May 19, 2022

John Sherman

CEO, Kansas City Royals

Royals owner John Sherman comes to ECKC with exclusive details about the future of downtown baseball. Sherman is exploring a move out of Kauffman Stadium and relocating downtown. But what location and who will pay for it? The longtime business executive will talk about what he envisions for a downtown transformation. His opponents say he’s throwing a foul ball but hear why Sherman says the plan is a grand slam for baseball & business alike.

 

Wherever we play, this is about what's in the best interest of our community and we're really in the middle of the process.

John Sherman

Speaker John Sherman

CEO, Kansas City Royals

John Sherman is Chairman and CEO of the Kansas City Royals Baseball Club, leading an ownership group that acquired the team on Nov. 25, 2019. He previously served as Vice Chairman of the Cleveland Guardians Baseball Club. He is active in the business of Major League Baseball serving as chair of the PDL Executive Board and is a member of the Ownership Committee and Long-Term Strategic Planning Committee. He is also a member of the Executive Council.

Mr. Sherman is an entrepreneur, civic leader and philanthropist who is extensively involved in communities throughout the Kansas City region. more

Moderator Amy Hawley Rose

President / Executive Director, The Economic Club of Kansas City

Amy is an Emmy Award winning broadcast journalist. She’s spent more than 20 years anchoring and reporting as a television journalist. She’s covered politics, high profile court cases and investigative reporting. She’s interviewed presidents, mayors, sports personalities, former Army generals, covered national crime cases. Her reports have aired both in local and national newscasts. She earned both broadcast journalism and political science degrees.