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Advertising & Marketing
Caylor Solutions
Caylor Solutions

11650 Olio Road #1000-204, Fishers, IN 46037
www.caylor-solutions.com

With a network of high-end professionals who have worked together on turn-key websites to complex printed collateral, Caylor Solutions puts together specialized teams to create custom answers to your education marketing and communication challenges. Experienced in brand, enrollment, and development, we can work with you to create everything from a new website or view books to capital campaign marketing and communications plans.

Bart Caylor, President and Founder
317.985.7375 | caylor@caylor-solutions.com

mStoner, Inc.
mStoner, Inc.

4809 North Ravenswood Avenue Suite 415, Chicago, IL 60640
http://mStoner.com

mStoner, Inc. is a digital-first agency committed to tailored solutions that deliver real results. We craft powerful, tailored, human-centric experiences to illuminate your brand and allow you to tell the story only you can tell. We connect you with the right audience at the right time so you can form right-fit relationships. We position your team for improved productivity, sustainable growth, internal alignment, and proof-positive success. And we aim to make your job fun again and can help you create inspired work that you are proud to show off. Since 2001, we've worked with more than 350 colleges, universities, and professional schools in the U.S. and abroad.

Mallory Wood, Director of Marketing
802.457.9234 | mallory.wood@mstoner.com

SAS Institute, Inc.
SAS Institute, Inc.

100 SAS Campus Drive, Cary, NC 27513
www.sas.com/en_us/industry/higher-education.html

SAS is a trusted analytics powerhouse for organizations seeking immediate value from their data. A deep bench of analytics solutions and broad industry knowledge keep our customers coming back and feeling confident. With SAS, you can discover insights from your data and make sense of it all. Identify what’s working and fix what isn’t. Make more intelligent decisions. And drive relevant change.

Dan Gould, Account Executive
9193306.7795 | dan.gould@sas.com

Up & Up
Up & Up

504 Rhett Street, Suite 100, Greenville, SC 29601
www.upandup.agency

Up & Up is a higher education branding and marketing agency. Our work brings clarity and simplicity to higher ed's biggest marketing challenges. Through strategy, creativity, and innovation, we partner with colleges and universities to find the heart of their stories and tell them in clear and compelling ways.

Allison Lanier, Business Development Manager
864.373.9330 | alanier@upandup.agency

Campus Computing & IT
Apogee Telecom, Inc.
Apogee Telecom, Inc.

1905 A Kramer Lane, Austin, Texas 78758
www.apogee.us

Apogee is the premier provider of Residential Network (ResNet) services - practically pioneering the space in higher education nearly 20 years ago. In order to attract, retain, and keep students on campus, we provide a high performing wall-to-wall network capable of not only handling connected devices, but also a spectrum of bandwidth-hungry applications.

Apogee provides guaranteed services levels, helping university leaders offload the costly risk of infrastructure upgrades to keep up with ever-changing technology demands. With a proven track record, Apogee provides high-speed managed Wi-FI to a range of residential halls, old and new, exceeding the at-home experience.

Apogee is also one of the nation's largest providers of cable programming, both traditional RF and IPTV. Exclusive to higher education, our solutions are customized to fit the needs of your university.

Laurie Panu, Midwest Director of Business Development
314.650.0062 | lpanu@apogee.us

Cashnet powered by Blackboard
Cashnet powered by Blackboard

115 Munson Street, New Haven, CT 06511
www.cashnet.com

Blackboard Payments Powered by Cashnet helps simplify electronic payments all over campus. Our advanced PCI-compliant technology integrates in real-time with your current ERP system to give your students and authorized payers enhanced, flexible payment options. Improve the student payment experience and allow your Business Office to work faster, saving time and money.

Patrick Kinlough, Senior Account Executive
417.619.6465 | patrick.kinlough@blackboard.com

Caylor Solutions
Caylor Solutions

11650 Olio Road #1000-204, Fishers, IN 46037
www.caylor-solutions.com

With a network of high-end professionals who have worked together on turn-key websites to complex printed collateral, Caylor Solutions puts together specialized teams to create custom answers to your education marketing and communication challenges. Experienced in brand, enrollment, and development, we can work with you to create everything from a new website or view books to capital campaign marketing and communications plans.

Bart Caylor, President and Founder
317.985.7375 | caylor@caylor-solutions.com

College Consortium
College Consortium

University Park, 3300 North Interstate HWY 35, Austin, Texas 78705
www.collegeconsortium.org

The College Consortium builds technology that helps higher education improve revenue, retention, and completion through collaboration. The first version of our platform (academic sharing) allows colleges to share online courses and tuition revenue. Through the consortium, enrolling members access discounted online courses for their students from teaching members members who generate new revenue by filling their empty seats. The enrolling member charges their student directly, creating a revenue share between the institutions. Schools can improve student outcomes or their seat economics without investing to build-out new programs, course, or enrollment marketing services.

Nathan Green, Co-Founder
917.309.1877 | nathan@collegeconsortium.org

EMPOWER Student Information System
EMPOWER Student Information System

30800 Telegraph Rd., Ste. 2775, Bingham Farms, MI 48025
empowersis.com

EMPOWER Student Information System is an award-winning, fully integrated student information system . Its modular design gives you the flexibility to choose the modules that suit your needs and your budget now, while connecting to a single, integrated database. As your needs change, EMPOWER will change with you. EMPOWER modules are: Recruiting & Admissions, Records & Registration, Financial Aid, Billing & Receivables, Degree Audit, Alumni & Donor Development, Higher Education Payroll, Residence Halls, Campus Security and Web Self-Service. With EMPOWER, there are no surprises in cost, time or effort. Our proven implementation services will migrate your system quickly and professionally.

Gail Waldrup, Director of Client Relations
248-647-8841 | gwaldrup@empowersis.com

Herring Bank
Herring Bank

2201 Civic Circle, Amarillo, TX 79109
www.herringbank.com

Herring Bank offers a variety of solutions, such as Funds Disbursement, Campus ID and Badges, Closed Loop Management, Meal Plan Management, Building Access, Online Payment Processing, and flexible Tuition Plans. Student refund choice is a popular program that has helped colleges drastically reduce the number of paper checks issued to students for reimbursements. Herring Bank works with each college's ERP provider to integrate our solution for real-time student account choice decisions. Our software presents a message box within the college's student portal nudging the student to make a refund decision. The student can input their personal account info, or instantly create a Herring Bank account with accompanying Debit MasterCard. If the student does not make a refund choice, the message re-appears the next time the student logs in.

Ken Adams, Business Development Associate
806.337.1302 | kadams@herringbank.com

Innovative NonProfit
Innovative NonProfit

1000 Innovative Drive, Mitchell, SD 57301
www.innovnp.com

Innovative NonProfit is a division of Innovative Systems, a privately-owned company based out of Mitchell, South Dakota. With a long history of providing great software and excellent customer support to a range of industries, our staff are well placed to deliver the very latest technology tools for Higher Education and Nonprofits.

Our software, for donor/alumni management and phonathon, was designed in partnership with fundraisers, for fundraisers. With a focus on relationships and retention, the software helps our clients achieve their fundraising goals, from the office and while on the road.

Just like our clients, we believe in building relationships, and our customer support reflects that. From the very first meeting, through conversion and implementation, staff are committed to helping our clients succeed in delivering their mission.

Emma DeVos, Product Manager
605.990.7284 | emmad@innovsys.com

Jenzabar, Inc.
Jenzabar, Inc.

101 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02199
www.Jenzabar.com

Jenzabar is higher education's trusted adviser, ensuring that our solutions are user-centric and tailored for what you need now, what's on the horizon, and where higher education is moving in the future. Jenzabar student information systems have been chosen more often that any other SIS over the past five years. Exclusively serving higher education, Jenzabar software and services are designed to drive higher performance in every department at your institutions. Jenzabar collaborates with clients to make higher education amazing.

