People are at the heart of every organization. Our highly skilled and qualified staff are here to serve you!

Call our Kansas City office at 816.382.3050 or our Springfield office at 417.708.8237.

To contact a representative via e-mail, use the template: firstname.lastname@MMSMidwest.com.

 


 

Glenn Miller, Owner, CEO

B.S. Administration – University of Missouri-KC
M.B.A. – University of Missouri-KC
Doctor of Education Ministry – currently underway
Certified DiSC trainer – Inscape Corp
CFE – Certified Fraud Examiner

      • Founder and CEO of MMS, LLC
      • Published Author – “Pastoral Helmsmanship”, 2014; “Confessions of a Church Fellon”, 2015
      • Founder of the Institute for Church Management
      • Adjunct Professor at multiple Universities and Seminaries for 25 years*
      • Member of The Church Network (NACBA)
      • Served as Church Treasurer at three different churches

* Outstanding Faculty of the Year – 2003, 10 “Excellence in Teaching” Awards – B.U.

Specializes in: Contract CFO, Strategic Planning, and Management & Leadership

 

 

Kim Miller, Owner, Corporate Controller


B.S. – Accounting, Southwest Baptist University
B.S. – Business, Southwest Baptist University

      • Joint owner and founder of MMS, LLC
      • MMS Controller
      • 7 years experience in corporate accounting
      • Nonprofit accounting experience since 1980
      • 10 years service as a Christian Youth Theater volunteer
      • Rachel House Pregnancy Resource Center volunteer

MMS Founders Award – Honoring 20 Years of Distinguished Service – 2010

Specializes in: Accounting, Payroll, Preparation of Financial Statements, Human Resources, and Internal Controls

 

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Jennifer Ross, Vice President of Operations

B.S. – Social Work, University of Central Missouri
Additional Accounting Coursework through Maple Woods

      • Contribution and Accounts Payable Conversion Coordinator and Trainer
      • Resource Management of Database system
      • Instructor for The Institute for Church Management
      • Member of AAPA – American Accounts Payable Association
      • Member of The Church Network (NACBA)
      • Served 3 years as PTA President
      • Served 6 years as Board of Directors for a local church ECP and executive board of the District PTA
      • Served 4 years on a local school district’s Foundation Board
      • Served on a local school district’s Strategic Planning Team
      • Serves on various scholarship and grant selection committees since 1988
      • Currently serves as church assistant Treasurer, secretary of the church corporation, volunteer on counting team, and volunteer on worship team at home church

MMS Blue Chip Award – 2015
MMS 5 Years of Quality, Service, and Innovation Award
MMS Innovation Award

Joined MMS in 2006
Specializes in: Accounts Payable, Contributions Recordkeeping, Contributions Conversions, Client Training

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Christopher Miller, Vice President of Business Development

B.S. Communication – Southwest Baptist University
M.Div. – Central Baptist Theological Seminary

      • Institute for Church Management Director
      • Business Development Manager
      • Marketing Team Leader
      • Member of The Church Network (NACBA)
      • 7 years experience as a Public High School Teacher
      • Youth & Kids Leader at home church
      • Media, sound, and service coordinator at home church
      • Small Group Ministry volunteer through home church
      • Budget counselor and volunteer for Hillcrest Transitional Housing

Joined MMS in 2014
Specializes in: Marketing, Sales, and Training

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Kerry Marrs, Payroll Services Manager

B.S. Accounting – Missouri State University

Payroll processing experience with MMS, ADP, and other accounting firms since 1991

      • Payroll Conversion Coordinator
      • Payroll Tax Specialist
      • Consultant for The Institute for Church Management
      • Member of APA – American Payroll Association
      • Volunteer in Preschool, Children, and Youth ministries, and mentoring program in home church
      • Women’s Ministry Leader and volunteer on worship team at home church

MMS 15 Year Service Award
MMS 10 Years of Dedicated Service Award
Multiple MMS Innovation Awards

Joined MMS in 2000
Specializes in: Payroll, New Client Payroll Conversions, Customer Services, and Client Training

 

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Lisa Coonfare, Accounting Department Manager

B.S. Accounting – Northwest Missouri State University
Licensed CPA in Missouri, Kansas, and Nebraska

