Darla has over 32 years of experience connecting businesses and people with disabilities. She holds a Masters Degree in Public Administration with a non-profit emphasis from University of Missouri-Kansas City. As Executive Director, Darla manages all aspects of Disability:IN GKC's operations, achieving success in collaboration with business partners and the Board of Directors.
Brenda has spent her career as a small business owner in the employee benefits and communications arena working with business and HR leaders to improve employee appreciation, engagement and retention. She has extensive volunteer leadership experience with SHRM-KC and Missouri SHRM and understands the challenges of disability inclusion and talent acquisition. She was a founding board member and past president of the Greater Kansas City Business Leadership Network, now Disability:IN GKC. As Business Relations Consultant, Brenda will be the liaison between corporate members and lead our membership and communication efforts.