Daniel DeNardy, Account Executive
216.987.7535 | Daniel.denardy@jenzabar.com

JourneyEd
JourneyEd

80 East McDermott Drive, Allen, TX 75002
journeyed.com

JourneyEd has been the leading software and technology reseller solely servicing the K-12 and higher education markets for over 25 years. Our network includes millions of students, educators and schools nationwide. Our belief is that technology should be made accessible to all schools, educators and students regardless of budget, academic pursuit or location. We connect the education industry with the latest technology, by combining an ever growing array of popular technology brand relationships with an experienced and professional staff.

Eric Watson, Account Manager
800-876-3507 x7475 | ewatson@journeyed.com

KanREN, Inc.
KanREN, Inc.

2029 Becker Drive, Suite 282, Lawrence, KS 66046
www.kanren.net

KanREN, the state of Kansas' Research and Education network, is a non-profit, member-governed consortium serving Kansas Education, Community Anchor Institutions, and member-facing professional organizations. Established to bring the internet to Kansas in 1992, we work alongside our members to ensure the highest quality internet connectivity, network services, and support. Operating as a a consortium enables us to leverage economies of scale for the internet connectivity and network services our members require today, yet maintain an agile approach as we work together to anticipate and address the technical demands shaping our future, and the future of those we collectively serve.

Cort Buffington, Executive Director
785-856-9800 | cort@kanren.net

National IPA
National IPA

2555 Meridian Blvd, Suite 300, Franklin, TN 37067
nationalipa.org

National IPA, one of the nation's largest purchasing groups for higher education, has partnered with KICA. This partnership provides access to more than 300 Publicly awarded competitive solicitations administered by a public agency/government entity. National IPA provides access to pricing that private higher education organizations often can’t negotiate on their own. Whether your needs are focused on office equipment and supplies for your educational areas, furniture for your buildings and residence halls, chemicals and paper products for your plant operations, or food for your din­ing facilities National IPA has supplier agreements available to assist you.

John Hunsche, Regional Manager for Higher Education - Heartland
773-818-7812 | john.hunsche@nationalipa.org

Paymerang, LLC
Paymerang, LLC

7401 Beaufont Springs Drive, Suite 300, Richmond, VA 23225
www.paymerang.com

Paymerang helps AP departments become more efficient, secure, compliant and profitable through a cloud based electronic payment solution. With just a small process change, Paymerang is able to facilitate electronic payments between colleges and their vendors, employees and students. Backed by an award-winning software and network, Paymerang provides a complete accounts payable disbursement solution that includes software integration, vendor enrollment, payment processing, and reconcilement. Clients import a single file of payment instructions and Paymerang executes financial transactions and delivers associated customized electronic payment details. The company partners with private colleges and universities nationwide to quickly pay electronically without the addition of significant resources, compliance requirements, fraud detection, costs or credit limits that come from using traditional bank programs.

Brian Cook, SVP for Higher Education
804.317.9229 | bcook@paymerang.com

Pearson
Pearson

14 Wilshire Terrace , Webster Groves, MO 63119
www.pearsonhighered.com

Pearson is a learning company offering personalized course content, interactive learning and assessment tools, digital resources and applications, and other resources and services designed to help students achieve more. Beyond personalized, premium content, Pearson provides a variety of services to help higher education institutions overcome challenges and realize opportunities for change and growth. Our teams collaborate with you to develop institutionally sound educational solutions to meet individual needs.

Laura Vogel, Executive Director, Strategic Partnerships
314.971.3240 | laura.vogel@pearson.com

Construction & Building Supplies
Energy Solutions Professionals
Energy Solutions Professionals

9218 Metcalf, Ste. 274 , Overland Park, KS 66212
energyesp.com

Energy Solutions Professionals is a privately owned, Kansas based, energy services company that helps clients address energy saving opportunities and critical infrastructure needs in a budget-neutral manner through the Energy Efficiency Triad--an approach that encompasses energy supply, facilities/systems and human behavior. ESP is product, vendor and commodity independent, enabling unbiased solution development. We maintain streamlined operations in order to provided exceptional value-oriented services through a process we call energy efficiency|simply.

Jeff Flathman, President
913-381-2800 | jeff@energyesp.com

Integrated Consulting Engineers, Inc.
Integrated Consulting Engineers, Inc.

349 South Hydraulic, Wichita, KS 67211
www.iconengineers.net

Integrated Consulting Engineers, Inc. (ICE) is a multidisciplinary engineering firm established in 2006 and founded on the belief that our designs have the power to transform lives and enhance communities. Guided by our core values of being client focused, team driven, and detail oriented, the staff at ICE remain flexible in our approach. We understand that education facilities must be designed to enhance the learning experience and that physical environments have a direct impact on student performance. Our engineers work to create the ideal learning environment through improved lighting and HVAC experiences. In all of our projects, we offer innovative, energy efficient and cost effective mechanical and electrical engineering solutions. In addition to engineering services, we also offer arc flash evaluation and studies, building due diligence evaluation, building controls recommendations, commissioning, energy and utility cost analysis and sustainable design strategies (LEED).

Dwayne Vaughn, President
316.264.3588 | dvaughn@iconenginners.net

Irrigation Management Consulting, Inc.
Irrigation Management Consulting, Inc.

8878 NW 63rd Street Suite 103, Parkville, MO 64152
www.imcirrigation.com

Irrigation Management Consulting, founded in 1999 by Tony Shores, develops and implements cost-effective irrigation management and grounds performance oversight. The IMC team provides GPS/GIS mapping services, irrigation audits and assessments, sustainability, central control, and grounds performance oversight services. We proudly utilize over 28 years of irrigation design & install experience in our solutions-based services. Often, we are called upon after others have failed to solve the problems. We are client focused. You are our agenda, crystal clear and transparent. We find we are a good fit for property owners when experience:

1) unpredictable water usage and irrigation/landscape maintenance fees
2) water budgets don’t exist
3) unsure of location of all irrigation parts and pieces
4) making decisions without concise information on your irrigation system.

IMC clients include colleges, universities, municipalities, sports facilities, residential properties, and numerous commercial sites. IMC works with architectural firms, engineers, developers, and property owners. Collaboration with your maintenance service provider and contractor are key to our success. We save our clients thousands of dollars in water usage and costs due to over/under watering.

Sue Shores, Owner, Director of Operations
816.492.5100 | s.shores@imcirrigation.com

National Management Resources Corporation
National Management Resources Corporation

113 Corporate Park East Drive, Lagrange, GA 30241
www.teamnational.com

National Management Resources Corporation was founded in 1978. National provides services exclusively to private institutions of higher learning. Services include physical plant maintenance and repair, custodial, landscape, event planning and setups, security, and construction management. National tailors its services to meet the needs and goals of the clients they serve. With National, you can rest assured that your facilities look their best or recruitment, retention, and advancement. National helps make colleges and universities look picture perfect all of the time.

J. Barron Wood, Business Development Executive
706.884.7489 | bwood@teamnational.com

Navitas
Navitas

25501 West Valley Parkway, Suite 200, Olathe, KS 66061
www.navitas.us.com

Navitas is a facility services company specializing in a wide range of energy-efficiency and resource conservation solutions. These services relate to energy construction, energy management, and energy data. The optimization of energy savings generated by the new conservation practices can be utilized to fund the transformation of your aging facilities. We help higher education clients conserve resources and redirect existing budgets toward sustainable and cost-effective renewal of their facilities. Our tagline represents our purpose: "Conserving resources and renewing buildings."

Kent Clow, Business Development Manager
816-519.0072 | kclow@navitas.us.com

SAS Institute, Inc.
SAS Institute, Inc.

