American Century Investments is a leading global asset manager focused on delivering investment results and building long-term client relationships while supporting breakthrough medical research. Founded in 1958, American Century Investments' 1,400 employees serve financial professionals, institutions, corporations and individual investors from offices in New York; London; Frankfurt; Hong Kong; Sydney; Mountain View, Calif.; and Kansas City, Mo. Delivering investment results to clients enables American Century Investments to distribute over 40 percent of its dividends to the Stowers Institute for Medical Research, a 500-person, non-profit basic biomedical research organization. The Institute owns more than 40 percent of American Century Investments and has received dividend payments of $1.7 billion since 2000. Visit americancentury.com
The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.The Red Cross provides roughly 40% of the nation’s blood supply. With someone needing blood every 2 seconds. Each day, the Red Cross needs to collect about 12,500 blood donations to meet the needs of patients at about 2,500 hospitals and transfusion centers across the country. Every day, more than 24,000 people receive assistance from the American Red Cross — that’s about 1,000 people helped every hour of the day. This includes disasters in the community, communication and community services to veterans and the military, as well as lifesaving first aid training.
Founded by two entrepreneurs in 1898, Burns & McDonnell is a family of companies made up of 7,000 engineers, architects, construction professionals, scientists, consultants and innovators with offices across the country and throughout the world. We strive to create amazing success for our clients and amazing careers for our employee-owners. Burns & McDonnell is 100% employee-owned and is proud to be on Fortune’s 2019 list of 100 Best Companies to Work For.
Community Blood Center is a non-profit organization serving hospitals in the Greater Kansas City metropolitan area, as well as eastern Kansas and western Missouri. CBC provides nearly 200,000 blood products per year to 70 area hospitals - and relies on 600+ volunteer donors each day to meet the need for life-saving gifts of blood. CBC operates 365/24/7 to deliver safe, high-quality products to meet transfusion needs for routine care and emergencies.
Gainwell is the leading provider of technology solutions for the administration and operations of health and human services programs. Gainwell is a new company with over 50 years experience, a reputation for excellence, and unparalleled industry expertise. We offer clients scalable and flexible solutions for their most complex challenges.
Harcros operates twenty-nine distribution locations in nineteen states and provides excellent geographic coverage throughout much of the United States. The Harcros Manufacturing Division headquartered in Kansas City, Kansas, with a second facility in Dalton, Georgia, is a niche producer of surfactants, emulsifiers, defoamers, and a myriad of specialty products, custom blends, and reaction chemistries.
KC Running Company (KCRC) is a running and walking event management and timing company based in Kansas City. Formed in 2008, the KCRC team manages and/or times over 80 annual running events in and around the Kansas City area.