I On Philanthropy

2017 Most Wanted Honoree Kyle Harsha

BIG Impact. BIG Reward.
2017 Most Wanted Honoree Kyle Harsha is a native of Our Town. He is a proud graduate of Shawnee Mission West High School and Kansas State University. Kyle is a Wealth Manager for K.L. Johnson and Associates. He and his wife, Nicole, have been involved with BBBSKC as Matchmakers since last year. Last spring, they were matched with their Little, Jeremiah, and it has been a life-changing experience for all three of them.

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2017 Most Wanted Honoree Jamie Dutton

BIG Impact. BIG Reward.
2017 Most Wanted Honoree Jamie Dutton develops solutions for his clients at Arthur J. Gallagher & Company. Jamie is active in the community. He serves on numerous boards, including Employee Benefits Institute, Top Gun Kansas City and Strive 4 Life. Jamie enjoys working out at Health House, taking long walks on the golf course and rooting for his favorite sports teams. He loves spending time with family and friends and visiting his girlfriend, Berkleigh, in Denver.

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2017 Most Wanted Honoree Cory Childress

2017 Most Wanted Honoree Cory Childress is the President and Founder of Evan-Talan Homes, a company he named after his two sons. When he isn’t at work, Cory designates a great deal of time to community service. Cory is involved with Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kansas City, The World Outreach Foundation and Church of the Resurrection. He enjoys spending time with his sons and encouraging them to give back to their community as well. Cory is an avid KU basketball fan.

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Cheers To Volunteers! – Jessica Dickson

Jessica Dickson has served as the chairman of the American Cancer Society’s Coaches vs. Cancer Season Tipoff for the past three years. She has been on the committee for more than 10 years. Jessica’s dedication – and her passion – have been instrumental in making this event such a tremendous success.

Coaches vs. Cancer: (Front row) Darcy Stewart, Dr.

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2017 Most Wanted Honoree Jesse Pedraza

2017 Most Wanted Honoree Jesse Pedraza is a Vice President and the Regional Diversity Officer for State Street Corporation, where his responsibilities include cultivating a work environment that encourages and supports diversity and creating a culture in which people of all backgrounds and experiences can succeed. Jesse sits on the curriculum committee of the Prep KC and State Street Career Academy partnership, and he leads the Business and Finance Institute’s mentor program.

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