100 SAS Campus Drive, Cary, NC 27513
www.sas.com/en_us/industry/higher-education.html

SAS is a trusted analytics powerhouse for organizations seeking immediate value from their data. A deep bench of analytics solutions and broad industry knowledge keep our customers coming back and feeling confident. With SAS, you can discover insights from your data and make sense of it all. Identify what’s working and fix what isn’t. Make more intelligent decisions. And drive relevant change.

Dan Gould, Account Executive
9193306.7795 | dan.gould@sas.com

Shelden Architecture
Shelden Architecture

800 East First | Suite 140, Wichita, KS 67202
www.sheldenarchitecture.com

Shelden Architecture is a full service architectural firm providing services ranging from Pre-Design through Construction. Since 2002, we have designed distinctive buildings for scores of clients from the fields of business, healthcare, finance, retail, education, religion, housing, and more. our services include commercial, residential, and interior design, land planning, as well as graphic design and visualization.

Shelden exists because beauty matters. It matters in the spaces that surround us. It matters in the structures we create, interact with, and inhabit. And this group of skilled artisans exists to give these spaces and structures beautiful, meaningful form. We cannot imagine doing anything else.

We believe ours in a service-driven profession in which we play an interpretive role, listening to our client's needs, hopes, and dreams, being inspired by them. Along with a selected builder, we translate, as design partners, our clients; words to me their architectural objectives.

Pam Clinton, Director of Operations and Business Development
316.263.4300 | pam@sheldenarch.com

Trane MidAmerica
Trane MidAmerica

120 Ida, Wichita, KS 67211
tranemidamerica.com

Trane MidAmerica works with commercial and industrial building owners to identify building solutions to reduce downtime and increase building efficiency. Our services enable building owners to have a high performance building.

Jonathan Goering, Marketing Leader
316-265-9655 | jpgoering@trane.com

Vivid Energies Corp.
Vivid Energies Corp.

1320 E. Christina Court, Arlington Heights, IL 60004
www.vividenergies.com

Our primary focus is on LED lighting and an approach to becoming more energy efficient. We can be your primary source for LED lighting and installation.

Heidi Mustafa, Finance and Office Coordinator
708.945.1668 | hmustafa@vividenergies.com

WDM Architects
WDM Architects

105 North Washington, Wichita, KS 67202
www.wdmarchitects.com

We are forward-think architects, interior designers, and landscape artists who enjoy tackling socially relevant issues head-on, such as sustainable design, academia, healthcare, senior living, wildlife conservation, and historic renovation. Our team researches and plans each project in conjunction with our client to create designs that will handle current needs as well as planned, or unplanned, growth. Each client is a partner in the outcome.

Michael Frimel, Director of Business Development
316.262.4700 | mfrimel@wdmarchitects.com

Consultants
BKD
BKD

1551 N. Waterfront Pky, Ste. 300, Wichita, KS 67206
bkd.com

BKD is a national CPA and advisory firm that assists individuals and businesses realize their goals. BKD understands that Higher Education institutions have unique needs, from financial and resource management to endowment performance and capital expenditures. Trying to balance the costs of delivering quality education with the reality of tight budget can be a daunting task. Our advisors can provide strategic planning solutions that demonstrate fiscal responsibility, foresight and accountability. Everyone needs a trusted advisor. Who’s Yours?

Michael Gerber, CPA
316-265-2811 | mgerber@bkd.com

George K. Baum & Company
George K. Baum & Company

4800 Main St., Ste 500, Kansas City, MO 64112
gkbaum.com

George K. Baum & Company is one of the nation's leading underwriters of municipal bonds for private colleges and universities. Our experience includes general improvements, student housing, student union and auxiliary systems, athletic facilities and virtually every other typed of improvement projects. We also have considerable experience with refinancing of existing bonds. Our team of higher education finance professionals are available to discuss your institutional financing needs.

Roger Edgar, Executive Vice President
816-283-5135 | edgar@gkbaum.com

HRP Associates
HRP Associates

1327 Miller Rd, Suite D, Greenville, SC 29607
hrpassociates.com

HRP Associates is a risk management environmental consulting engineering firm that has over 32 years of experience. Environmental, Health & Safety (EH&S) compliance services recently provided to the education sector includes EPA and OSHA compliance audits, regulatory training, compliance plan development, industrial hygiene surveys, property transaction assistance, ground water and soil investigations, underground storage tank removal and replacement, energy audits, and chemical hygiene studies.

HRP employs engineers, hydrogeologists, biologists, environmental scientists, software designers, and industrial hygienists to assist in environmental, health and safety compliance, as well as site investigation and remediation, environmental and civil engineering, energy management, and risk management consulting engineering.

Our consulting engineers will work closely with you to meet complex regulatory compliance obligations, to understand the relative ranking of your priorities, to advocated for your interests, and to develop customized solutions for your specific situation. HRP works diligently to keep you up-to-date with changes in federal, state, and local EH&S regulatory requirements and provide you with sound and practical solutions that you can realistically implement. To date, we have helped over 240 college and university campuses across the United States resolve their environmental, health and safety challenges.

Tad Goetcheus, Vice President - Southeast Region
864-289-0311 | tad.goetcheus@hrpassociates.com

Husch Blackwell
Husch Blackwell

4801 Main St., Ste. 1000, Kansas City, MO 64112
huschblackwell.com

Husch Blackwell is a full-service litigation and business law firm with attorneys in locations across the United States and in London, serving clients with domestic and international operations. We provide sophisticated legal services at a compelling value that help manage risk, overcome hurdles and create meaningful advantages for our clients.

We represent national and global leaders in major industries that include agribusiness, food and beverage, energy, financial services, healthcare, pharmaceuticals, real estate, construction, manufacturing, technology and transportation. Our attorneys are recognized by leading professional and industry organizations for their knowledge and expertise across a broad range of legal services.

Our firm's history reflects almost a century of legal excellence and superior client service. We earned our reputation as a market-leading law firm by delivering the highest standards of legal services our clients demand.

We understand that our value and strength is in our people and the diversity of their backgrounds. We are dedicated to enhancing and supporting our cultural standards through our Diversity Programs and Women's Initiative. Our attorneys also serve the communities in which we work through a wide variety of pro bono programs, giving their time, resources and talents to serve people and organizations in need.

Hayley Hanson, Contact
816-983-8377 | hayley.hanson@huschblackwell.com

Innovative NonProfit
Innovative NonProfit

1000 Innovative Drive, Mitchell, SD 57301
www.innovnp.com

Innovative NonProfit is a division of Innovative Systems, a privately-owned company based out of Mitchell, South Dakota. With a long history of providing great software and excellent customer support to a range of industries, our staff are well placed to deliver the very latest technology tools for Higher Education and Nonprofits.

Our software, for donor/alumni management and phonathon, was designed in partnership with fundraisers, for fundraisers. With a focus on relationships and retention, the software helps our clients achieve their fundraising goals, from the office and while on the road.

Just like our clients, we believe in building relationships, and our customer support reflects that. From the very first meeting, through conversion and implementation, staff are committed to helping our clients succeed in delivering their mission.

Emma DeVos, Product Manager
605.990.7284 | emmad@innovsys.com

McAllister & Quinn
McAllister & Quinn

1030 15th Street NW, Suite 590W, Washington, DC 20005
www.jm-aq.com/highered

McAllister & Quinn Represents numerous private and public colleges and universities located across the United States. We provide higher education consulting in areas such as Federal grants, congressional research funding, foundations, public-private and international partnerships and institution-wide strategic projects. Our team is comprised of professionals with extensive backgrounds in Federal government and higher education. The McAllister & Quinn grant writing team is comprised of more than 250 experienced professionals who each have specific areas of expertise.

John McAllister, Managing Partner
202.296.2741 | dgrenham@jm-aq.com

mStoner, Inc.
mStoner, Inc.

