Zecy, Dalen join MCC Foundation board

Karen M. Zecy and Jason S. Dalen, two respected Kansas City business leaders, have joined the MCC Foundation board of directors.

Zecy is president and majority shareholder of American Micro Co., a 52-year-old imaging technology and document management company.  She serves in a number of professional leadership roles, including the boards of the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce, the Central Exchange, the Kansas Women’s Business Center and the Enterprise Center of Johnson County. Her community involvement includes service on the boards of KCPT, St. Mary’s Reconciliation Services, Junior League of Kansas City, Missouri and the Union Station Science City Volunteer Council. She was named among the “Women Who Mean Business” by the Kansas City Business Journal  in 2006 and among the “50 Most Influential Women in Kansas City” by Kansas City Business Magazine in 2007. Zecy holds a bachelor of science degree from Baylor University.

Dalen is the associate director of The Civic Council of Greater Kansas City, a CEO-led organization focused on four regional initiatives: education, urban development, regional cooperation and life sciences job growth. Dalen directs the 80-member Council’s legislative and advocacy activities, oversees the life sciences and higher education initiatives, manages the Kansas City Tomorrow leadership development program and provides legal counsel to the board and senior management. Prior to joining the Civic Council, Dalen practiced law at Polsinelli and Bryan Cave law firms and worked for an international public affairs firm in Washington, D.C. He holds a bachelor of arts degree from The American University, a master of arts degree from The George Washington University and a Juris Doctor degree from The American University.

Zecy and Dalen were appointed to the MCC Foundation board in October. Both will serve a three-year term.