We are delighted to announce that Lisa Pelofsky, our Co-Founder and CEO, has been named an honoree in the Kansas City Business Journal’s “Women Who Mean Business” class of 2021. The Women Who Mean Business award honors outstanding professional women who have made significant contributions to their business or industry, as well as their community.
This award goes to women at the top of the business world in Kansas City. Those chosen must be an entrepreneur, highest-ranking female or highest-ranking female reporting to a female CEO, or a partner leading a practice group or serving on an executive committee. All honorees must live and work in the Kansas City metropolitan area.
A Kansas City native, Lisa has been a fundraiser and fixture in Kansas City’s nonprofit community for more than two decades. She has led fundraising activities for UMKC, The Barstow School, and the Humane Society of Greater Kansas City. Lisa’s community volunteer work is a testament to her personal tenacity in gifting her time, expertise and resources to assist organizations that unify the community and support the underserved. Lisa has served as a Board member on the Greater Kansas City Sports Commission and the Women’s Intersport Network for Kansas City (WIN for KC), Calvary Community Outreach Network, the Bruce R. Watkins Cultural Heritage Center and Jackson County Board of Domestic Violence. She was appointed by Governor Jay Nixon to serve on the Kansas City Board of Police Commissioners before becoming President of the Board. Lisa has established and continues to develop extensive connections at the local, state and federal levels, and has built steadfast relationships with top funders.
Honorees will be recognized at a luncheon on Friday, August 20. At the event, we will hear from each honoree and network with KC’s top-ranking women in business. Join us!