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Aaron Rittmaster, Fantastic Memories Travel

Cruises & Tours

I'm a Kansas City native who has been selling travel for over a decade. I opened Fantastic Memories Travel, LLC in July 2015. The agency specializes i...Read More

Aaron Rittmaster, Fantastic Memories Travel

Aaron Rittmaster, Fantastic Memories Travel

Cruises & Tours

I'm a Kansas City native who has been selling travel for over a decade. I opened Fantastic Memories Travel, LLC in July 2015. The agency specializes in Family Leisure travel planning services, and I have independent contractor agents all around the United States. I market and sell Disney Destination vacations under the Mouse Master℠ Travel service mark.

Aaron is the BNI Select Communications Coordinator for the 2023-2024 Fiscal Year.

13004 Knox St,Overland Park,KS,US,66213

Adriana Bates, Clear Mortgage

Residential Mortgage

Adriana Bates works with her clients during the loan process as a confidant, educator, and adviser. Adriana not only identifies their financial situat...Read More

Adriana Bates, Clear Mortgage

Adriana Bates, Clear Mortgage

Residential Mortgage

Adriana Bates works with her clients during the loan process as a confidant, educator, and adviser. Adriana not only identifies their financial situation but also strives to understand her client’s priorities during this process.

Adriana is on the BNI Select Membership Committee for the 2023-2024 Fiscal Year.

325 Southwest Boulevard,Kansas City,MO,US,64108

Anissa Brown, Academy Bank

Banking Services

Throughout my career I’ve invested in managing business relationships by providing tools to achieve financial wellness. I am a servant leader that i...Read More

Anissa Brown, Academy Bank

Anissa Brown, Academy Bank

Banking Services

Throughout my career I’ve invested in managing business relationships by providing tools to achieve financial wellness. I am a servant leader that is highly motivated to excel and help businesses reach their financial goals. I’ve embraced challenges as opportunities that have led to impactful results. I consider community development and financial education essential to ensure that all are empowered in life.

Anissa is a member of the BNI Select Visitor Host Team for the 2023-2024 Fiscal Year.

Bethany Minter, Aflac

Supplemental Insurance

Supplemental insurance is what we do. It provides an additional layer of financial protection in the event of a serious accident or illness. When a p...Read More

Bethany Minter, Aflac

Bethany Minter, Aflac

Supplemental Insurance

Supplemental insurance is what we do. It provides an additional layer of financial protection in the event of a serious accident or illness. When a person gets sick or hurt, Aflac pays cash benefits to help with out-of-pocket expenses.

Bethany is the BNI Select Secretary/Treasurer for the 2023-2024 Fiscal Year.

21405 W 64TH Ter,Lenexa,KS,US,66218

Brad Kaye, Cromwell Solar

Construction - Solar

I love helping people and helping the environment. I have had solar panels on my home since 2017 and it has been the best addition I've done to my hou...Read More

Brad Kaye, Cromwell Solar

Brad Kaye, Cromwell Solar

Construction - Solar

I love helping people and helping the environment. I have had solar panels on my home since 2017 and it has been the best addition I've done to my house! I help homeowners and businesses go solar with one of the longest running solar companies in the US, as Cromwell Solar has been installing since 1982.

Brad is the BNI Select Visitor Host Coordinator for the 2023-2024 Fiscal Year.

615 Vermont St,Lawrence,KS,US,66044

Brian Mankameyer, Bukaty Company

Group Benefits

Brian works with Bukaty Companies to provide products and services to individuals and families that help build and protect their health and financial...Read More

Brian Mankameyer, Bukaty Company

Brian Mankameyer, Bukaty Company

Group Benefits

Brian works with Bukaty Companies to provide products and services to individuals and families that help build and protect their health and financial security throughout all stages of life.

Brian is part of the BNI Select Visitor Host team for the 2023-2024 Fiscal Year.

2905 W. 127th Street,Leawood,KS,US,66209

Clint Hudon, Picasso Exotic Aquatics

Animals - Aquarium/Fish

Come and see our living art. We showcase freshwater aquariums as well as saltwater reef and marine. New location now open at 11378 Strang Line Roa...Read More

Clint Hudon, Picasso Exotic Aquatics

Clint Hudon, Picasso Exotic Aquatics

Animals - Aquarium/Fish
Come and see our living art. We showcase freshwater aquariums as well as saltwater reef and marine. New location now open at 11378 Strang Line Road , Lenexa, KS.
11378 Strang Line Road,Lenexa,KS

Daryn Britton – Foundation Recovery Systems

Drainage

Foundation Recovery Systems, founded in 1992, is a subsidiary of Groundworks, a family of companies that offers superior, proven solutions for your fo...Read More

Daryn Britton – Foundation Recovery Systems

Daryn Britton – Foundation Recovery Systems

Drainage

Foundation Recovery Systems, founded in 1992, is a subsidiary of Groundworks, a family of companies that offers superior, proven solutions for your foundation repair, basement waterproofing, crawl space encapsulation, dehumidification, and concrete lifting needs.

