Hope House is lead by a team of devoted individuals consisting of the Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Quality Officer, and Chief Development Officer.
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...
Chief Operating Officer
Ilene received a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Central Missouri State University and began working at Hope House in April of 1996 in the position of Court Advocate. During her tenure with Hope House...
Chief Financial Officer
Ashley is a Certified Public Accountant with a Master of Accountancy from Missouri State University. Ashley joined the Hope House staff in 2010, bringing several years of prior experience as a Staff Accountant...
Chief Quality Officer
Traci Francis holds a Master of Social Work degree and joined Hope House in 1999. During her tenure with the agency, Traci has worked to provide oversight to all of the agency’s non-clinical programs, acting as the Director of Children’s Services...
Chief Development Officer
Joining the Hope House team in 2018 as Community Engagement Manager, Anne has used her 15+ years of nonprofit experience and extensive background in large scale event management..
Board of Directors
The Hope House Board of Directors consists of community leaders who are dedicated to taking a stand against domestic violence. Members of the Board of Directors do not receive compensation for their membership.
Angela Ross Presnell
Immediate Past Chair
Emerging Leaders of Hope House
Chair: Britney Weiser – GastingerWalker&
Chair Elect: Stephanie Kusek – Hollis + Miller Architects
Secretary: Morgan Marquez – American Century Investments
Social Media: Emily Eutsler – JE Dunn
Katie Brunsman – International Express Trucking, INC.
Olivia Dobard – Krigel & Krigel P.C.
Katie Hayes – GrubHub
Michelle Lafrinere – Pro-Fi 20/20 CPAs
Courtney Laufketter – Budget Blinds
Tyrei Lofton – Community Volunteer
Zachary Mallory – Mental Health and Suicide Prevention
Madeline McCormick – DST Systems
Tiffany Newman – US Bank
Karina Pham – City of Lone Jack Police Department
Kayley Shantz – McCownGordon Construction
Jason Snellenberger – Community Volunteer
Aaron Stewart – Catapult International
Amanda Swysgood – Swysgood Law
Chis Thomas – PayIt
Keilah Sullivan - BMO
Natalie Enneking - BOK Financial