4809 North Ravenswood Avenue Suite 415, Chicago, IL 60640
http://mStoner.com

mStoner, Inc. is a digital-first agency committed to tailored solutions that deliver real results. We craft powerful, tailored, human-centric experiences to illuminate your brand and allow you to tell the story only you can tell. We connect you with the right audience at the right time so you can form right-fit relationships. We position your team for improved productivity, sustainable growth, internal alignment, and proof-positive success. And we aim to make your job fun again and can help you create inspired work that you are proud to show off. Since 2001, we've worked with more than 350 colleges, universities, and professional schools in the U.S. and abroad.

Mallory Wood, Director of Marketing
802.457.9234 | mallory.wood@mstoner.com

Pearson
Pearson

14 Wilshire Terrace , Webster Groves, MO 63119
www.pearsonhighered.com

Pearson is a learning company offering personalized course content, interactive learning and assessment tools, digital resources and applications, and other resources and services designed to help students achieve more. Beyond personalized, premium content, Pearson provides a variety of services to help higher education institutions overcome challenges and realize opportunities for change and growth. Our teams collaborate with you to develop institutionally sound educational solutions to meet individual needs.

Laura Vogel, Executive Director, Strategic Partnerships
314.971.3240 | laura.vogel@pearson.com

Spelman Johnson
Spelman Johnson

3 Chapman Ave., Easthampton, MA 1027
spelmanandjohnson.com

Spelman Johnson is a premier executive search firm exclusively committed to serving higher education. Recruiting talented leaders on behalf of the institutions they serve, Spelman Johnson’s success is strengthened by their deep and diverse relationships and their investment in the development and engagement of a leadership pipeline. Since 1991, Spelman Johnson helped hundreds of higher education institutions identify outstanding professionals, pairing exceptional leaders with positions across all facets of the academy. Spelman Johnson is nationally recognized for their thought leadership on issues of equity and diversity and for their commitment to inclusion in higher education.

Ellen Heffernan, President
413-529-2895 | eth@spelmanandjohnson.com

WDM Architects
WDM Architects

105 North Washington, Wichita, KS 67202
www.wdmarchitects.com

We are forward-think architects, interior designers, and landscape artists who enjoy tackling socially relevant issues head-on, such as sustainable design, academia, healthcare, senior living, wildlife conservation, and historic renovation. Our team researches and plans each project in conjunction with our client to create designs that will handle current needs as well as planned, or unplanned, growth. Each client is a partner in the outcome.

Michael Frimel, Director of Business Development
316.262.4700 | mfrimel@wdmarchitects.com

Dining Services
Fresh Ideas
Fresh Ideas

1000 W Nifong Blvd, Bldg 3, Ste 220, Columbia, MO 65203
freshideasfood.com

Fresh Ideas Food Service Management actively partners with select colleges and universities in designing and implementing dining services programs unique to each institution. We believe it is our responsibility to assist the client in branding and refining their dining programs to meet the needs, goals and budget of their campus. What sets us apart from our competitors is our ability to create a unique program that meshes seamlessly with your organization.
Fresh Ideas is more than great fresh food – we inspire students to be educated eaters. We believe in providing high quality, nutritious, fresh foods combined with education about the importance of living a healthy and balanced life. Our registered dietitians and chefs provide a wealth of knowledge for your students. We encourage your students to feed their minds and fuel their bodies with an integrated approach to wellness. Your students are important to Fresh Ideas.

Kris Lensmeyer, Director of Business Development
573-268-4448 | klensmeyer@freshideasfood.com

National Management Resources Corporation
National Management Resources Corporation

113 Corporate Park East Drive, Lagrange, GA 30241
www.teamnational.com

National Management Resources Corporation was founded in 1978. National provides services exclusively to private institutions of higher learning. Services include physical plant maintenance and repair, custodial, landscape, event planning and setups, security, and construction management. National tailors its services to meet the needs and goals of the clients they serve. With National, you can rest assured that your facilities look their best or recruitment, retention, and advancement. National helps make colleges and universities look picture perfect all of the time.

J. Barron Wood, Business Development Executive
706.884.7489 | bwood@teamnational.com

Pioneer College Caterers
Pioneer College Caterers

Cedar Creek Corporate Park | 25055 W. Valley Parkway | Suite 120, Olathe, KS 66061
pcconline.com

Pioneer College Caterers serves Christian colleges, universities and seminaries. In business since 1973, we currently service 44 clients in 20 states, coast to coast. We provide a partnership that is based on the right solutions for your campus, based on strong relationships at all levels of our company. We are 'Designed for Service” and “Dedicated to Excellence”

Doug Brown, Vice President for Sales
913.492.1004 | dbrown@pcconline.com

Sage Dining
Sage Dining

1402 York Road, Lutherville, MD 21093
sagedining.com

Sage Dining was established in 1990 and is the nation's leading provider of campus dining and upscale catering services. For more than 25 years, SAGE has worked in partnership with independent schools and private colleges across North America who share our passion for great food, nutrition and sustainability. Our boutique style means chefs tailor menus for each community and prepare meals from scratch using fresh, locally sourced ingredients. We provide unparalleled levels of support, financial transparency, and culinary innovation that define a new standard of excellence.

Paco Rodriguez, President
410-339-3950 | paco@sagedining.com

Executive Services
Caylor Solutions
Caylor Solutions

11650 Olio Road #1000-204, Fishers, IN 46037
www.caylor-solutions.com

With a network of high-end professionals who have worked together on turn-key websites to complex printed collateral, Caylor Solutions puts together specialized teams to create custom answers to your education marketing and communication challenges. Experienced in brand, enrollment, and development, we can work with you to create everything from a new website or view books to capital campaign marketing and communications plans.

Bart Caylor, President and Founder
317.985.7375 | caylor@caylor-solutions.com

J.W. Terrill
J.W. Terrill

825 Maryville Centre Drive, Suite 200, St. Louis, MO 63017
www.jwterrill.com

“World Class. Local Touch. Marsh & McLennan Agency (MMA) provides employee benefit and risk consulting services to over 680 educational institutions through our dedicated education practice group. J.W. Terrill as the leader of the MMA education practice group is committed to delivering unmatched world class employee benefit and risk management resources and solutions to colleges and universities while providing a high touch service model and community ties on which our agency reputation was built.”

Kyle Bardot, Employee Health and Benefits Consultant
314.703.1783 | kbardot@jwterrill.com

National Management Resources Corporation
National Management Resources Corporation

113 Corporate Park East Drive, Lagrange, GA 30241
www.teamnational.com

National Management Resources Corporation was founded in 1978. National provides services exclusively to private institutions of higher learning. Services include physical plant maintenance and repair, custodial, landscape, event planning and setups, security, and construction management. National tailors its services to meet the needs and goals of the clients they serve. With National, you can rest assured that your facilities look their best or recruitment, retention, and advancement. National helps make colleges and universities look picture perfect all of the time.

J. Barron Wood, Business Development Executive
706.884.7489 | bwood@teamnational.com

Spelman Johnson
Spelman Johnson

3 Chapman Ave., Easthampton, MA 1027
spelmanandjohnson.com

Spelman Johnson is a premier executive search firm exclusively committed to serving higher education. Recruiting talented leaders on behalf of the institutions they serve, Spelman Johnson’s success is strengthened by their deep and diverse relationships and their investment in the development and engagement of a leadership pipeline. Since 1991, Spelman Johnson helped hundreds of higher education institutions identify outstanding professionals, pairing exceptional leaders with positions across all facets of the academy. Spelman Johnson is nationally recognized for their thought leadership on issues of equity and diversity and for their commitment to inclusion in higher education.

Ellen Heffernan, President
413-529-2895 | eth@spelmanandjohnson.com

Facilities Management
Energy Solutions Professionals
Energy Solutions Professionals

9218 Metcalf, Ste. 274 , Overland Park, KS 66212
energyesp.com

Energy Solutions Professionals is a privately owned, Kansas based, energy services company that helps clients address energy saving opportunities and critical infrastructure needs in a budget-neutral manner through the Energy Efficiency Triad--an approach that encompasses energy supply, facilities/systems and human behavior. ESP is product, vendor and commodity independent, enabling unbiased solution development. We maintain streamlined operations in order to provided exceptional value-oriented services through a process we call energy efficiency|simply.

