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CURRENT LEADERSHIP

Executive Director

Sara Craig
DBIA-MAR Executive Director

sara.craig@dbiamar.org | 816.868.1686

Regional Executive Council

(Elected – one-year terms serving January through December)

Regional President and Board Chairman

Marc Tower
Vice President, Business Development

Citadel Electric

816.697.6643

Regional Past President

Jesse Dull

Owner | Project Manager

JDG Construction

913.406.6049

Regional Vice President and President Elect

Doug Beichley, AIA, NCARB, DBIA

Senior Design Manager

JE Dunn Construction

816.283.9019

Regional Secretary

Darin Affeldt
Government Account Development Manager

Humanscale

913.217.5141

Regional Treasurer

Chris Staus, AIA, NCARB, DBIA

Senior Project Manager

CRB

913.706.7030

Assistant Regional Treasurer

Dustin Haywood, CPA
Managing Director / Audit

Forvis

816.489.4295

Chapter President – Iowa

Brian Rausch, PE
Engineering Manager

The Waldinger Corporation

515.558.9520

Chapter President – Kansas City

John Komaromi
Project Manager

Turner Construction

816.283.0555

Chapter President – Nebraska

Chase Froehlich
Project Manager

Graham Construction Company

402.899.0101

Chapter President – Ozarks

Becky Baltz, P.E. (MO)

Transportation

TREKK Design Group, LLC

417.890.9465

Chapter President – Kansas

Doug Lazarus

Estimator

Decker Electric

316.491.5152

Chapter President – St. Louis

Matt Foster

Vice President – Preconstruction

Icon Mechanical

618.452.0035

Regional Board of Directors

(Elected – one-year terms serving January through December)

Education Chair

Tyler Dehn
Growth Markets Leader

Wildcat Construction Co., Inc.

316.945.9408

Laws & Regulations Chair

Ande McMurtry
Attorney

Horn Aylward & Bandy, LLC

816.421.0700

Membership Committee Chair

Matt Meier
Senior Director

Pulse Design Group

913.438.9095

Owner’s Council Chair

Jennifer Gerlach, PE
Director of Design and Construction

LANE4 Property Group

816.268.9103

Programs Chair

Brian Garvey, AIA, DBIA, LEED AP
Principal

sfs architecture

816.541.2277

Technology Chair

Rafael Saucedo
IT Manager

McCownGordon Construction

816.877.0675

Public Relations Chair

Sara Freetly
Executive Vice President

candid marketing

816.820.0916

Sponsorship Chair

Bob Lindeblad
Project Initiatives Manager

BHC

913.663.1900

Next Gen Committee Co-Chair

Brandon Perriman
Estimator

McCownGordon Construction

816.960.1111

Next Gen Committee Co-Chair

Haley Jones

A.L. Huber General Contractor

913.341.4880

Advisory Member

Mark Deaton, RA, DBIA, LEED AP
Associate VP; Project Director – Architecture

HNTB

816.527.2645