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Board of Directors

CREW Kansas City is managed by a Board of Directors that works together to set and accomplish the Chapter’s strategic goals—helping to advance the success of women in commercial real estate. Serving on the CREW Kansas City Board of Directors is a unique opportunity for leadership and networking among other ambitious men and women working in the commercial real estate field.

All CREW Kansas City Board members, directors, and committee chairs serve individual terms of one year.

President

Christina Fenwick

UMB Bank
(816)868-6915
christina.fenwick@umb.com

President-Elect

Amy L. Ehlers

Block & Company, Inc.
(816)753-6000
aehlers@blockandco.com

Past President

Moira Holland

A.L. Huber
(913)341-4880
mholland@alhuber.com

Delegates

Amy L. Ehlers

Block & Company, Inc.
(816)412-7345
aehlers@blockandco.com

Moira Holland

A.L. Huber
(913)341-4880
mholland@alhuber.com

Treasurer

Jamie L. Buckley

Enterprise Bank
(816)289-8268
jbuckley@enterprisebank.com

Secretary

Monica C. Dahl

Arvest Bank
(913)777-9011
mdahl@arvest.com

Board Liasons

Mary Buche

Academy Bank
(816)874-4863
mbuche@academybank.com

Alayna Chipman

Landmark National Bank
(913)707-2816
AChipman@banklandmark.com

Colleen Fullerton

US Asset Services
(816)946-0767
cfullerton@usas-llc.com

Leslie Johnson

Kansas City Area Development Council (KCADC)
(816)374-5674
johnson@thinkkc.com

Katie Olsen

Greystone
(913)636-0332
katie.olsen@greyco.com

Catherine W. Singleton

First National Realty Partners
(816)522-3100
csingleton@fnrpusa.com

Sarah Wesely

HMN Architects, Inc.
(913)451-9075
Swesely@hmnarchitects.com

President - Christina Fenwick

Christina Fenwick is VP, Commercial Real Estate Relationship Manager at UMB Bank. She has over 10 years of experience in commercial real estate finance. In her role as a relationship manager, Christina is focused on Community Development and is intentional about forming relationships with commercial real estate developers that thoughtfully revitalize and stabilize underinvested communities in Kansas City.
 
Christina is passionate about being an active participant in the community, both professionally and personally through volunteerism and leadership development. She has previously served as Co-Director of Programs & Community Connections and Director of DE&I on the CREW Kansas City Board, as well as involvement on the Mentorship and Communications committees. She is a past Board Member of the Kansas City CCIM Chapter and earned her CCIM designation in 2015. At the CREW Network level, Christina is currently serving on the Nominating Committee in 2023. Christina is a consistent volunteer with local non-profits, Habitat for Humanity and Chain of Hope. She has previously served as a committee member for Newhouse Domestic Violence Shelter and as Co-Chair of Fox4 Love Fund for Children’s largest fundraising event, It’s in the Bag. Currently, Christina is on the Project Development Committee for Community Housing of Wyandotte County and participates in the Central Exchange Emerging Leaders Program.

President-Elect - Amy Ehlers

Amy Ehlers started at Block & Company, Inc., Realtors in 2002 as an Executive Assistant to David M. Block. In 2016, Amy was promoted to Senior Vice President - Finance/Development. As such, she works with various banks and other commercial lenders, coordinating commercial loans of all sizes and types for investment and development properties managed by Block & Company. Amy works closely with Block's Construction & Development department to produce budgets and other cost analysis tools, along with coordinating the financing for the projects.

Amy's role as Senior Vice President - Finance/Development also encompasses assisting in the establishment of a variety of public incentives such as Tax Increment Financing (TIF), Community Improvement Districts (CID), Transportation Development Districts (TDD), etc. This involves working directly with the owners, attorneys and Municipalities throughout the Kansas City Metropolitan area, through the approval process and beyond. Amy serves on the board of numerous Missouri CID’s within the Kansas City Metro.

In addition, Amy also manages Block & Company's brokerage support team and works closely with Block's supervising brokers to ensure that company forms and procedures are in accordance with changing real estate commission guidelines.

Amy is currently serving in her 4th year on the CREW Kansas City Board of Directors, currently serving as President-Elect, after serving for 3 years on the golf committee as Chair/Co-Chair. CREW Kansas City is the leading organization for senior-level executive women in the Kansas City commercial real estate field. It promotes the highest standards of ethics and integrity and seeks to positively influence the direction of Kansas City's commercial real estate industry and community.

In 2023, Amy was selected to the CREW Network Foundation Scholarship Selection Committee. This committee is responsible for selecting the female commercial real estate student scholars to be recommended for the $5,000 -$10,000 annual scholarships the charitable arm of CREW Network awards each year. Through 2023, CREW Network Foundation has given 226 scholarships totaling $1,297,500 USD.

Past Presidents

Our past presidents have been instrumental in laying the foundation for our success as an organization, and achieving our mission to assist in the advancement of professionals in the commercial real estate industry.

2023 - Moira Holland
2022 - Darcey Schumacher
2021 - Jill McCarthy
2020 - Sara Steele
2019 - Christine Schlomann
2018 - Debra Swearingen
2017 - Joy Coleman
2016 - Lisa Tomlinson
2015 - Julia Taylor
2014 - Debora Field
2013 - Amy Slattery
2012 - Linda Laurence
2011 - Marcia Charney
2010 - Diana Ennis
2009 - Michelle Suter
2008 - Kellee Dunn-Walters
2007 - Rosana Privitera Biondo
2006 - Cydney Gurgens
2005 - Elizabeth Fast
2004 - Linda Peroff
2003 - Cheri Ricky
2002 - Pam Berneking
2001 - Marsha Laner
2000 - Kathy Schikevitz
1999 - RoxAnne Miller
1998 - Sandy Hollenbeck