7280 NW 87th Terrace,Suite 210,Kansas City,MO,64153

Doug Cook, House 2 Home Inspection Services

Home Inspector

I provide real estate property inspection service specializing in home and commercial property inspections, termite inspections and radon measurement....Read More

Doug Cook, House 2 Home Inspection Services

Doug Cook, House 2 Home Inspection Services

Home Inspector

I provide real estate property inspection service specializing in home and commercial property inspections, termite inspections and radon measurement.

Doug is the BNI Select Mentor Coordinator for the 2023-2024 Fiscal Year.

21608 W. 100TH Terr,Lenexa,KS,US,66220

Dr. Curt Welter, Active Family Chiropractic

Chiropractor

Active Family Chiropractic has been serving the Overland Park community since 2013. We offer a variety of different services so that we can get you ou...Read More

Dr. Curt Welter, Active Family Chiropractic

Dr. Curt Welter, Active Family Chiropractic

Chiropractor

Active Family Chiropractic has been serving the Overland Park community since 2013. We offer a variety of different services so that we can get you out of pain, and prevent it from ever returning. This includes some of the latest technology in lasting pain relief with our high intensity laser therapy.

Curt shares the BNI Select Education Coordinator role for the 2023-2024 Fiscal Year.

8917 West 135th Street,Overland Park,KS,US,66221

Dr. Geoff Kerns, Smile Line Studio

Dentist

The smile line is the harmonious balance between someone's teeth, tissues, and lips. Our goal at The Smile Line Studio is to help patients achieve, ma...Read More

Dr. Geoff Kerns, Smile Line Studio

Dr. Geoff Kerns, Smile Line Studio

Dentist

The smile line is the harmonious balance between someone's teeth, tissues, and lips. Our goal at The Smile Line Studio is to help patients achieve, maintain, and preserve that harmony. While many different dental conditions can disrupt the smile line, we have the ability to correct these issues and return our patients to an ideal state of oral health and aesthetics.

11526 Ash St,Leawood,KS,US,66211
Grant Montgomery, Normandy IA

Grant Montgomery, Normandy IA

Life Insurance

I truly love being able to add value to family goals and improve their lives. I help executives, professionals, business owners, military service memb...Read More

Grant Montgomery, Normandy IA

Grant Montgomery, Normandy IA

Life Insurance

I truly love being able to add value to family goals and improve their lives. I help executives, professionals, business owners, military service members, and military veterans achieve their financial goals. People come to me for direction with anything that affects them financially. Clients rely on me to guide them with their financial life decisions.

 As a decorated Army Veteran, I am very proud of my service and the selfless service and sacrifice of so many others for our great nation. My wife, Christina, and our three children keep me grounded with what really matters in life.

 Normandy Investment Advisors is an investment adviser registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. This registration does not imply a certain level of skill or training.

Grant is a member of the BNI Select Visitor Host Team for the 2023-2024 Fiscal Year, and leads Visitor Orientation sessions.

12728 State Line Rd,Leawood,KS,US,66209

Jason Louk, Marr & Company, P.C.

Certified Public Accountant

At Marr and Company, P.C., we believe in the value of relationships. We view every client relationship like a partnership, and truly believe that ou...Read More

Jason Louk, Marr & Company, P.C.

Jason Louk, Marr & Company, P.C.

Certified Public Accountant

At Marr and Company, P.C., we believe in the value of relationships. We view every client relationship like a partnership, and truly believe that our success is a result of your success.

Jason is part of the BNI Select Membership Committee for the 2023-2024 Fiscal Year.

1401 E 104th St,#100,Kansas City,MO,US,64131

Jennifer Weaver, The Collective at Compass

Residential Real Estate

I incorporate proven, professional state-of-the art real estate techniques specializing in marketing, staging and negotiating when listing and selling...Read More

Jennifer Weaver, The Collective at Compass

Jennifer Weaver, The Collective at Compass

Residential Real Estate

I incorporate proven, professional state-of-the art real estate techniques specializing in marketing, staging and negotiating when listing and selling my clients homes. I am licensed in KS and MO and am dedicated to long-term client relationships and my goal is to become their realtor for life. I co-founded The Collective, which is committed to transforming KC’s real estate market by delivering a differentiated & elevated experience. Recently, The Collective has joined Compass Realty Group, which brings a fresh and forward-thinking approach to real estate in Kansas City.

Jennifer is part of the BNI Select Membership Committee for the 2023-2024 Fiscal Year.

