Chief Executive Officer
Chief Executive Officer MaryAnne 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 the Blue Springs Rotary, serving as President in 2014-2015. She has served on the Lee’s Summit Human Services Advisory Board, the Missouri Housing Trust Fund Advisory Board, as well as on the Membership Committee and Policy Committee for the Missouri Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence. In 2019 MaryAnne was awarded the 2019 Woman of the Year Award at the Women of Distinction Luncheon. Her passion for domestic violence survivors and her skills as a leader have allowed Hope House to expand its services and to reach more survivors – helping Hope House to make strides toward accomplishing its mission of breaking the cycle of domestic violence.