      • Public Accounting – McGladrey & Pullen and Hoover & Hibdon
      • Line of Business Controller, Operations Manager – Cerner Corp
      • Account Manager and Assistant to the COO – Walters McCann Fanska, LLC
      • Controller – K&A Global Management Company
      • Parish School Religion Teacher, Children’s Liturgy Teacher, Lector, Giving Tree Committee
      • Former PTA Treasurer
      • Classroom volunteer

    Joined MMS in 2017
    Specializes in: Preparation of Financial Statements, process improvement, working with management, seeing the big picture

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    Ashley Hurlbert, Senior Payroll Specialist & Team Lead

    College accounting coursework – Park University

        • ACH Coordinator
        • Experience in payroll since 2006
        • Experience in preparing financial statements since 2006
        • Experience in accounts payable and contribution recordkeeping since 2003
        • Currently serves as church Treasurer
        • Church Nursery volunteer
        • Church Youth Group volunteer

    MMS 10 Years of Dedicated Service Award – 2013
    Multiple MMS Innovation Awards

    Joined MMS in 2003
    Specializes in: Preparation of Financial Statements, Payroll, Accounts Payable, Contribution Recordkeeping, and ACH Processing

     

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    Ana Mast, Payroll SpecialistMMS-103_1

    B.S. Accounting – William Jewell College
    A.A. Business – Maple Woods Community College, Kansas City, MO

    Crown Ministry Counselor
    Soul Care Counselor
    CPR-AED Red Crosstraining

        • Experience in payroll since 2015
        • One year Bookkeeping experience
        • One year Accounts Receivable experience
        • Two years Account Maintenance experience
        • Two years General Accounting experience
        • PTA Treasurer
        • Habitat for Humanity volunteer, Soul Care and Crown Ministries counselor, Budget Counselor, and Meals on Wheels Driver
        • Bible Study Coordinator, Childcare volunteer, Chair/Vice Chair/Treasurer Women’s Connection, and Volunteer Coordinator for Church Group at local church

    Joined MMS in 2015

    • Specializes in: Payroll

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      Kate LaFrance, Payroll Specialist

      B.S. Accounting – University of Missouri

          • 5 years experience in corporate tax with large public accounting firm
          • 1 year experience in the agriculture industry
          • Served as Communications Officer
          • Beta Alpha Psi Accounting Fraternity
          • Awana Leader, Sunday school teacher, and Vineyard Kids on the Vine
          • Lunch and recess volunteer
          • ACT One volunteer and committee chair
          • Awana Olympics coach and scorekeeper
          • Led Rag Dools for Orphans project
          • Led Stay-At-Home Moms’ playgroup

        Joined MMS in 2017

        Specializes in: Payroll and work requiring high energy and detailed work with a servant’s heart

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        MaryKate Demers

      • B.S. Business Administration and Accounting – University of Central Missouri
        • Payroll specialist, auditor of private and public companies, and investment accountant
        • Director of Children’s Cherub Choir at church and Children’s Christmas program Music Director
        • School volunteer: PTO board member, library assistant, and head room mom
        • Campaign committee Treasurer for the Kearney Curbside Recycling campaign
        • Youth athletic coach

     

    Summa Cum Laude
    Awarded Financial Executives International’s Outstanding Student in Finance and Accounting
    UCM Business Student of the year finalist
    Missouri Bright Flight Scholarship recipient

    Joined MMS in 2017
    Specializes in: Payroll and People

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    Tara Rondeau, Senior Account Manager & Team Lead

    B.S. – Accounting, Louisiana State University

        • Preparation of financial statements experience since 2011
        • Administrative audit experience since 2012
        • ACH experience since 2012
        • Resource Management for outside accounting and excel systems
        • Private industry accounting experience since 1993
        • Experience working with nonprofit organizations since 2005

    MMS Innovation Award

    Joined MMS in 2011
    Specializes in: Accounting, Preparation of Financial Statements, Client Conversions, and Administrative Audits

     

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    Alicia Cook, Senior Account Manager

    B.S. – Accounting, West Chester University, West Chester, PA

        • Preparation of financial statements experience since 2008
        • Administrative Audit team member
        • Special Projects
        • Resource Management of Accounts Receivable system
        • Contract CFO work for local school
        • 11 years experience in Corporate accounting
        • 1 year experience in Special Projects – Greater Kansas City Community Foundation

    MMS 5 Years of Quality, Service, and Innovation Award
    MMS Innovation Award

    Joined MMS in 2008
    Specializes in: Research, Accounting, Preparation of Financial Statements, Administrative Audits, and Contract CFO

     