420 Nichols Rd,2nd Floor,Kansas City,MO,US,64112

Justin Farner, Emergency Mitigation Services

Restoration

When life brings the unexpected, our team of emergency restoration experts is here to help. We provide fast, professional, friendly mitigation service...Read More

Justin Farner, Emergency Mitigation Services

Justin Farner, Emergency Mitigation Services

Restoration

When life brings the unexpected, our team of emergency restoration experts is here to help. We provide fast, professional, friendly mitigation services following events such as fires, floods, and storms. To restore your residential or commercial property back to normal, call EMS.

Justin is the President of BNI Select for the 2023-2024 Fiscal Year.

10629 Widmer Road,Lenexa,KS,US,66215

Kenna Lewis, Social Centric Media

Social Media Marketing

Social Centric Media  is a full-service social media agency, that specializes in assisting businesses to reach out to their consumers through social...Read More

Kenna Lewis, Social Centric Media

Kenna Lewis, Social Centric Media

Social Media Marketing

Social Centric Media  is a full-service social media agency, that specializes in assisting businesses to reach out to their consumers through social networking channels. We accomplish this by developing custom strategic marketing campaigns that leverage social media solutions on platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Google+, YouTube, and more.

Kenna is on the BNI Select Membership Committee for the 2023-2024 Fiscal Year.

11600 Pennsylvania,Kansas City,MO,US,64114

Kenny Baldwin, Zucca And Daughters And Sons Roofing

Roofing & Gutters

Residential & Commercial Roofing Contractor. Repairs to full replacement.

Kenny is part of the BNI Select Visitor Host Team for the 2023-2024 F...Read More

Kenny Baldwin, Zucca And Daughters And Sons Roofing

Kenny Baldwin, Zucca And Daughters And Sons Roofing

Roofing & Gutters

Residential & Commercial Roofing Contractor. Repairs to full replacement.

Kenny is part of the BNI Select Visitor Host Team for the 2023-2024 Fiscal Year.

PO Box 904,Blue Springs,MO,US,64013

Matthew Flax, Farm Bureau Financial Services

Property & Casualty Insurance

Matthew helps people with their insurance needs. With BNI Select, Matthew focuses on property and casualty insurance, like homeowners, renters, and au...Read More

Matthew Flax, Farm Bureau Financial Services

Matthew Flax, Farm Bureau Financial Services

Property & Casualty Insurance

Matthew helps people with their insurance needs. With BNI Select, Matthew focuses on property and casualty insurance, like homeowners, renters, and automobile insurance (for example).

Matthew is part of the 2023-2024 Fiscal Year Membership Committee for BNI Select.

778 North Ridgeview Rd,Olathe,KS,66061

Mike Elyachar, Big Bob’s Flooring

Construction - Flooring

We specialize in full-service flooring for both commercial and residential projects. We sell and install all types of flooring including carpet, hardw...Read More

Mike Elyachar, Big Bob’s Flooring

Mike Elyachar, Big Bob’s Flooring

Construction - Flooring

We specialize in full-service flooring for both commercial and residential projects. We sell and install all types of flooring including carpet, hardwood, luxury vinyl, sheet vinyl, tile, laminate, carpet tile, sand and finish, etc. I think the reason we have been around for nearly 40 years is because we are a people-oriented organization. We strive to hire the best, most professional and personable people, and we aim to make every customer experience exceptional.

Mike is on the BNI Select Visitor Host Team for the 2023-2024 Fiscal Year.

10001 W 75th St,Overland Park,KS,66204
Mr. Rooter

Mr. Rooter

Construction - Plumbing

Mr. Rooter of Olathe offers industry-leading workmanship backed by reliable service guarantees. Our plumbing experts go above and beyond to get the jo...Read More

Mr. Rooter

Mr. Rooter

Construction - Plumbing

Mr. Rooter of Olathe offers industry-leading workmanship backed by reliable service guarantees. Our plumbing experts go above and beyond to get the job done fast.

Kevin is on the BNI Select Membership Committee for the 2023-2024 Fiscal Year.

21612 West 100th Ter,Lenexa,KS,US,66220
Oscar Elmore, IT Solutions, Inc.

Oscar Elmore, IT Solutions, Inc.

IT Services

Oscar has an extensive history of working in the technology and services industry with a demonstrated ability to lead cross functional/virtual teams. ...Read More

Oscar Elmore, IT Solutions, Inc.

Oscar Elmore, IT Solutions, Inc.

IT Services

Oscar has an extensive history of working in the technology and services industry with a demonstrated ability to lead cross functional/virtual teams. In his current role, Oscar is a Senior Solutions Engineer for IT Solutions Consulting.

