KANSAS CITY, Missouri – Port KC congratulates Board Chairman George Wolf on his appointment as Circuit Court Judge for the 16th Judicial Circuit for Jackson County. In making this appointment Governor Eric Greitens cited Wolf’s 30 years of litigation experience as a partner at Shook, Hardy & Bacon.
Wolf has served on Port KC’s Board of Commissioners for ten years. During the past four years, when Wolf served as board chair, Port KC’s impact has expanded tremendously throughout Kansas City. Under Wolf’s leadership the Port of Kansas City – Woodswether Terminal reopened, construction began on the mixed use development Union | Berkley Riverfront Park, and Berkley Riverfront added additional amenities and events, making it a premier destination in the city. Additionally, the board has approved several development finance projects including Northland Park, Sioux Chief, CVS and Corrigan Station, adding thousands of jobs and millions of dollars in capital investment.
“It has been an honor to work alongside Chairman Wolf to revitalize the Port of Kansas City and begin to make the Berkley Riverfront the world-class urban village we know it will be,” said Michael Collins, President & CEO of Port KC. “We believe he will bring the thoughtful leadership he’s shown here to the Jackson County courts.”
Commissioner Wolf will be stepping down as Chair of the Board of Commissioners. Dana Gibson, managing partner of Mallin/Gibson Properties, is anticipated to be moving to the position of board chair.
Port KC’s mission is to foster the economic vitality of Kansas City, Missouri, through transportation, trade, commerce, and development.