David has served on the board since 2012, helped several years with Stacks for Teens, serves as a mentor to some of our adult leaders and has helped with Move up Mondays and other programs when available.
Current Work: DST Systems - Global Total Rewards Consultant David has spent 18 years as a Human Resources professional working with several large corporations headquartered in the KC area to help design competitive pay and benefits program globally.
Experience with Teens: David has worked with teens since 1996 when he worked as a youth sponsor at his church. He also spent 5 years as a volunteer youth pastor. David has 2 teenagers of his own.
Education Level and or Credentials: Bachelor degree in the Science of Management from Baker University. Earned the SHRM certification for Global Professional of Human Resources. Invited to attend the Bloch Leadership Development Program in 2013. Completed an additional 3 seminars of executive education through the Henry W. Bloch School of Management. David has earned numerous awards from employers in recognition of excellent performance.
Family: Married since 1997 to his beautiful wife Marissa, they have three wonderful children, Micah, Michaela, and Mikenah.
Music - Christian worship, rap, or Silly Songs with Larry.
Book - “What got you here won’t get you there” - Marshall Goldsmith & “Practice of the Presence of God” - Brother Lawrence
Sport - Bicycle Flatland Freestyle (trick riding) - David competed as a teenager in Flatland competitions, and still does trick riding on his bicycle as a hobby.
Vacation spot - anywhere with my family and away from the internet.
Hobbies: David has dabbled in card tricks and unicycle riding.
Matt & Crystal Keim
Current Work: Matt and Crystal are the co-founders & Executive Directors of Stacks. Matthew also works at Quik & Tasty.
Experience with Teens: Both Matthew and Crystal have been working with teens since they were teens themselves. Leading Bible studies, serving as student leaders and helping with mission trips. Crystal also started and ran a teen hangout called “The Nook” when she was 16.
Education Level and or Credentials: Crystal is a graduate of Belton High School and took a few classes at UMKC. Matthew is a graduate of Grandview High School.
Family: Married since 2011 and had their first child Joshua on St. Patrick’s day of 2016.
Achievements: Matthew would say marrying his beautiful wife and getting his class A CDL license. Crystal has received various awards in Fine Art competitions throughout the years and also received MVP of the month while serving at the Los Angeles Dream Center.
Crystal's favorites include: Music-Love it all!!
Movie-Life is beautiful. Book-Pairs Underground By Etta Shibler.
Sport-To play soccer to Watch football.
Vacation Spot- Beach or cabin in the woods.
Favorite Food: “Fry Me To the Moon” at 54th St. Grill.
Matthew's favorite's include: Music-Old Country Songs like “The Preacher and the Bear” Jerry Reed. Movie-Gladiator. Book-The Circle Trilogy by Ted Dekker. Sport-Football. Vacation Spot- Where ever my wife is. Favorite Food: Anything my wife makes except Salmon Patties.
Current Work: Manages security budget for a major local manufacturing facility.
Experience with Teens: At Grandview Assembly of God Church Teresa worked with
youth as camp worker and counselor. She has also been volunteering and serving as
board treasurer at Stacks for the past 4 years.
Education Level and or Credentials: AA degree from Longview Community College.
Family: Married 27 years to her wonderful husband Gualle and has a beautiful daughter who is attending Evangel University.
Music – Christian.
Book – No one in particular just loves to read.
Sport – Baseball/Softball. Vacation spot – Branson Mo. Movie – Mom's Night Out.
Hobbies: Reading and going to the movies.
BOARD MEMBER, YOUTH LEADER
Current Work: Warren works in the security field at Titan Security.
Experience with Teens: Warren has been volunteering in various Stacks activities over the past 5 years.
Education Level and or Credentials: Warren acquired his GED and has taken
a few classes at Longview Collage.
Family: Warren has 3 sisters and is very close to his mother Patty.
Music – Christian, Christian Rock, Country.
Vacation spot – Maui Hi.
Movie – Avatar.
TV Show- Walking Dead
Hobbies: Plays Pathfinder and Clash of Clans.