Jeff Flathman, President
913-381-2800 | jeff@energyesp.com

First American Education Finance
First American Education Finance

255 Woodcliff Dr, Fairport, NY 14450
faef.com/education

First American Education Finance provides customized leasing and financing solutions that help schools budget smarter. We're a direct lender with a personal concierge-style service model and specialize in education. Call us today to learn about asset management strategies, KICA member benefits, and First American's student focused approach.

Todd Benson, Vice President
510-857-5912 | todd.benson@faef.com

Integrated Consulting Engineers, Inc.
Integrated Consulting Engineers, Inc.

349 South Hydraulic, Wichita, KS 67211
www.iconengineers.net

Integrated Consulting Engineers, Inc. (ICE) is a multidisciplinary engineering firm established in 2006 and founded on the belief that our designs have the power to transform lives and enhance communities. Guided by our core values of being client focused, team driven, and detail oriented, the staff at ICE remain flexible in our approach. We understand that education facilities must be designed to enhance the learning experience and that physical environments have a direct impact on student performance. Our engineers work to create the ideal learning environment through improved lighting and HVAC experiences. In all of our projects, we offer innovative, energy efficient and cost effective mechanical and electrical engineering solutions. In addition to engineering services, we also offer arc flash evaluation and studies, building due diligence evaluation, building controls recommendations, commissioning, energy and utility cost analysis and sustainable design strategies (LEED).

Dwayne Vaughn, President
316.264.3588 | dvaughn@iconenginners.net

Irrigation Management Consulting, Inc.
Irrigation Management Consulting, Inc.

8878 NW 63rd Street Suite 103, Parkville, MO 64152
www.imcirrigation.com

Irrigation Management Consulting, founded in 1999 by Tony Shores, develops and implements cost-effective irrigation management and grounds performance oversight. The IMC team provides GPS/GIS mapping services, irrigation audits and assessments, sustainability, central control, and grounds performance oversight services. We proudly utilize over 28 years of irrigation design & install experience in our solutions-based services. Often, we are called upon after others have failed to solve the problems. We are client focused. You are our agenda, crystal clear and transparent. We find we are a good fit for property owners when experience:

1) unpredictable water usage and irrigation/landscape maintenance fees
2) water budgets don’t exist
3) unsure of location of all irrigation parts and pieces
4) making decisions without concise information on your irrigation system.

IMC clients include colleges, universities, municipalities, sports facilities, residential properties, and numerous commercial sites. IMC works with architectural firms, engineers, developers, and property owners. Collaboration with your maintenance service provider and contractor are key to our success. We save our clients thousands of dollars in water usage and costs due to over/under watering.

Sue Shores, Owner, Director of Operations
816.492.5100 | s.shores@imcirrigation.com

Navitas
Navitas

25501 West Valley Parkway, Suite 200, Olathe, KS 66061
www.navitas.us.com

Navitas is a facility services company specializing in a wide range of energy-efficiency and resource conservation solutions. These services relate to energy construction, energy management, and energy data. The optimization of energy savings generated by the new conservation practices can be utilized to fund the transformation of your aging facilities. We help higher education clients conserve resources and redirect existing budgets toward sustainable and cost-effective renewal of their facilities. Our tagline represents our purpose: "Conserving resources and renewing buildings."

Kent Clow, Business Development Manager
816-519.0072 | kclow@navitas.us.com

Trane MidAmerica
Trane MidAmerica

120 Ida, Wichita, KS 67211
tranemidamerica.com

Trane MidAmerica works with commercial and industrial building owners to identify building solutions to reduce downtime and increase building efficiency. Our services enable building owners to have a high performance building.

Jonathan Goering, Marketing Leader
316-265-9655 | jpgoering@trane.com

Vivid Energies Corp.
Vivid Energies Corp.

1320 E. Christina Court, Arlington Heights, IL 60004
www.vividenergies.com

Our primary focus is on LED lighting and an approach to becoming more energy efficient. We can be your primary source for LED lighting and installation.

Heidi Mustafa, Finance and Office Coordinator
708.945.1668 | hmustafa@vividenergies.com

Financial Services
BankMobile
BankMobile

115 Munson Street, New Haven, CT 0651
www.bankmobiledisbursements.com

BankMobile’s Refund Management® Service processes and disburses financial aid refunds to students on behalf of college and university administrators. This fast, compliant service streamlines operations and removes the burdens of activities such as writing checks, answering student phone calls and maintaining confidential information on your servers. With Refund Management, students access their refunds in secure, timely and electronic ways at no cost.

Ray Parris, Vice President, Sales
661.599.4978 | rparris@bankmobile.com

BKD
BKD

1551 N. Waterfront Pky, Ste. 300, Wichita, KS 67206
bkd.com

BKD is a national CPA and advisory firm that assists individuals and businesses realize their goals. BKD understands that Higher Education institutions have unique needs, from financial and resource management to endowment performance and capital expenditures. Trying to balance the costs of delivering quality education with the reality of tight budget can be a daunting task. Our advisors can provide strategic planning solutions that demonstrate fiscal responsibility, foresight and accountability. Everyone needs a trusted advisor. Who’s Yours?

Michael Gerber, CPA
316-265-2811 | mgerber@bkd.com

Cashnet powered by Blackboard
Cashnet powered by Blackboard

115 Munson Street, New Haven, CT 06511
www.cashnet.com

Blackboard Payments Powered by Cashnet helps simplify electronic payments all over campus. Our advanced PCI-compliant technology integrates in real-time with your current ERP system to give your students and authorized payers enhanced, flexible payment options. Improve the student payment experience and allow your Business Office to work faster, saving time and money.

Patrick Kinlough, Senior Account Executive
417.619.6465 | patrick.kinlough@blackboard.com

Cobbs Allen
Cobbs Allen

7300 College Blvd Suite 300 , Overland Park, KS 66210
cobbsallen.com

Cobbs Allen is a boutique risk management and insurance brokerage firm providing market-leading service in traditional commercial insurance, employee benefits, alternative risk financing and structured solutions. Founded in 1887 and headquartered in Birmingham, AL, with offices in Columbus, Houston, New Orleans, New York, Kansas City and Tulsa, the firm is one of few remaining that is still owned and led by its employees.

Daniel Kusmin, Risk Consultant
(913) 832-8878 | dkusmin@cobbsallen.com

First American Education Finance
First American Education Finance

255 Woodcliff Dr, Fairport, NY 14450
faef.com/education

First American Education Finance provides customized leasing and financing solutions that help schools budget smarter. We're a direct lender with a personal concierge-style service model and specialize in education. Call us today to learn about asset management strategies, KICA member benefits, and First American's student focused approach.

Todd Benson, Vice President
510-857-5912 | todd.benson@faef.com

First Nonprofit Group
First Nonprofit Group

1 South Wacker Drive, Suite 2180, Chicago, IL 60606
firstnonprofitcompanies.com

First Nonprofit Group of Amtrust Financial Services (rated "A" Excellent) provides state compliant, individually insured, cost-saving options to satisy SUTA (State Unemployment Insurance Tax) requirements for nonprofit and government entities. Nationally, nearly 2,000 organizations rely on us to reduce, manage, and safeguard their budget from uncertain unemployment insurance expenses.

