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Monday, June 24, 2019

Suite up and bring your best caddie for a beautiful Monday in June. We're putting on a party! Come experience one of the best courses in KC and network with top business women.


Canyon Farms Golf Club

Canyon Farms is more than just a private golf club.  It's a golf experience. With their newly redesigned driving range, lush fairways and impeccable greens, Canyon Farms will quickly feel like home. 


Kansas City’s Top Business Women

Your local Kansas City NAWBO Chapter is honored to have business owners of diverse backgrounds, experience, and industry.  This gives our group a great foundation and a wide range of expertise to draw from! 


the committee


Kiersten Firquain

Chef/Co-Founder at Happy Food Co.

Chef K is the brilliant mind behind Happy Food Co.'s meal kit recipes. She specializes in farm-to-table cuisine and cultivates relationships with local farmers and food producers who share her high standards for quality and flavor. 



Erica Brune

President at Lever 1

Erica Brune currently serves as President of Lever1, a Kansas City based PEO.  Erica offers 15 years of human resources and strategic fiscal reporting that has led to 45% financial growth year over year for her companies. 



Kristin Tyson

Partner at CrossFirst Bank

As a Wealth Management Professional, Kristin finds the greatest satisfaction in getting to know clients, their families and their financial goals and helping develop a strategy to achieve success. Kristin specializes in banking, lending and planning for privately held businesses owners, professionals, and high net worth individuals.



Kim Deveney

CEO at American Funding Solutions

Kim worked as an accountant for several years before starting American Funding in 2003. She has a passion for helping small businesses and loves being able to help start-ups and growing businesses improve their cash flow with factoring. She is very involved in her community and various business and finance organizations. When she isn’t working she likes to spend time with her “fur babies” and volunteers at the local animal shelter. Her favorite quote. “Always do the right thing, even when no one is watching.”



Rebecca Larason

Director Private Banking at CrossFirst Bank

With more than 22 years financial experience, Rebecca Larason offers an executive level of service to business owners, professionals and their families. As an established leader in private banking, she provides customized deposit and lending solutions to CrossFirst Bank clients while serving people in extraordinary ways.



ashley mahoney

CEO/Founder of Hello Big Idea

Ashley is the founder and creative director here at Hello Big Idea. A former high school business teacher and self-taught designer, Ashley is passionate about helping fellow creative entrepreneurs follow their dreams. Hello Big Idea specializes in branding, web design and social media creating creative content including graphic design, photography, videography and other strategic content for businesses of all sizes.



kim wilhoite

Private Banking Loan Assistant at CrossFirst Bank

Kim has worked in the financial industry for over 6 years and has a great passion for serving people well.  When she is not serving bank clients and her internal banking team, Kim enjoys serving as a church planter and outreach coordinator in the Kansas City Northland.  Talking to young couples about budgeting and paying off debt and seeing them succeed brings Kim great satisfaction. With the help of the local school district, Kim organizes teams to reach a variety of presenting needs in the community including serve days, meal deliveries, adopt-a-family events, and moving assistance, to name a few.    



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