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    Angie Bostian, Account Manager

    B.B.A. – Finance, Iowa State University

        • 10 years non-profit accounting experience
        • 10 years experience at local church Office Manager
        • Over 20 years professional experience in accounting and human resources
        • Currently serving as church Treasurer

    Joined MMS in 2014
    Specializes in: Preparation of Financial Statements, Accounts Payable, and Contribution Recordkeeping

     

     

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    Kacy Teel, Account Manager & Payroll SpecialistKacy

    B.S. – Accounting, Southwest Baptist University

        • Experience in payroll since 2015
        • Preparing of financial statements experience since 2015
        • One year bookkeeping experience for non-profit
        • One year finance experience for a technology consulting firm
        • Accounting / Institute of Management Accountants Club member at SBU
        • Child care volunteer at home church

    Cum Laude, SBU

    Joined MMS in 2015
    Specializes in: Payroll and Preparation of Financial Statements

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    Laura Sappington, Account Manager & Payroll Specialistimg_4049_2

    B.S. – Accounting & Information Assurance – Southwest Baptist University

     

        • Preparation of financial statements experience since 2013
        • Finance and Budgeting experience since 2013
        • Payroll experience since 2014
        • Currently serving as a video team volunteer at home church
        • Volunteered with Vacation Bible School and Habitat for Humanity

    Summa Cum Laude, Honors Program
    MSCPA Leap Scholarship
    Psalm 15 Plus Award

    Joined MMS in 2016
    Specializes in Preparation of Financial Statements, Accounting, and Payroll

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    Tiara Dalton, Account ManagerTiara@05x

    B.A. – Business Administration – Accounting, Montana State University, Billings

        • Preparation of financial statements experience since 2015
        • Administrative Audit team member
        • Church accounting experience since 1998
        • Payroll and benefits experience since 1998
        • Currently serving and have served on Church Finance Committees
        • Served on the Association of United Methodist Conference Pension and Benefit Officers

    Joined MMS in 2015
    Specializes in Preparation of Financial Statements and Administrative Audits

     

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    Suzanne Freese, Senior Client Services Representative & Team Lead

    B.S. – Hotel/Restaurant Administration, University of Central Missouri
    Management Training Program – Mercantile Stores

        • Accounts payable and contribution recordkeeping experience since 2007
        • Resource Management of Database system
        • 9 years management, human resource experience
        • Room-parent volunteer for children’s school classes
        • 2 years Falcon Club Parent Representative
        • Marketing committee member for home church

    MMS 5 Years of Quality, Service, and Innovation Award

    Joined MMS in 2007
    Specializes in: Data Entry Accuracy, Accounts Payable, and Contributions Recordkeeping

     

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    Brenda Caldwell, Client Services

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    B.S. – Technology and minor in Accounting, MO State University, Springfield, MO
    A.A. – Accounting, Ozark Technical College, Springfield, MO
    Secretarial Science Degree – Graff Vo-Tech, Springfield, MO

        • Accounts payable and contribution recordkeeping experience since 2015
        • Served as treasurer for a local high school band
        • Director of a church camp for 10 years; working in other positions at the camp for 30 years
        • Organized many banquets and activities in local church and association
        • Helping with church plant, reaching out to those that may not walk through a church door on Sunday morning

    Cum Laude, MSU

    Joined MMS in 2015
    Specializes in: Accounts Payable, Contribution Recordkeeping, Organizing, and Scheduling

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    Susan Buckley, Client Services

    Accounting coursework – American Institute of Banking

      • Accounts payable and contribution recordkeeping experience since 2016
      • 40 years banking experience including: Executive Assitant, teller, customer service, bookkeeping, commercial loan department
      • Over 10 years experince as finance team member at home church
      • Over 10 years experience on counting team at home church
      • Nursery worker at home church
      • Women’s ministry at home church
      • Lead crafts for Jr. Church at home church
      • Havesters The Community Food Network volunteer
      • Habitat for Humanity volunteer

    Joined MMS in 2016
    Specializes in: Accounts Payable and Contribution Recordkeeping

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    D Wyman, Client Services

    BS – Nutrition and Dietetics
    MS – Nutrition and Food Service

        • Accounts payable and contribution recordkeeping experience since 2017
        • Co-Lead Missions Team at home church
        • Volunteer Chaplain with Billy Graham Evangelistic Association

      Joined MMS in 2017
      Specializes in: Accounts Payable, Contribution Recordkeeping, and helping get the job done