Marshall Whittey, Regional Sales Director
312.728.9963 | mwhittey@firstnonprofit.com

Herring Bank
Herring Bank

2201 Civic Circle, Amarillo, TX 79109
www.herringbank.com

Herring Bank offers a variety of solutions, such as Funds Disbursement, Campus ID and Badges, Closed Loop Management, Meal Plan Management, Building Access, Online Payment Processing, and flexible Tuition Plans. Student refund choice is a popular program that has helped colleges drastically reduce the number of paper checks issued to students for reimbursements. Herring Bank works with each college's ERP provider to integrate our solution for real-time student account choice decisions. Our software presents a message box within the college's student portal nudging the student to make a refund decision. The student can input their personal account info, or instantly create a Herring Bank account with accompanying Debit MasterCard. If the student does not make a refund choice, the message re-appears the next time the student logs in.

Ken Adams, Business Development Associate
806.337.1302 | kadams@herringbank.com

Mariner Retirement Advisors
Mariner Retirement Advisors

4200 W. 115th St., Ste. 200, Leawood, KS 66211
marinerretirment.com

Mariner Retirement Advisors is dedicated to providing a wide range of services to retirement plan clients, with a focus on delivering industry-leading advisory services that enhance our clients' plans and increase their employer's chances of achieving retirement readiness.

Tim Duncan, Vice President
913-378-9146 | tim.duncan@marinerretirement.com

Paymerang, LLC
Paymerang, LLC

7401 Beaufont Springs Drive, Suite 300, Richmond, VA 23225
www.paymerang.com

Paymerang helps AP departments become more efficient, secure, compliant and profitable through a cloud based electronic payment solution. With just a small process change, Paymerang is able to facilitate electronic payments between colleges and their vendors, employees and students. Backed by an award-winning software and network, Paymerang provides a complete accounts payable disbursement solution that includes software integration, vendor enrollment, payment processing, and reconcilement. Clients import a single file of payment instructions and Paymerang executes financial transactions and delivers associated customized electronic payment details. The company partners with private colleges and universities nationwide to quickly pay electronically without the addition of significant resources, compliance requirements, fraud detection, costs or credit limits that come from using traditional bank programs.

Brian Cook, SVP for Higher Education
804.317.9229 | bcook@paymerang.com

Two West
Two West

4551 W. 107th Street, Overland Park, KS 66207
twowestcompanies.com

Two West is an independent, registered investment advisor with a focus in retirement plan services in the not-for-profit community. Two West and its affiliated companies serve more than $36 billion in assets in over 40 states. Services include retirement plan consulting, institutional and private client wealth management and planning, financial wellness programs, corporate and private trust services, estate management, and institutional and private client custodial services. Two West is an affiliated group of member companies comprised of Two West Financial Partners, LLC; Two West Capital Advisors, LLC; MTC Holdings Corporation; Financial Counselors, Inc. and Midwest Trust Company.

Ryan Rink, President
913-825-1722 | rink@twowestadvisors.com

UMB
UMB

101 Grand Boulevard, Kansas City, MO 64106
www.umb.com/commerical

UMB is one of the nation's largest issuers of purchasing cards. With UMB, you can count on more from your commercial credit cards - more options, flexibility and control and that translates into more financial freedom for your business. From robust purchasing and travel card programs to advanced payment solutions, UMB provides service experts that are dedicated to the success of your program. The UMB Visa Purchasing Card can control and limit purchases automatically, simplify your purchasing card program and letting employees focus on more profitable tasks. Your success depends on how effectively you control and monitor your expenses. The UMB Visa Purchasing Card can help.

For more than a century, UMB has been providing solutions to best serve our customers.

Cherie Figge, VP Commercial Card Sales Officer
816.843.2842 | cherie.figge@umb.com

Insurance, HR, & Benefits
AffinityLTC, LLC
AffinityLTC, LLC

1023 Mumma Road, Suite 202, Lemoyne, PA 17043
www.affinityltc.com

AffinityLTC has successfully implemented more than 140+ Group LTCi enrollments for Private Colleges and Universities. AffinityLTC has been able to offer a best-in-class Group Long Term Care Insurance benefit, through Genworth Life Insurance Company, affording employees the opportunity to protect a portion of their assets with group rates and streamlined underwriting. A one-time open enrollment; featuring a co-branded website for each member institution, enabling all employees and family members to educate themselves and enroll directly online.
The Genworth 2017 Cost of Care survey found the median cost in KS for a year of nursing home care to be $74,004 for a private room. The percentage of LTC provided by unpaid caregivers at home is now at 80%. 70% of people over 65 will need long term care services at some point.

Including this benefit to your portfolio can assist in retaining employees and is an attractive hiring incentive.

Michael S. VanGavree, Founder
717.737.3060 ext. 300 | mike@affinityltc.com

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.

6300 South Syracuse, Suite 700, Centennial, CO 80111
www.ajg.com/industries/higher-education

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. specializes in providing risk management products, services and resources to the Higher Education community. Representing over 600 colleges and universities, they bring a depth of experience and capabilities unmatched in the insurance brokerage and consulting industry. Their practice includes insurance-related services for Property & Casualty, Group Health, Athletic Accident, Student Health, and International Travel - as well as retirement services and compensation studies.

Bob Barnes, Executive Vice President
303.889.2522 | bob_barnes@ajg.com

California Casualty
California Casualty

4000 W 114th St, Ste 300, Leawood, KS 66211
calcas.com/KICA

California Casualty insurance products are available to all KICA member institution employees – at no cost to your institution and simple to implement. For over 60 years, California Casualty has been specializing in auto and home insurance for those serving in the education profession. They offer special KICA group rates, generous discounts, top-notch service and exclusive policy features for higher education employees. In addition, they have local Kansas field marketing reps who are available to attend benefits fairs, handle quote requests and provide information about this exclusive employee voluntary benefits program.

Debbie Harris, CIC
800-800-9410 | dharris@calcas.com

Cobbs Allen
Cobbs Allen

7300 College Blvd Suite 300 , Overland Park, KS 66210
cobbsallen.com

Cobbs Allen is a boutique risk management and insurance brokerage firm providing market-leading service in traditional commercial insurance, employee benefits, alternative risk financing and structured solutions. Founded in 1887 and headquartered in Birmingham, AL, with offices in Columbus, Houston, New Orleans, New York, Kansas City and Tulsa, the firm is one of few remaining that is still owned and led by its employees.

Daniel Kusmin, Risk Consultant
(913) 832-8878 | dkusmin@cobbsallen.com

Dissinger Reed
Dissinger Reed

8700 Indian Creek Pky, Suite 320, Overland Park, KS 66210
dissingerreed.com

Dissinger Reed focuses on one thing and we do it better than anyone else: athletic insurance! We are a niche athletic insurance and special risk agency headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas. Dissinger Reed currently provides customized insurance solutions for over 180 colleges and universities as well as 17 state high school associations across the country.

Chuck Howze, Collegiate Insurance Consultant
913-491-6385 | chowze@dissingerreed.com

First Nonprofit Group
First Nonprofit Group

1 South Wacker Drive, Suite 2180, Chicago, IL 60606
firstnonprofitcompanies.com

First Nonprofit Group of Amtrust Financial Services (rated "A" Excellent) provides state compliant, individually insured, cost-saving options to satisy SUTA (State Unemployment Insurance Tax) requirements for nonprofit and government entities. Nationally, nearly 2,000 organizations rely on us to reduce, manage, and safeguard their budget from uncertain unemployment insurance expenses.

Marshall Whittey, Regional Sales Director
312.728.9963 | mwhittey@firstnonprofit.com

First Risk Advisors
First Risk Advisors

67 West Court Street, Doylestown, PA 18901
http://www.firstriskadvisors.com/

When it comes to insurance and employee benefits, every organization is different with its own unique set of needs, goals and objectives. FIRSTRISK ADVISORS understands this fact and is there to help.

We are not just an insurance broker, we are your “Partner in Solutions.” Our team works closely with you, taking the time to listen and fully understand your circumstances. We then develop a series of recommendations tailored to your specific needs. It doesn’t stop there, we stand behind every aspect of our work from our first meeting on.

