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Spotlight on Centurions – Michael Comer

Michael Comer is a graduate of Kansas State University and a vice president with JE Dunn Construction. He is a member of the Centurions Spring Class of 2020. The May Task Force, of which he was a member, focused on Kansas City’s past and future. He is currently serving as chairman of the legacy committee, which is working with KVC Niles to rebuild a classroom/therapeutic garden that will feature a new High-Tunnel (aka Hoop house). HappyBottoms, Harvesters, and Wayside Waifs are among the other organizations that have benefited from Michael’s assistance. When it’s quitting time, he heads home to his wife Jennifer, their sons, Aaron and Carter, and two dogs, two rabbits, and a bearded dragon.


Michael Comer


John Coler, Bruce Eddy, Robert Schlicht, Courtney Windholz, Nate Chastain, Jeff Whelan, and Mike Comer with Jason Hooper, KVC Niles

Also featured in the October 12, 2019 issue of The Independent


Philanthropy Matters – Reid Samuel

Reid Samuel is the annual fund manager for the Alpha Phi Omega National Service Fraternity, which was founded in 1925 and has its headquarters in Kansas City. His responsibilities include…

Philanthropy Matters – Karen Massman VanAsdale

As director of corporate relations for the Kansas City Ballet, Karen Massman VanAsdale is excited to connect her dots – a passion for the arts, extensive storytelling and marketing experience,…

Spotlight on Centurions – Dr. Monique Johnston

Dr. Monique Johnston is a member of the Centurions Spring Class of 2020 and is co-chairman of the recruiting committee. Family fun time with Zahra, age six, and Theo, age…

Philanthropy Matters – April Padgett

April Padgett began her career in development five years ago. She came to Our Town in the summer of 2018. April is director of individual and corporate giving for Vibrant…