Alumni Association

Twelve people pose outside of a white tent

The mission of the PHS Alumni Association is to nurture professional, social, educational and philanthropic relationships among and for the benefit of alumni from Country Day School, Sunset Hill School, Pembroke School, Pembroke-Country Day and PHS and the school community.

Alumni Association Executive Committee

Portrait of Sarah Voss Hanson

Sarah Voss Hanson '99, President
Sarah is in her third term as a representative on the Executive Committee and is the president of the Alumni Association. She holds a BA in psychology from Emory University and a law degree from the University of Kansas School of Law. She is a member of the Missouri Bar and the Kansas Bar Association. After a decade working in private practice and the insurance industry, she now stays home with her three children. Sarah and her husband Matt live at Weatherby Lake.

Portrait of Kimberly Cho

Kimberly Cho ’96
Kim teaches chemistry and physics at Pembroke Hill and is the head coach of the Upper School Science Olympiad team. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Rice University and master’s and doctoral degrees in physical chemistry from the University of Washington. She is a parent of a preschooler in the Early Childhood School.

Portrait of Foster Honeck

Foster Honeck ’11
Foster is the chief of staff at Troutwine Ventures, where he works with companies in film and television production, digital tutoring, early childhood education, brewing and computer coding bootcamps. A lifelong Kansas City resident, Foster graduated from Pembroke Hill in 2011, and received bachelor's degrees from the University of Missouri in economics and political science.

Niles Jager ’99
Niles is the president of Lighthouse Capital, LLC, and is a member of the Lyric Opera board of trustees. He lived in Washington, D.C. and Chicago before moving back to the Kansas City area in 2008. He holds a bachelor's degree in economics and political science from DePauw University. He is a parent of a preschooler in the Early Childhood School.

 

Floyd May III '94
Floyd is a graduate of the Howard University School of Business. His executive leadership career has focused on business process improvement and Information Technology valuation assurance in government and the private sector. Floyd is the Chief Information Officer (CIO) for SelectQuote, which he joined in 2019 to help position the company for its Initial Public Offering (IPO) in May of 2020. It was the first, non-biotech, virtual IPO in the history of the New York Stock Exchange. The IPO valued SelectQuote at $3.25 billion, the largest in the history of the Kansas City area. Floyd is 1 of 4 finalist for the 2021 Kansas City CIO of The Year. In 2013, he and his wife Ledra (KeyBank Real Estate Capital) moved back to Kansas City so their two children, Zhory and Xavier could attend Pembroke Hill. Zhory, ’20 is a sophomore at Dartmouth College and Xavier is a rising 9th grader for the PHS class of 2025.

Russ Sifers '66
Russ is part of five generations of his family to own and operate the Sifers VALOMILK Candy Company.  He is now retired (mostly).  Russ is a graduate from the University of Kansas School of Business.  He is a passionate and involved member of the PCD Class of 1966.  Russ was the recipient of the Pembroke Hill School Alumni Service Award in 2016.

Kimi O'Dell Nelson ’82, Past President
Kimi is the past president of the Alumni Association. She is active in the Pembroke Hill community and serves on the Board of Trustees. Kimi holds both a bachelor’s degree in finance and an MBA from the University of Colorado-Boulder. She is the parent of two Pembroke Hill graduates, Sarah Nelson ’10 and Matthew Nelson ’15.

Portrait of Sarah Lutz

Laura Weber Lutz ’82
Laura holds an undergraduate degree in sociology from Washington University in St. Louis and masters in social work from the University of Kansas. She previously worked at Two Rivers Behavioral Health as a caseworker. She is involved in several community organizations doing volunteer work. She is the parent of two Pembroke Hill graduates, Abigail Silverwood ’12 and Nathan Lutz ’14.

Portrait of Katherine Marx

Katherine Smith Marx ’11
Katie recently left the corporate world and is working towards a masters to Ph.D. program in speech and language pathology at KU. She previously worked at StaffBridge as director of business development and at Cerner as a sales executive. She is a graduate from Washington University in St. Louis with a BSBA degree in entrepreneurship and linguistics.

Portrait of Anna Toms

Anna Toms ’05
Anna taught middle school English at Pembroke Hill from 2010-2020. Recently, she took a hiatus from teaching full time in order to finish writing her dissertation for a Ph.D. in literature from the University of Missouri - Kansas City. In the meantime, she will stay connected with a learning community as an adjunct instructor at Florida Southern College in Lakeland, Fla. Anna earned her bachelor's degree in literature and creative writing from Rockhurst University and a master's degree in literature from UMKC.

Portrait of Chip Walsh

E.F. Chip Walsh ’89
Chip is the founder and principal of Mercier Street, LLC a commercial real estate development consulting firm. He also is a founding partner and the managing member of Sustainable Development Partners of Kansas City, a CRE development company that has been recognized locally and nationally for its achievements. Chip holds a law degree from UMKC School of Law and practiced for several years before pursuing his interests in commercial real estate and development.

Zachary Sight '00
Zachary Sight is a graduate of the University of Kansas.  He has a bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Business Administration.  He lived in Dallas, TX until returning to Kansas City in 2006 to follow in the family business.  He is the Vice President of the Bob Sight Auto Group.  He and his wife Ashley have three children.  They have students in the Early Childhood and Lower School.