A Rare Lysosomal Storage Disease

Board Members

Michael G. Stults – President

Michael G. Stults - Niemann-Pick Children's Fund

Michael is a passionate and driven individual who along with his wife Jennifer helped create the Niemann-Pick Children's Fund, Inc in honor of Brisan and Parker (their two eldest children) who have Niemann-Pick Type C disease. Being a parent of children with a rare neurological disease creates a unique compassionate situation for him and his family.

Michael currently works within the online marketing and advertising industry as an internet marketing executive. Along with his creative mindset, natural relationship building ability, and charisma, Michael has shown that he can succeed in business whether that be in the financial or online marketing sector.


Jennifer Stults – Vice President/ Secretary

Jennifer Stults | Niemann-Pick Children's FundJennifer is a dedicated mother of three who co-founded the Niemann-Pick Children's Fund, Inc. Currently she is completing her master's degree in child psychology. Her passion and unwaivering love for her children show immensely in her efforts for their advocacy.

Along with being a mother, Jennifer currently loves to scrapbook her families memories and is a UpperCase Living Consultant. Also visit Stults' Sweets to get your Cake Pops!


Robin Gearheart – Treasurer

Robin Gearheart

Robin Gearheart has been a marketing professional for over 12 years in Kansas City and is well versed in performance-based marketing, email marketing, lead generation, social media and strategic business development.  She currently works for an Internet marketing company, Clickspeed, Inc. as V.P. of Sales & Marketing and previously worked for another Internet marketing company, Virtumundo, Inc. as V.P. of Business Development.  She has been a marketing consultant for various startup companies to assist them in the development of online marketing strategies.  She was the Executive Director for the Gorilla Conservation Fund, Inc., a non-profit organization for primate conservation and has several years of consulting experience in the non-profit sector.  Ms. Gearheart began her career in office management and accounting and spent over 13 years collectively in the legal and insurance fields.  As an entrepreneur she has owned several different businesses throughout her career.  Current & past group affiliations:  Lee’s Summit Chamber of Commerce, Business Networking International, Board Member of the Gladstone Junior Chamber of Commerce, & Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce.


Paul Evans – Fundraising Chair

Paul EvansAs President and Chief Marketing Officer of Evans Media Group, Paul Evans brings creative leadership and a understanding of how marketing and solid business principle work together to make clients successful. Paul has more than 20 years of marketing, sales, and client relations experience. His unique approach to designing brands, creating experiences, and masterful storytelling is what sets Evans Media Group and their clients apart from competitors. Paul founded Evans Media Group in 2002.
He has served on many boards including Chambers of Commerce, The United Way, Workforce Development, Public Library and the Performing Arts in addition to working with many community service organizations.
Raised in Cardiff, Wales, Paul’s family moved to the United States when he was 16. Paul is a guitar playing, motorcycle riding, collector of fine writing instruments and enjoys satirical British television shows. The Euro-American duality of his personality often plays into his sometimes off-beat sense of humor, as friends and clients alike will attest.


Sara Paxton – Communications/Technology/Social Media

Sara Paxton

Sara Paxton is a forward thinking leader helping clients recognize the impact of new technology on their business models. Sara joined Evans Media Group in 2007 with thirteen years of experience in client services, sales process engineering, and informational technology. Sara’s role as Partner and Chief Technology Officer includes advising the Evans Media Group team on all aspects of technology-driven market change. She currently leads Evans Media Group’s advanced technology focus. In the last three years, she has been instrumental in migrating traditional Evans Media Group clients into the online and social networking space.

She is particularly knowledgeable in the alignment of IT technology to serve businesses with an emphasis on improving the communication and use of information in business processes. She has worked in many major industry sectors including accommodations, advertising, arts, entertainment, recreation, finance, food service, manufacturing, media, printing, publishing, automotive, and franchising. Her experience and knowledge have enabled her to focus on major strategic initiatives and position Fortune 100 companies advantageously through technology including sales force automation tools, CRM, social media and online marketing.


Dan Henderson – Community Awareness/ Outreach

Dan Henderson

Dan “Mr. KC Mortgage” Henderson has funded more loans than any other mortgage professional in the Kansas City metropolitan area, but he will tell you not to take his word for it…just ask one of your neighbors, he probably wrote one of their loans.He leads a staff dedicated to his mission of changing lives in his chosen profession and coins the company creed of Pursuing Perfection while only tolerating excellence!

Single and no children, Dan dedicates his life to his profession, his friends and the lives of others every single day.  He has served in numerous communities as a CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate for Children) Volunteer, a volunteer for the Habitat for Humanity and many other civic organizations.  He believes his life will be changed simply by helping others find a way to change theirs. A true professional in the finance industry he knows and is kept abreast of all the latest changes and shuffles in the laws and keeps his clients firmly at the healm of their financial investment by sharing that news daily.


Jean Gleason – Community Awareness/ Outreach

Jean GleasonJean Gleason has been an Employee Relations Manager at Multi Service for over ten years. Jean stands out as an advocate for disability and worked in the medical field for 10 years.

She specializes in recruiting and training and is frequently called upon to assist with placement by conducting resume reviews, mock interviews and providing real world employment and job search advice to the unemployed. She also manages the team that handles all recruiting, travel, training and events for Multi Service.