2022 MVP Award Winner

Kathy Nelson
President & CEO
Kansas City Sports Commission and Visit KC

TeamKC is proud to honor Kathy with the 2022 MVP Award during the largest annual talent leadership summit in the KC region, our Training Camp.

Kathy's continual efforts to elevate KC on a global stage through the lens of sports makes a significant impact on our region's wellbeing. The economic impact of hosting events such as the 2023 NFL Draft, annual Big 12 Tournament, 2019 U.S. National Gymnastic Championship and more, as well as the community-building associated to WIN for KC and youth programs throughout the KC region, are just some examples of Kathy's leadership. Read more.

Past MVP Awards winners include: Chase McAnulty, Founder & CEO of Charlie Hustle; Made in KC ownership; and Children’s Mercy Hospital’s Talent Acquisition Team.

TeamKC MVP Award | Selection Process

The TeamKC MVP Award is an award given to a team from the corporate, educational, civic, government or nonprofit space that has provided a significant impact on or contribution to the success of making the Kansas City region a top destination for talent. The team receiving the award will have gone far and beyond to show collaboration, innovation, thought leadership and impact on behalf of the Kansas City community.

Nominations for the TeamKC MVP Award may come from anywhere in the Kansas City region. The TeamKC Board of Advisors or a subcommittee appointed by the TeamKC Board will decide on the recipient of the award each year. Please send nominations for the 2023 award to teamkc@thinkkc.com no later than December 19, 2022. 


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