Ruben Alonso, III, Executive Director

Megan Crook, Program Manager

Nathan Cho, Community Resource Coordinator



Gary Cortes, retired, Hoffman Cortes Contracting Company

Bianca Gates, OG Investments / Gates BBQ

Robert Givens, retired, Mazuma Credit Union

Steffany Hedenkamp, Red Quill Communications

Sidney King, Liberty Bank

Mike Macias, League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) - National Educational Service Center (LNESC)

Margaret May, Ivanhoe Neighborhood Council

Jessie Schiele, Jerusalem Farm

Susan Stanton, ArtsKC

Denise St. Omer, Greater Kansas City Community Foundation

Paige Strack, Saint Luke’s Health System

Eze Redwood, Wings Café

Lee Ann Piontek, US Bank


If your company or foundation is interested in joining the Neighborhoods Rising Fund funding collaborative and investing in neighborhood-driven revitalization projects that build the capacity of residents please contact Megan Crook. 


Megan Crook
Community Development and Outreach Manager

o (816) 216-1851 c (816) 777-9331
e megan@alt-cap.org