Chief Executive Officer
Ms. Metheny has worked for the agency in various capacities since she joined Hope House in 1992. A Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a Master of Social Work degree, MaryAnne began as Hope House’s first shelter therapist. She then served as the shelter coordinator, associate director, vice president of operations, and chief operating officer. She is a member of Blue Springs Rotary, serving as president in 2014-15. Ms. Metheny serves on the Lee’s Summit Human Services Advisory Board, the Missouri Housing Trust Fund Advisory Board, and is a member of the policy committee and a past member of the membership committee for the Missouri Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence. Her passion for domestic violence survivors and her skills as a leader have allowed Hope House to expand its services and reach more survivors — helping Hope House make strides toward accomplishing its mission of breaking the cycle of domestic violence.