Band of Angels is a 501c3 nonprofit devoted to providing instruments, scholarships and all the support that children in need in the greater Kansas City Area require to succeed in music. 

Band of Angels Board

Chairman

Mike MeyerMeyer Music

Emily Bannwarth

KC Realtors Association

Ty Brown

DJ's By Design

Crissa Cook

Hovey Williams LLP

Carla Evans

VP of Strategies and Special Projects at Connections to Success

Tonya Guinn

Kauffman Foundation

Kristi Heeney-Janiak

Hallmark

Carrie Hibbeler

Fox 4: Community Relations Director

Bob Kirkland

Kirkland Woods & Martinsen, LLP

Kathleen McCullough

Retired Orchestra Director

Mako Miller

UMKC

Kevin Puckett

Phame Influence

Alex Karscig

KPMG

Angela Ridpath

EAG Advertising

Bryan Sarff

True Wealth & Company LLC

Carol Sherman

Community Advocate

Abe Sotelo

Stinson LLP

Advisory Board

Sabrina Wiewel

Hallmark

Jason McElwee

Mariner Wealth

Artist Advisory Board


Joanne EschrichHallmark: Designer
George ShelbyProfessional Saxophonist
The GG’s Band
Lauren Taneil — Professional Bassist for Beyonce
English Simone — Professional Keyboard (Theodis Ealey, Q Parker, Jasmine Sullivan)
Chyna Garriel — Professional Drummer (T.I., Pharrell Williams, Theodis Ealey)


Mark PenderConan O’Brien Show: Basic Cable Band
Tony DesarePianist - New York
Ryan KilgoreProfessional Saxophonist for Stevie Wonder
Mark RiveraProfessional Saxophonist for Billy Joel


Band of Angels Team

Neil Robertson

Operations & Grants Director

neilrobertson@meyermusic.com

Dawn Zerbs

Development Director

dawnzerbs@meyermusic.com

Christina Scales

Community Engagement & Events Specialist

christinascales@bandofangels.org

Amanda Barcus

Instrument Coordinator

Michael Crabtree

Design & Marketing

Lainey Shelby

Auctions & Events

Emerging Leaders Board

Kiona Sinks

President

Community Engagement & Marketing Manager at Negro Leagues Baseball Museum

Jacob Powell

Vice President

Purchasing Analyst at Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City

Christian Roustic

Treasurer

Associate at Newark Zimmer

Suzanne McKelvy

Secretary

Systems Optimization Specialist | Workflow and Automation Design

Andrea Stafford

Volunteer Committee Leader

Music Teacher at Notre Dame de Sion Schools of Kansas City

Beth MacLeod

Instrument Drive Committee Leader

Violist, Violinist, and Teacher at MacLeod Music Studio

Chandler Pavel

Committee Member

Student at William Jewell College