Mission Moment: From Sudden Vision Loss to College Freshman

Mission Moment: From Sudden Vision Loss to College Freshman

What if your entire world changed in a matter of a few days? Everything you knew how to do would need to be done differently. Now, imagine if you were in high school when it happened. Willie Solano can relate because that’s exactly how his life unfolded. As a sophomore at Shawnee Mission (Kan.) West…

Kansas City Area Students Named Braille Challenge National Champion & 3rd Place Finisher

Kansas City Area Students Named Braille Challenge National Champion & 3rd Place Finisher

Kansas City area student Brooke Petro was named a 2021 Braille Challenge National Champion for the sixth time, while Emrie Wisner finished in third place. Students learned of the results by watching a live online awards ceremony on Friday, July 30. Petro, a resident of Leawood, Kan., became a national champion for the sixth time…

Alphapointe’s Jeff McHenry Named CFO of the Year

Alphapointe’s Jeff McHenry Named CFO of the Year

Alphapointe Chief Financial Officer Jeff McHenry was honored by the Kansas City Business Journal through its “CFO of the Year” program during a luncheon award ceremony today. As one of 16 recipients in the for-profit and non-profit sectors, McHenry was recognized for his outstanding work at Alphapointe throughout the pandemic. Not only did the organization…

Missouri Governor Mike Parson Recognizes Alphapointe Employees for Essential Service During Pandemic

Missouri Governor Mike Parson Recognizes Alphapointe Employees for Essential Service During Pandemic

Alphapointe, one of the nation’s largest providers of rehabilitation services and employment for people who are blind, was recognized by Missouri Governor Mike Parson for its service during the pandemic on Thursday. Deemed essential at the outbreak of the pandemic, Alphapointe team members manufactured more than 160 million products in the past year, including facemasks…

Alphapointe's Reinhard Mabry Named One of "50 Kansans You Should Know"

Alphapointe's Reinhard Mabry Named One of "50 Kansans You Should Know"

Alphapointe President and CEO Reinhard Mabry was honored in the March issue of Kansas City-based Ingram’s magazine as one of “50 Kansans You Should Know.” Celebrating 10 years, the series recognizes influential leaders from across the state each year. The cumulative list of honorees includes business executives, college presidents, non-profit leaders, athletes, authors, film makers…