Our goal is to build a long-standing partnership that will last for years to come. That is why we are committed to providing you with ongoing support and exceptional customer service long after the start of our relationship. We never lose sight of our commitment to you.

David Opperman, President, First Risk Advisors
267-880-2300 | dopper@firstriskadvisors.com

IMA, Inc
IMA, Inc

8200 E. 32nd St. North, Wichita, KS 67226
imacorp.com/industry-practices/education-insurance-broker/

IMA, Inc. was founded and is based in Wichita, KS. IMA is the 9th largest independently owned retail insurance broker in the United States. IMA is proud to currently partner with 11 of the KICA member colleges and universities.

The IMA Education Practice group provides wide varieties of coverage tailored to the needs of educational institutions including property and casualty insurance, student/athletic insurance, and health risk management/employee benefits.

Blake Wells, Vice President
316-266-6213 | blake.wells@imacorp.com

J.W. Terrill
J.W. Terrill

825 Maryville Centre Drive, Suite 200, St. Louis, MO 63017
www.jwterrill.com

“World Class. Local Touch. Marsh & McLennan Agency (MMA) provides employee benefit and risk consulting services to over 680 educational institutions through our dedicated education practice group. J.W. Terrill as the leader of the MMA education practice group is committed to delivering unmatched world class employee benefit and risk management resources and solutions to colleges and universities while providing a high touch service model and community ties on which our agency reputation was built.”

Kyle Bardot, Employee Health and Benefits Consultant
314.703.1783 | kbardot@jwterrill.com

Mariner Retirement Advisors
Mariner Retirement Advisors

4200 W. 115th St., Ste. 200, Leawood, KS 66211
marinerretirment.com

Mariner Retirement Advisors is dedicated to providing a wide range of services to retirement plan clients, with a focus on delivering industry-leading advisory services that enhance our clients' plans and increase their employer's chances of achieving retirement readiness.

Tim Duncan, Vice President
913-378-9146 | tim.duncan@marinerretirement.com

Legal Services
Husch Blackwell
Husch Blackwell

4801 Main St., Ste. 1000, Kansas City, MO 64112
huschblackwell.com

Husch Blackwell is a full-service litigation and business law firm with attorneys in locations across the United States and in London, serving clients with domestic and international operations. We provide sophisticated legal services at a compelling value that help manage risk, overcome hurdles and create meaningful advantages for our clients.

We represent national and global leaders in major industries that include agribusiness, food and beverage, energy, financial services, healthcare, pharmaceuticals, real estate, construction, manufacturing, technology and transportation. Our attorneys are recognized by leading professional and industry organizations for their knowledge and expertise across a broad range of legal services.

Our firm's history reflects almost a century of legal excellence and superior client service. We earned our reputation as a market-leading law firm by delivering the highest standards of legal services our clients demand.

We understand that our value and strength is in our people and the diversity of their backgrounds. We are dedicated to enhancing and supporting our cultural standards through our Diversity Programs and Women's Initiative. Our attorneys also serve the communities in which we work through a wide variety of pro bono programs, giving their time, resources and talents to serve people and organizations in need.

Hayley Hanson, Contact
816-983-8377 | hayley.hanson@huschblackwell.com

Office Supplies & Furniture
National IPA
National IPA

2555 Meridian Blvd, Suite 300, Franklin, TN 37067
nationalipa.org

National IPA, one of the nation's largest purchasing groups for higher education, has partnered with KICA. This partnership provides access to more than 300 Publicly awarded competitive solicitations administered by a public agency/government entity. National IPA provides access to pricing that private higher education organizations often can’t negotiate on their own. Whether your needs are focused on office equipment and supplies for your educational areas, furniture for your buildings and residence halls, chemicals and paper products for your plant operations, or food for your din­ing facilities National IPA has supplier agreements available to assist you.

John Hunsche, Regional Manager for Higher Education - Heartland
773-818-7812 | john.hunsche@nationalipa.org

Other
HRP Associates
HRP Associates

1327 Miller Rd, Suite D, Greenville, SC 29607
hrpassociates.com

HRP Associates is a risk management environmental consulting engineering firm that has over 32 years of experience. Environmental, Health & Safety (EH&S) compliance services recently provided to the education sector includes EPA and OSHA compliance audits, regulatory training, compliance plan development, industrial hygiene surveys, property transaction assistance, ground water and soil investigations, underground storage tank removal and replacement, energy audits, and chemical hygiene studies.

HRP employs engineers, hydrogeologists, biologists, environmental scientists, software designers, and industrial hygienists to assist in environmental, health and safety compliance, as well as site investigation and remediation, environmental and civil engineering, energy management, and risk management consulting engineering.

Our consulting engineers will work closely with you to meet complex regulatory compliance obligations, to understand the relative ranking of your priorities, to advocated for your interests, and to develop customized solutions for your specific situation. HRP works diligently to keep you up-to-date with changes in federal, state, and local EH&S regulatory requirements and provide you with sound and practical solutions that you can realistically implement. To date, we have helped over 240 college and university campuses across the United States resolve their environmental, health and safety challenges.

Tad Goetcheus, Vice President - Southeast Region
864-289-0311 | tad.goetcheus@hrpassociates.com

Shelden Architecture
Shelden Architecture

800 East First | Suite 140, Wichita, KS 67202
www.sheldenarchitecture.com

Shelden Architecture is a full service architectural firm providing services ranging from Pre-Design through Construction. Since 2002, we have designed distinctive buildings for scores of clients from the fields of business, healthcare, finance, retail, education, religion, housing, and more. our services include commercial, residential, and interior design, land planning, as well as graphic design and visualization.

Shelden exists because beauty matters. It matters in the spaces that surround us. It matters in the structures we create, interact with, and inhabit. And this group of skilled artisans exists to give these spaces and structures beautiful, meaningful form. We cannot imagine doing anything else.

We believe ours in a service-driven profession in which we play an interpretive role, listening to our client's needs, hopes, and dreams, being inspired by them. Along with a selected builder, we translate, as design partners, our clients; words to me their architectural objectives.

Pam Clinton, Director of Operations and Business Development
316.263.4300 | pam@sheldenarch.com

WDM Architects
WDM Architects

105 North Washington, Wichita, KS 67202
www.wdmarchitects.com

We are forward-think architects, interior designers, and landscape artists who enjoy tackling socially relevant issues head-on, such as sustainable design, academia, healthcare, senior living, wildlife conservation, and historic renovation. Our team researches and plans each project in conjunction with our client to create designs that will handle current needs as well as planned, or unplanned, growth. Each client is a partner in the outcome.

Michael Frimel, Director of Business Development
316.262.4700 | mfrimel@wdmarchitects.com

Printing & Promotions
Public Finance
BKD
BKD

1551 N. Waterfront Pky, Ste. 300, Wichita, KS 67206
bkd.com

BKD is a national CPA and advisory firm that assists individuals and businesses realize their goals. BKD understands that Higher Education institutions have unique needs, from financial and resource management to endowment performance and capital expenditures. Trying to balance the costs of delivering quality education with the reality of tight budget can be a daunting task. Our advisors can provide strategic planning solutions that demonstrate fiscal responsibility, foresight and accountability. Everyone needs a trusted advisor. Who’s Yours?

Michael Gerber, CPA
316-265-2811 | mgerber@bkd.com

George K. Baum & Company
George K. Baum & Company

4800 Main St., Ste 500, Kansas City, MO 64112
gkbaum.com

George K. Baum & Company is one of the nation's leading underwriters of municipal bonds for private colleges and universities. Our experience includes general improvements, student housing, student union and auxiliary systems, athletic facilities and virtually every other typed of improvement projects. We also have considerable experience with refinancing of existing bonds. Our team of higher education finance professionals are available to discuss your institutional financing needs.

