Executive Alert: KC firm Kennyhertz Perry honored

Executive Alert is a weekly report on career moves, awards and recognition and other top news about executives from across the Show-Me State.

Career moves

Ronald Brockmeyer has resigned from his role as prosecuting attorney in Breckenridge Hills. Brockmeyer left his post after a report by the Justice Department that blamed him for approving fees and fixing tickets in an unlawful way.

Brian Lewis was promoted to the post of principal and office design manager for Walter P Moore, a Houston-based engineering firm. Lewis is responsible for structural design and oversees project delivery for structural projects in the firm’s Kansas City office.

Awards and honors

Braden Perry | Courtesy of Kennyhertz Perry
Braden Perry | Courtesy of Kennyhertz Perry

Kansas City-based law firm Kennyhertz Perry was recognized as the best in securities law for Missouri by the Acquisition International’s 2015 International Hedge Fund Awards. The annual awards program honors professionals in the investment and financial services for their exceptional client service. The firm was founded by Kansas City lawyers John Kennyhertz and Braden Perry.

In the news

Ephren Taylor II of Overland Park, Kan., the former CEO of City Capital Corp., has been sentenced to 20 years in jail for a $7 million Ponzi scheme. The 32-year-old’s scheme affected hundreds of investors in the U.S. According to court records, Taylor visited many church congregations and organized wealth management seminars. He pursued congregation members to invest in small businesses and sweepstakes machines and made false claims about revenues.

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