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Banking on KC

Sep 21, 2022

On this episode of Banking on KC, Mandy Shoemaker, co-founder of Prairie Elder Care and Connectivities, joins host Kelly Scanlon to discuss how her approach to dementia care is setting a new standard.

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  1. The reasons Prairie Elder Care takes a 3 C’s approach to dementia care: control, comfort...


Sep 14, 2022

On this episode of Banking on KC, Lenora Payne, CEO of Technology Group Solutions, joins host Kelly Scanlon to discuss how she’s navigated the company from a startup nearly 20 years ago to one of the top minority-owned businesses in Kansas City.

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  1. The entrepreneurial influence that inspired...


Sep 7, 2022

On this episode of Banking on KC, Brandon Calloway, co-founder of G.I.F.T., joins host Kelly Scanlon to discuss how the organization is investing in Black-owned businesses in low-income communities to increase the economic prosperity of the community.

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  1. The grassroots origin of the G.I.F.T. 
  2. The...


Aug 31, 2022

On this episode of Banking on KC, Ann Spivak, executive director of First Tee Greater Kansas City, joins host Kelly Scanlon to discuss how the organization uses the game of golf to teach local youth life skills that will serve them well into adulthood.

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  1. How Kansas City golf legend Tom Watson was...


Aug 24, 2022

On this episode of Banking on KC, Greg Finkle and Kevin Birzer of The Giving Grove join host Kelly Scanlon to discuss how the Kansas City-based organization helps to provide healthy food, strengthen communities and reinvigorate urban environments.

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  1. Grew from a simple idea to...