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 in various administrative capacities until becoming CEO in 2006. Throughout her career she has served on many local and statewide committees, currently she serves on the Public Policy Committee for the Missouri Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence. Ms. Metheny was named Woman of the Year at the 2019 Women of Distinction Luncheon honoring the contributions and leadership of women in Eastern Jackson County. She was a 25year member of the Blue Springs Rotary, serving as President in 2014-2015. Her passion for helping domestic violence survivors and her skills as a leader have allowed Hope House to expand its services in order to reach more survivors, with the ultimate goal of accomplishing its mission to break the cycle of domestic violence.
Together we can build a brighter future.
Domestic violence can happen to anyone, no matter their gender, age, race, ethnicity, religion, or sexuality. Hope House advocates for survivors, no matter where they are in their journey. Join us in creating a brighter tomorrow for survivors.