KELI O’NEILL WENZEL
Keli is the creator and orchestrator of many of Kansas City, Missouri’s most successful civic, corporate and entertainment events/festivals. She serves as the founding Executive Director of the Kansas City Irish Fest (2003-present). She is co-founder and producer of the new Boulevardia (craft beer & music festival) where the music focus is mostly on Alternative rock, but cross over to country, bluegrass, blues and the unexpected shows (like performance acts that dance on the side of the building or stilt walkers and fire eaters). In addition to Irish Fest and Boulevardia, Keli is on the board of Folk Alliance International, Kansas City Convention & Visitors Association, Gordon Parks Charter Elementary and Foundation Board of International Festival and Events Assocation.