2017 Most Wanted Honoree Herb Sih is Managing Partner for Think Big Partners. Prior to Think Big, Herb worked in the investment industry and was also a military pilot. He is active in numerous organizations that are focused on education, workforce development and supporting economic growth through entrepreneurship and innovation. Herb enjoys spending time with his three children and being involved in their busy activities.
Hooray for Dolly Wood! She has served on the board of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City for three years. Her first involvement in the organization was with KC Sexy Singles Auction (now known as Most Wanted Auction). For several years, Dolly has been a team captain for Bowl for Kids’ Sake. She has raised more than $15,000. Dolly has served as a big sister for a Kauffman Scholar (now in the ACES program).
February 16th was the date for The Independent’s Top Ten Party at the beautiful 1900 Building. The Independent’s 2017 Class of Rising Stars and the Top Ten Events of 2016 were announced. Partygoers enjoyed cocktails and delicious fare from Lon Lane’s Inspired Occasions.
By Paul Horsley
When 17-year-old Blanche DuBois caught her husband in flagrante delicto with an older man, she impulsively lashed out at what she called his “degeneracy” (“You disgust me!”). The beautiful young man, whom Blanche loved desperately, went out into the yard and blew his brains out. Such an early trauma could screw with anybody’s head: Blanche was an especially sensitive child, and she never fully recovered from the shock.