Welcome to Party Personnel

Party Personnel Inc. was founded in 1993 with one simple but clear business goal - to provide quality wait staff for clients entertaining a large number of guests for special events and parties. 

Today Party Personnel specializes in providing skilled, uniformed, and reliable banquet servers and bartenders to hotels, country clubs,upscale caterers, businesses and private homes. The company has developed an excellent reputation for trust, honesty and dependability with their clients.


Party Personnel founder Mary Schanzer has been well recognized in Kansas City’s entrepreneurial community. 

  • Hotel Supplier of the Year 2004 from the Hotel & Lodging Association 
  • One of Kansas City's Best Places to Work 2002
  • Certificate of Merit from the State of Kansas for a Kansan Woman-Owned Service Firm in 2002 
  • Women Who Mean Business Award from the Kansas City Business Journal 2001


  • Member of the Kansas City ATHENA PowerLink Governing Body
  • Mentor on an ATHENA PowerLink Advisory Panel 
  • Past secretary for the Kansas City chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO)  
  • Advisory board member for the 25 Under 25 Awards, given by Small Business Monthly to recognize outstanding small businesses in Kansas City. 
  • Past board member of the Hotel & Lodging Association, Kansas City Chapter

Email: mary@partypersonnelkc.com

Phone: 913-451-0218