Board of Directors

Aaron Schmidt

Hunt Midwest
8300 NW Underground Drive
Kansas City, MO 64161

Aaron Schmidt, Assistant General Manager of Planning and Construction at Hunt Midwest, served on the Platte County EDC’s board for several years before joining the Executive Committee in 2015. Additionally, he is active on Platte County EDC action teams – including KCI Area Development. Aaron and his Hunt Midwest team have been leaders in the extension of sewer capabilities into Twin Creeks KC.

Dale Brouk

The National Golf Club of Kansas City
PO Box 14146
Parkville, MO 64152

Dale Brouk has over 30 years of experience in real estate and accounting. During his 24 years in the real estate industry, he has operated real estate companies including property management and leasing, acquisitions, sales, finance, analysis, development and construction. Since 2012 he has managed the real estate and construction operations of FiveStar Lifestyles. His responsibilities include operations oversight of the three country clubs; real estate and development; residential building company and the accounting and administration functions for all entities under the PIA Assets umbrella; and oversight of the PIA Assets debt portfolio.

Mike Duffy

City of Riverside
2950 NW Vivion Road
Riverside, MO 64150
(816) 741-3993

Mike has served as the Director of Community Development for the City of Riverside since 2008.   With a focus on business recruitment and development, Mike is leading the City’s efforts to develop the 700-acre Horizons Business Park.  Over the past 6 years, he has been involved in the development of more than 3 million square feet of Class A which is home to more than 25 companies and 3,200 employees. Prior to his position with Riverside, Mike spent 13 years in the private sector helping clients plan and develop projects in a number of communities throughout the metropolitan area.  Mike has served on the Platte County EDC Board since 2012 and also serves on the Northland Regional Chamber of Commerce Board and as an Official with USA Swimming.

Patricia Jensen
Immediate Past Chair

White Goss Law Firm
4510 Belleview Avenue, Suite 300
Kansas City, Missouri 64111

Patricia Jensen, Shareholder in the White Goss Law Firm, serves as the Platte County EDC’s Chair. Ms. Jensen was admitted to the Missouri Bar Association in 1988 and is a member of the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association. She was Law Clerk to Judge Don Kennedy from 1988-1990, after which she served 12 years as Assistant City Attorney for Kansas City, Missouri. Ms. Jensen served as a Steering Committee Member for Kansas City’s New Development and Zoning Code. In addition to serving on the Platte County EDC Board, she is a Council Member at Gloria De Lutheran Church and a Volunteer at Northcare Hospice and Palliative Care.

John Elliott
Platte County Commissioner

Platte County Commission
415 Third St, Room 210
Platte City, MO 64079


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