UCA Executive Board

UCA is beyond thankful to have such an amazing team of people keeping the mission and vision moving forward at full force.

Gary Phillips

Business Executive, Retired

Greg Frohna

Director of Next Steps, Pleasant Valley Baptist Church

Justin Ricklefs

Director of Partnership Development, Kansas City Chiefs

Kalie George

Executive Director, Urban Christian Academy

Kathy Sievert

Elementary School Principal, Heritage Christian Academy

Meredith Moore

Director of Teaching and Learning, Urban Christian Academy

Scott Welman

Senior VP, General Counsel, Associated Wholesale Grocers


Senior Wealth Advisor, Mariner Wealth Advisors


Team Loan Originator, PrimeLending

UCA Advisory Board

As we begin this grand adventure of launching a school, God has been so gracious to surround us with amazing men and women who offer wise and insightful council. We are beyond thankful for the Advisory Board and the key role they are playing in the growth, sustainability and effectiveness of UCA.

Dr. Vernard Grant

Director of Urban School Services, Association of Christian Schools International

Kristy Kegerreis

Director of Marketing and Administrative Programs, Trinity Christian Academy

Cliff Watkins

Christian Rapper, Kansas City MO

Dave Delph

Headmaster, Trinity Christian Academy

Selena Ealey

Community Leader, Kansas City MO

Ryan Long

Senior Vice President of Wealth Management, UBS

Beverly Ardinger-Brown

Youth Mentor, Turner 12