Dan C Mason - Scripps Media, KSHB TV
Dan Mason has been the Local Sales Manager since 2003. He earned his Bachelor’s in Journalism from William Allen White School of Journalism, emphasizing on Broadcast Management and Sales. He has held positions of Account Executive and Sales Manager for local news affiliates for the past 23 years.
Christine Krstulic - Vintage Tech, LLC
As General Manger of the award-winning recycling company Vintage Tech, LLC in Riverside, MO, Tina Krstulic she oversees the daily operations to ensure it meets all environmental, local, state and federal regulations and adheres to industry certifications. She graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 1990 with a Bachelor of Arts. She spent her early career with news affiliates where she was nominated for three local Emmys and received the Excellence in Promotions Award from the Missouri Broadcaster’s Association.
Tina married and settled in Kansas City, where she worked in the Public Affairs and Communications Department at Hallmark cards for 15 years before taking over leadership duties at Vintage Tech.
Mark S. Cipolla - Johnson County Tree & Lawn/CSI Flooring
Mark Cipolla started Johnson County Tree & Lawn fresh from college in 1979. In 1986, he began CSI Flooring LLC. Both Companies have operated ever since. Mark’s has been working since he was 14 years old, when he started detailing cars. He is a lifelong Kansas City area resident and currently resides in Lee’s Summit with his wife and three children.
Karl Kramer - McCarthy Auto Group
Karl A. Kramer worked 21 years for General Motors Corp. after graduating from Southern Illinois University, where he earned his bachelor’s in Automotive Technology-Advance Technical Studies. While at GMC, he performed various sales, legal and service functions, including mentoring and guiding the career paths of new hires.
Karl became Communications Director for McCarthy Auto Group in 2012 based out of Kansas City. He manages all advertising, social media, community relations, sponsorships and reputation management. He has been married for 22 years and has two daughters.
Emily Ceruzzi - Global Connections, Inc.
Emily Ceruzzi worked for Global Connections, Inc. for eleven years before being promoted in 2012 and relocating to Kansas City where she became the company's Operations Manager. She is an active member of the travel industry's trade association, the Cooperative Association of Resort Exchangers, whom awarded her the prestigious Richard Gallardo Award in 2011. Before entering the travel industry, Emily was the youngest Workman's Comp Case Manager licensed in Florida. Emily now lives in Lenexa, KS with her husband, two children and golden labrador, Samson.
Susan Perziosa - H&R Block
Susan Preziosa is the Vice President of the Client Service Organization at H&R Block, an organization focused on providing support for H&R Block clients. Prior to joining H&R Block in 2007, Susan held functional and divisional CIO roles at Citigroup and General Electric from 1999-2007. She was a consultant with both KPMG and Ernst and Young, leading technology engagements in the manufacturing, emergency services and horse showing/racing industries. Susan lives in Lenexa, KS with her husband and two children.