Goessling
Zipp Express

Linda Herron
John Louis Home

Jerry Holloway
Market Development Manager
Grey Eagle Distributors

Kevin Jackson
Executive Director
The Black Sphere, LLC

Lynn McQuesten

John Parker
Vice President for Business Development
TravelPlex Travel and Cruise

Rich Pisani

Bob Plummer
Stunsl Group, LLC

Amanda Schmitt
Vice President Commercial Banking

Sam Solomon

Richard Terry
Accolade Kitchen and Bath

Ralph Turney
Red Arrow LLC

John Walsh
Screens Onsite

Steve Williams
General Sales Manager

Nevada Advisory Committee


Jamie Jackson
UnitedHealth Group

Guy Chaffee
Chase Bank

Dave Courvoisier
KLAS Channel 8

Sharon Feeney
Community Leader

Tammy Gerber

Carolyn Keigley

Chris Kaye
Community Leader

Heather Kemp
Community Leader

Debra Alexander
NV State Development Corp.

Petra Kaye (EnterLV)

New Mexico Advisory Committee


Karen Wine
Insurance Trends Magazine

Rick Brinneman

Dr. Jayne Buttner, DDS
Buttner Orthodontics

Christine D’Arco
Bank of The West

Steven Garcia
CG Printers

Lisa Godin
It's Your Life, LLC

Kim Padilla
Adoption Attorney

Stephen Ratcliff
Families First Therapy

Jennifer Scacco
PNM Resources

Gloria Valdez
Foster Youth Representative

Nicole Vele
United States Air Force

Utah Advisory Committee


Kelly Boulton
Prime Acceptance Corp.

Wes Hutchins
The Hutchins Law Firm

Kevin Morgan
Wendy's International

Caroline Hansen
Christmas Box House

Tanya Vea

Cody McBride

Brenda Horrocks
Adoptive Parent

Glenn Aiken
Automotive Finance Corp.

John McPhie

Tal Harry
Richter 7

Ashleigh May
Richter 7

Lori Harding
Zions Bank

Elizabeth Hawkins
Former Wednesday's Child

Kim Lewis
Adoptive Parent

Tami Young
Prime Acceptance Corp.

Ashley Page
Prime Acceptance Corp.

Heidi Lujan

Bonnie Webb
Adoptive Parent

Tiffany Mann
Prime Acceptance Corp.

Robin Puzey
Zions Bank

Barry Milkovich
JTAG Global

Kristin Montague
Knight Management

Adam Gavura
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