UMKC Foundation Board

The UMKC Foundation Board is comprised of the following business, community and civic leaders:

Executive Committee Members

Terrence P. Dunn, Chair – Corporate Director, Investor, Civic and Charitable Affairs

Thomas M. Bloch, Vice Chair – Co-Founder and President Emeritus, University Academy

Kent W. Sunderland, Secretary – Vice Chairman and Secretary, Ash Grove Cement Company

John J. Sherman, Treasurer – MLP Holdings, LLC

Leo E. Morton – Chancellor, University of Missouri-Kansas City

Elizabeth T. (Betsey) Solberg, Past Chair – Executive Consultant, FleishmanHillard


Alan L. Atterbury – President, Midland Properties, Inc.

Barbara A. Bichelmeyer, Ph.D. – Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor, University of Missouri-Kansas City

Ellen Z. Darling – Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, Newmark Grubb Zimmer

Warren K. Erdman  – Executive Vice President, Administration and Corporate Affairs, Kansas City Southern

Gary D. Forsee – Past President, University of Missouri System; Former CEO, Sprint Nextel

Thomas D. Hyde – Executive Vice President (Ret.), Legal Ethics and Corporate Security, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

Natalie “Nikki” Krawitz – Past Vice President for Finance & Administration, University of Missouri

Jerry D. Reece – Chairman Emeritus, ReeceNichols Real Estate

Robert D. Regnier – President & CEO, Bank of Blue Valley

Charles S. Sosland – President and CEO, Sosland Companies, Inc.

R. Wayne Thompson, D.D.S., M.S. – Owner, Thompson Orthodontics 

Joel B. Voran – Chairman, Lathrop & Gage, LLP 

Emeritus Director

G. Kenneth Baum – Chairman, George K. Baum Group, Inc.


UMKC Foundation President

Steven P. Norris