Ed Stoll, Raytown South High School, Class of 1972
Ed Stoll graduated from Raytown South High School in 1972. At the University of Missouri-Columbia, he was a varsity basketball letterman and graduated Magna Cum Laude in Business Administration. As a senior, he was chosen as a member of the Mystical Seven, a group recognizing top seniors who have represented the university well in academics and extra-curricular activities. Continuing in law school, he graduated cum laude.
Returning to the area and practicing law in Kansas City, Ed volunteered with the Boy Scouts, served on church boards, and served on the Raytown Board of Education for three years. Additionally, he served four years on the Missouri Housing Development Commission, including one year as Chairman, served four years on the Missouri Development Finance Board, and served three years on the Desegregation Monitoring Committee for the Western District of Missouri. He has spent many years volunteering in scouting and is currently the Assistant District Commissioner, Thunderbird District, Heart of America Council, Boy Scouts of America.
During his thirty years of private law practice, Ed represented developers in low-income housing and other real estate developments, represented general corporate and business firms, negotiated and closed industrial revenue bond financings, and represented clients in tax planning and tax controversy.
From 2009 to 2012, Ed was the Director of the Jackson County, Missouri Collection Department. In that position, he set policy for the department, drafted and reviewed legislation, drafted and negotiated agreements with other political sub divisions, and worked with agencies of the State of Missouri.
He currently holds the position of Deputy Chief Administrative Officer for Jackson County, Missouri. In this role, he supervises the Jackson County Assessment Department and the Jackson County Collection Department. He sets policies and procedures for the departments, and structures, manages, and implements annual budgets for the departments.
Ed and his wife, Jan, have been married for 31 years and have three children.