Roger Edgar, Executive Vice President
816-283-5135 | edgar@gkbaum.com

McAllister & Quinn
McAllister & Quinn

1030 15th Street NW, Suite 590W, Washington, DC 20005
www.jm-aq.com/highered

McAllister & Quinn Represents numerous private and public colleges and universities located across the United States. We provide higher education consulting in areas such as Federal grants, congressional research funding, foundations, public-private and international partnerships and institution-wide strategic projects. Our team is comprised of professionals with extensive backgrounds in Federal government and higher education. The McAllister & Quinn grant writing team is comprised of more than 250 experienced professionals who each have specific areas of expertise.

John McAllister, Managing Partner
202.296.2741 | dgrenham@jm-aq.com

Purchasing
First American Education Finance
First American Education Finance

255 Woodcliff Dr, Fairport, NY 14450
faef.com/education

First American Education Finance provides customized leasing and financing solutions that help schools budget smarter. We're a direct lender with a personal concierge-style service model and specialize in education. Call us today to learn about asset management strategies, KICA member benefits, and First American's student focused approach.

Todd Benson, Vice President
510-857-5912 | todd.benson@faef.com

National IPA
National IPA

2555 Meridian Blvd, Suite 300, Franklin, TN 37067
nationalipa.org

National IPA, one of the nation's largest purchasing groups for higher education, has partnered with KICA. This partnership provides access to more than 300 Publicly awarded competitive solicitations administered by a public agency/government entity. National IPA provides access to pricing that private higher education organizations often can’t negotiate on their own. Whether your needs are focused on office equipment and supplies for your educational areas, furniture for your buildings and residence halls, chemicals and paper products for your plant operations, or food for your din­ing facilities National IPA has supplier agreements available to assist you.

John Hunsche, Regional Manager for Higher Education - Heartland
773-818-7812 | john.hunsche@nationalipa.org

UMB
UMB

101 Grand Boulevard, Kansas City, MO 64106
www.umb.com/commerical

UMB is one of the nation's largest issuers of purchasing cards. With UMB, you can count on more from your commercial credit cards - more options, flexibility and control and that translates into more financial freedom for your business. From robust purchasing and travel card programs to advanced payment solutions, UMB provides service experts that are dedicated to the success of your program. The UMB Visa Purchasing Card can control and limit purchases automatically, simplify your purchasing card program and letting employees focus on more profitable tasks. Your success depends on how effectively you control and monitor your expenses. The UMB Visa Purchasing Card can help.

For more than a century, UMB has been providing solutions to best serve our customers.

Cherie Figge, VP Commercial Card Sales Officer
816.843.2842 | cherie.figge@umb.com

Student Services
Apogee Telecom, Inc.
Apogee Telecom, Inc.

1905 A Kramer Lane, Austin, Texas 78758
www.apogee.us

Apogee is the premier provider of Residential Network (ResNet) services - practically pioneering the space in higher education nearly 20 years ago. In order to attract, retain, and keep students on campus, we provide a high performing wall-to-wall network capable of not only handling connected devices, but also a spectrum of bandwidth-hungry applications.

Apogee provides guaranteed services levels, helping university leaders offload the costly risk of infrastructure upgrades to keep up with ever-changing technology demands. With a proven track record, Apogee provides high-speed managed Wi-FI to a range of residential halls, old and new, exceeding the at-home experience.

Apogee is also one of the nation's largest providers of cable programming, both traditional RF and IPTV. Exclusive to higher education, our solutions are customized to fit the needs of your university.

Laurie Panu, Midwest Director of Business Development
314.650.0062 | lpanu@apogee.us

BankMobile
BankMobile

115 Munson Street, New Haven, CT 0651
www.bankmobiledisbursements.com

BankMobile’s Refund Management® Service processes and disburses financial aid refunds to students on behalf of college and university administrators. This fast, compliant service streamlines operations and removes the burdens of activities such as writing checks, answering student phone calls and maintaining confidential information on your servers. With Refund Management, students access their refunds in secure, timely and electronic ways at no cost.

Ray Parris, Vice President, Sales
661.599.4978 | rparris@bankmobile.com

Cashnet powered by Blackboard
Cashnet powered by Blackboard

115 Munson Street, New Haven, CT 06511
www.cashnet.com

Blackboard Payments Powered by Cashnet helps simplify electronic payments all over campus. Our advanced PCI-compliant technology integrates in real-time with your current ERP system to give your students and authorized payers enhanced, flexible payment options. Improve the student payment experience and allow your Business Office to work faster, saving time and money.

Patrick Kinlough, Senior Account Executive
417.619.6465 | patrick.kinlough@blackboard.com

Herring Bank
Herring Bank

2201 Civic Circle, Amarillo, TX 79109
www.herringbank.com

Herring Bank offers a variety of solutions, such as Funds Disbursement, Campus ID and Badges, Closed Loop Management, Meal Plan Management, Building Access, Online Payment Processing, and flexible Tuition Plans. Student refund choice is a popular program that has helped colleges drastically reduce the number of paper checks issued to students for reimbursements. Herring Bank works with each college's ERP provider to integrate our solution for real-time student account choice decisions. Our software presents a message box within the college's student portal nudging the student to make a refund decision. The student can input their personal account info, or instantly create a Herring Bank account with accompanying Debit MasterCard. If the student does not make a refund choice, the message re-appears the next time the student logs in.

Ken Adams, Business Development Associate
806.337.1302 | kadams@herringbank.com

Jenzabar, Inc.
Jenzabar, Inc.

101 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02199
www.Jenzabar.com

Jenzabar is higher education's trusted adviser, ensuring that our solutions are user-centric and tailored for what you need now, what's on the horizon, and where higher education is moving in the future. Jenzabar student information systems have been chosen more often that any other SIS over the past five years. Exclusively serving higher education, Jenzabar software and services are designed to drive higher performance in every department at your institutions. Jenzabar collaborates with clients to make higher education amazing.

Daniel DeNardy, Account Executive
216.987.7535 | Daniel.denardy@jenzabar.com

Pearson
Pearson

14 Wilshire Terrace , Webster Groves, MO 63119
www.pearsonhighered.com

Pearson is a learning company offering personalized course content, interactive learning and assessment tools, digital resources and applications, and other resources and services designed to help students achieve more. Beyond personalized, premium content, Pearson provides a variety of services to help higher education institutions overcome challenges and realize opportunities for change and growth. Our teams collaborate with you to develop institutionally sound educational solutions to meet individual needs.

Laura Vogel, Executive Director, Strategic Partnerships
314.971.3240 | laura.vogel@pearson.com

WellVia
WellVia

4040 W. Royal Lane, Suite 130, Irving, TX 75063
www.wellviasolutions.com

Founded in 2014, WellVia offers colleges and universities a connected-health solution that is of the highest quality, easily accessible, and most affordable. WellVia currently connects over 3 million members with a proprietary network of Board-Certified Physicians to treat the common and acute illnesses that make up the majority of ER and urgent care visits. We are focuses on providing student access to a physician and/or behavioral health professional anytime, anywhere.

Jon O'Toole, VP of Sales and Development
571.212.1178 | jon.otoole@wellviasolutions.com

Telecommunications
KanREN, Inc.
KanREN, Inc.

2029 Becker Drive, Suite 282, Lawrence, KS 66046
www.kanren.net

KanREN, the state of Kansas' Research and Education network, is a non-profit, member-governed consortium serving Kansas Education, Community Anchor Institutions, and member-facing professional organizations. Established to bring the internet to Kansas in 1992, we work alongside our members to ensure the highest quality internet connectivity, network services, and support. Operating as a a consortium enables us to leverage economies of scale for the internet connectivity and network services our members require today, yet maintain an agile approach as we work together to anticipate and address the technical demands shaping our future, and the future of those we collectively serve.

Cort Buffington, Executive Director
785-856-9800 | cort@kanren.net