Kansas City’s Best in Thought Leadership

For much of its 44-year history, Ingram’s has opened its pages up to the most influential thought leaders in the regional business community, allowing them to directly address our readership with highly relevant, useful and actionable intelligence on vital business issues of the day.

In this special edition, recognizing 20 years of Ingram’s 40 Under Forty program, we turn to six highly distinguished past honorees for their insights on a variety of business topics and philosophies.

Enjoy the following pages and take advantage of the guidance of several of our valued alums:




Financial Adviser, by Kevin Barth











Wealth Management, by Marty Bicknell












Technology, by Michelle Jacobs












Of Counsel, by John Snyder












Small Business Adviser, by Mike Maddox










Sales & Marketing, by Lois Brayfield