505 Walnut St,Kansas City,MO,64106

Roger Klein, Your Car Dog

Automobile Sales

Most people would agree that hiring a professional to protect their best interest is a good idea. Going to court, most people will seek out a qualifie...Read More

Roger Klein, Your Car Dog

Roger Klein, Your Car Dog

Automobile Sales

Most people would agree that hiring a professional to protect their best interest is a good idea. Going to court, most people will seek out a qualified attorney. Buying or selling real estate should involve a professional real estate agent. Taxes, medicine...the list goes on. Next to their home, buying a new or used vehicle is arguably the second largest investment that someone will make. Doesn't it make sense to have a professional on your side the next time you're buying a new or used vehicle?

12018 Connell,Overland park,KS,66213

Ryan Bates, Balloons & Beyond KC

Event & Business Service - Events

Custom balloon designs, created just for you!

Ryan is BNI Select Vice-President for the 2023-2024 Fiscal Year.

Ryan Bates, Balloons & Beyond KC

Ryan Bates, Balloons & Beyond KC

Event & Business Service - Events

Custom balloon designs, created just for you!

Ryan is BNI Select Vice-President for the 2023-2024 Fiscal Year.

Ryan Merrigan, Merrigan Law Firm, LC

Estate Planning Law

Lawyers often meet clients in a time of crisis. Ryan understands how to combine empathy with the law to help get the best outcome for his clients.

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Ryan Merrigan, Merrigan Law Firm, LC

Ryan Merrigan, Merrigan Law Firm, LC

Estate Planning Law

Lawyers often meet clients in a time of crisis. Ryan understands how to combine empathy with the law to help get the best outcome for his clients.

Ryan is part of the BNI Select Membership Committee for the 2023-2024 Fiscal Year.

The choice of a lawyer is an important decision and should not be based solely upon advertisements

4700 Belleview Ave,Suite 404,Kansas City,MO,64111

Tara Comfort, Inspired Closets Kansas City

Construction - Interior Design

The pace of life makes getting and staying organized stressful. Tara partners with homeowners to solve everyday organizational problems, big and small...Read More

Tara Comfort, Inspired Closets Kansas City

Tara Comfort, Inspired Closets Kansas City

Construction - Interior Design

The pace of life makes getting and staying organized stressful. Tara partners with homeowners to solve everyday organizational problems, big and small, in inspiring ways. She believes in the transformative power of custom organization, which is why it’s her mission to turn disorganized, stressful spaces into organized, inspired ones.

Tara is on the BNI Select Membership Committee for the 2023-2024 Fiscal Year.

11886 West 91st Street,Overland Park,KS,66214

Tim Reynolds, Fiserv (Clover Platform)

Credit Card - Merchant Services

No matter what you sell or how you’re selling it, Clover makes it simple. Find your POS system today!

...Read More

Tim Reynolds, Fiserv (Clover Platform)

Tim Reynolds, Fiserv (Clover Platform)

Credit Card - Merchant Services
No matter what you sell or how you’re selling it, Clover makes it simple. Find your POS system today!
Smart, customized point of sale systems that make running your business easier
Tim shares the Education Coordinator role for BNI Select for the 2023-2024 Fiscal Year.

Will Hawkins, Sunflower Bank

Commercial Bank Services

Will Hawkins is a Commercial Banking Relationship Manager at Sunflower Bank. Will provides customized commercial banking products and services to midd...Read More

Will Hawkins, Sunflower Bank

Will Hawkins, Sunflower Bank

Commercial Bank Services

Will Hawkins is a Commercial Banking Relationship Manager at Sunflower Bank. Will provides customized commercial banking products and services to middle market companies in Kansas City with annual sales above $25 million. Loan sizes can range from $2.5 million to $50 million. Will also provides depository products (Money Market, Checking, etc.) and treasury management solutions (Corporate Card, ACH, Positive Pay, etc.).

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Academy Bank
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Bukaty Companies

Why Become a Member of BNI Select?

We welcome visitors at our meetings. We meet each Thursday morning at 7:30 a.m. While public health concerns limit large face-to-face gatherings, we meet via Zoom. Use the button below to register for a meeting, and we’ll send you the private meeting link. If you have questions, feel free to contact any of us – click on any member’s profile for multiple means of contact.

(When you click the button, you’ll be taken to a form on the BNI Regional website to register. That will allow us to ensure that we’ve set aside a place at the table for you, or to provide you with a link on those rare occasions that circumstances require an online meeting ).
  • BNI Select embodies the BNI core value of Givers Gain, closing over $1.75 million dollars worth of business from referrals shared among the group, just within the past year.
  • BNI Select provides members with a positive and supportive environment to grow as business owners while growing our businesses.
  • We are committed to continual personal and professional learning and development, and serve as one another’s accountability partners on our journeys.

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