       

       

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      Jaelyn Shaw, Client Services

      Pursuing a degree in Christian Ministry and Divinity – Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

          • Accounts payable and contribution recordkeeping experience since 2017
          • Experience being a nanny, daycare worker, and after school program worker
          • Teacher and Youth Leader at home church

      Joined MMS in 2017
      Specializes in: Accounts Payable, Contribution Recordkeeping, team worker to help accomplish the overall goal

       

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      Anna Moir, Client Services

      B.S. – Sociology/Business Administration, University of Tennessee

          • Accounts payable and contribution recordkeeping experience since 2013
          • 2 years experience as an Executive Administrator for a United Methodist Neighborhood Center, Chattanooga, TN
          • 2 years experience as a Division Administrator for Penhall Company, Seattle, WA
          • 4 years experience as a Young Life Leader volunteer
          • 6 years experience as a volunteer with The Heart Association
          • Children’s Ministry volunteer in home church since 2017

      Joined MMS in 2017
      Specializes in: Accounts Payable, Contribution Recordkeeping, working with people, communication,
      organization, planning, and problem solving

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      Ileah Christian, Administrative ProfessionalIleah@05x

      Child and Family Development college coursework at University of Central Missouri
      A.A. – Metropolitan Community College, Kansas City

          • MMS Administrative Assistant since 2015
          • Courier Route Coordinator since 2015
          • Accounts receivable experience since 2015
          • Marketing Team Member
          • Administrative Assistant for The Institute for Church Management
          • Co-lead youth ministry and women’s ministry at home church
          • Children’s ministry teacher at home church
          • Volunteer at Hillcrest Thrift Store
          • Member of the Masterworks Community Chorus – Handel’s Messiah

      Joined MMS in 2015
      Specializes in: MMS Administrative Assistance, Delivery Route Coordination, Accounts Receivable, Attention to detail, Hospitality, and Organization

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      Meagan Miller, Communications Coordinator

      B.A. – Business Administration, Hannibal LaGrange University
      A.A. – Metropolitan Community College, Kansas City

          • Marketing Team Member since 2014
          • Website Coordinator since 2012
          • 6 years Accounts payable and contribution recordkeeping experience
          • 5 years Accounts receivable experience
          • Children’s, Women’s, and Marketing volunteer at home church

      MMS 5 Years of Quality, Service, and Innovation Award

      Joined MMS in 2009
      Specializes in: Marketing, Communications, and Web Design

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      Allie Freese, Office Intern

      Currently an undergrad student at the University of Missouri, Columbia, MO – Journalism
      Graduated from Staley High School, May 2014

          • Contribution recordkeeping experience since 2012
          • Yearbook editor and color guard captain at Staley High School
          • Marketing volunteer at MU Student Health Center
          • Volunteer Teacher Assistant for youth religious education program at local church
          • Vacation Bible School helper

      Joined MMS in 2012
      Specializes in: Contributions Recordkeeping, Client Services Assistant, and Payroll Team Assistant

       

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      Megan Ross, Office Intern

      Current High School Student

          • Contribution recordkeeping experience since 2014
          • Teacher’s Assistant in Children’s room at local church

       

      Joined MMS in 2014
      Specializes in: Accuracy and Speed of Contributions Recordkeeping

       

       

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      Dr. Jeff Klick, Consultant

      Master’s in Pastoral Ministry
      Ph.D. in Pastoral Ministry
      Doctorate in Biblical Studies

          • Over 30 years experience as a full-time minster – currently Senior Pastor
          • Currently serving on the Board of Directors for the Council for Family-Integrated Churches
          • Current President of Trinity Discipleship Institute
          • Instructor for The Institute for Church Management
          • Published Author: “The Master’s Handiwork: Your Life Has a Purpose”, Reaching the Next Generation for Christ”, “Saints Under Construction”, “Generational Impact”, “Courage to Flee”, and “The Discipling Church”
          • Co-Author: “Pastoral Helmsmanship” and “A Glimpse Behind the Calling: The Life of a Pastor”

      Specializes in: Pastoral Ministry and Biblical Consulting

       

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      • Just a quick but very big thanks. For the first time in several years I feel like our finances are being handled in a disciplined and transparent way. It is the essential first step toward being good stewards with the resources with which we have been blessed. Thank you for your expertise, your wisdom, and most of all your patience.–Current Accounting Client

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