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Roger Whittler



Roger Whittler, a Jefferson City area native, he attended Jefferson City Public Schools and Lincoln University. Roger retired from the Missouri State Highway Patrol in 2018, after 31 years of service.  He graduated from the University of Missouri -St. Louis in 2011, with a professional degree in mental health counseling.  Roger currently works as a part-time counselor and as a tennis coach.  He is committed to the mission of CDFY and has been an active volunteer since 2011. 

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Leslie Broker




Former President of St. Martins Catholic School’s Home & School Association, Leslie Broker has been a member of CDFY since 2015.  She has been married to Michael for 11 years and they have a daughter, Erin, and a son, Michael, who both attend St. Joseph Cathedral School.  A graduate of Rockhurst University, Leslie enjoys spending time with her family.  She is also a member of CDFY’s Membership Committee.

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Isaac Roling



Isaac Roling is a Jefferson City native, where he attended a Jefferson City Public Schools. He graduated from Missouri State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, and is currently enrolled at Columbia College working on an MBA. Isaac is an employee of Central Bank, and spends most of his free time with his family or playing tennis.


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Ron Fitzwater


Member At-Large

Ron has served as the Chief Executive Officer of the Missouri Pharmacy Association since June 4, 2002. His educational background is a BBA in Accounting from Kent State University and an MBA in Accounting from Cleveland State University. In addition to his work at the MPA, Ron also serves as Chairman of two national pharmacy organizations, the President of the Downtown Jefferson City Rotary Club, and served on the City of Jefferson City Council representing Ward 4. Rom is married to Karen Fitzwater, and they have three children and ten grandchildren. 

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Adrian Hendricks II

Past President


Rev. Adrian Hendricks II is a devoted husband, father, educator, researcher, and leadership mentor who has developed and implemented initiatives for business leaders, fathers and minority youth around the State of Missouri. Hendricks has excelled in leadership of all types, including; leading senior managers and executive level leadership in strategic planning, supervisory training, and establishing performance initiatives designed to improve organizational effectiveness and management. 

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Jill Hansen


Member At-Large

As Senior Vice President of Application Development for Central Technology Services, Jill manages all the application development on Central Bank's mainframe systems.  She has been married to Keith for 25 years. They have a daughter, Olivia who attends Pharmacy school at KU in Lawrence, Kansas and a son, Mason, who is a Senior at Jefferson City High School.

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Joe Roling


Member At-Large

A Jefferson City native, Joe is the youngest of eight children.  He earned his BSBA Degree in Finance and Banking with a minor in Economics from the University of Missouri-Columbia and his MBA from Lincoln University.  He and his wife, Janet, have 3 girls, Katie and twins Allison and Emily.  Joe enjoys walking, tennis, water skiing, and driving his 1968 Firebird.


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Rita Kempker

Member At-Large

Rita Kempker, CFRE, is the Executive Director of the Capital Region Medical Foundation, where she has served since the Foundation’s inception in 1990.  She has 30 years experience in fundraising and holds her Certified Fund Raising Executive certification from CFRE International.  A graduate of Jefferson City High School and Lincoln University, Rita has been in the Jefferson City community for most of her life.  Through her work at the Foundation, Rita has enjoyed raising funds for a variety of major projects at Capital Region Medical Center, including the Goldschmidt Cancer Center and the Sam B. Cook Healthplex. 

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Heather McCreery-Conway


Member At-Large


Originally from Eldon, Heather McCreery is an attorney with Public School Retirement Systems.  A former schoolteacher, Heather is married to attorney Chris Conway and they are the proud parents of baby Henry and three mutts. Heather joined CDFY in 2015 and has served as President and Past President of the Board.

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