Corridor Staff

Kimberly YoungKimberly Young
President, KC Animal Health Corridor
Direct: 816.374.5627

Kimberly Young manages the day to day operations of the Kansas City Animal Health Corridor (KCAHC), overseeing implementation of the strategic priorities that are governed by the KCAHC Advisory Board. Previously, Kim has held senior leadership positions at the State and Regional level. Kim holds a B.S. degree from Pittsburg State University and joined the KCAHC in 2011. For information on relocating to the KC Region please contact Kimberly Young.

Emily McVeyEmily McVey
Director, KC Animal Health Corridor
Direct: 816.374.5624

Emily is responsible for assisting with the implementation of the KC Animal Health Corridor’s strategic priorities and directly manages the KCAHC's workforce development initiative. She is also responsible for assisting with investor relations and strategic growth initiatives for KCAHC. Emily has a Master of Business Administration from Rockhurst University and joined the KC Animal Health Corridor in 2011.


Alexis Ryan_B&W.webAlexis Ellsworth

Marketing Coordinator, KC Animal Health Corridor 
Direct: 816.374.5649

Alexis is responsible for assisting with the implementation of the KC Animal Health Corridor’s strategic priorities and directly coordinates marketing, communication and events hosted by KCAHC as well as maintaining the KCAHC website. Alexis holds a Bachelor of Science from Rockhurst University and joined the KC Animal Health Corridor in 2016.

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