Consultants and Administrative Staff

Hartsook’s team of the field’s most outstanding fundraising consultants serve as campaign directors and mentors, and in specialist roles in grantsmanship, prospect research, board development, major gifts management, strategic planning, annual and operating fund, planned giving and more.

Collectively, our team has amassed hundreds of years of fundraising experience. Each consultant has at least 10 years experience as a fundraising professional. As a team, Hartsook consultants have raised billions of dollars for nonprofit campaigns of every size and scope, from very small campaigns and operating budgets to campaigns in the hundreds of millions of dollars.

HARTSOOK CONSULTANTS

Matthew J. Beem, PhD, CFRE
Chairman and CEO
Kansas City

Robin Billings
Prospect Researcher
Washington, D.C.

Murray Blackwelder, MPA
Senior Executive Vice President
Kansas City

Becky Brown
Vice President
Columbus, Ohio

Geoff Burns
Vice President
Columbus, Ohio

Kristy Burns
Vice President
Columbus, Ohio

H. Daniel Chegwidden, CFP
Associate Consultant
Detroit

H. Layton (Bud) Cooper, DMin
Senior Executive Vice President
Kansas City

Wayne A. Courtois, MFA, GPC
Vice President of Grant Writing and Research
Kansas City

Karin Cox, MFA
President and Co-Founder
Wilmington, N.C.

Keith Cox
Business Development Intern
Raleigh, N.C.

Donald Fry, MBA
Senior Vice President
Indianapolis

Louis J. Gehring, MM, CFRE
Executive Vice President
Kansas City

Dwight Hansen
Associate Consultant
Spearfish, S.D.

 

Lynn Hawks, MA
Vice President
Santa Barbara, Calif.

Judith Heasley
Associate Consultant
Dallas

Janell Johnson, MPA
Executive Vice President
Wilmington, N.C.

Stephen Jones
Executive Vice President
Kansas City

Pamela Lawrence
Associate Consultant
Minneapolis

Norma Murphy
Senior Executive Vice President
Kansas City

Ross Pfannenstiel
Executive Vice President
Kansas City

O.J. Rhone
Associate Consultant
Kansas City

Adrian Sargeant, PhD
Curriculum Consultant
The Institute for Sustainable Philanthropy
Plymouth, United Kingdom

Jen Shang, PhD
Curriculum Consultant
Plymouth University School of Business
Plymouth, United Kingdom

Kimera Way
Associate Consultant
Milwaukee

Lisa Wiens Thompson, DDMIN
Associate Consultant
Wichita, Kan.

Jason Wood
Senior Vice President
Kansas City


ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF

Bruce Adcox
Transportation Specialist
Kansas City

Victor Alam
ESOP Counsel
San Francisco

Don H. Alexander
Advisory Board of Directors
Kansas City

Robert Bryant
Benefits Advisor
Kansas City

Ashle Burnett
Business Development and Support Services Associate
Wichita, Kans.

Lindsay Christopher
Support Services
London

Lori Cox
Graphic Designer
Kansas City

Jim DeMars
Benefits Advisor
Kansas City

Dee Dunlap
Website Management
Wichita, Kan.

Tom Eschbach
ESOP Advisor
Chicago

Jared Fears
Benefits Advisor
Kansas City

Charlie Hill
Banking Advisor
Kansas City

Debby Ingrim
Payroll Advisor
Wichita, Kan.

Greg Johnson
Legal Counsel
Kansas City

Rozanna Knipp
Travel Agent
Kansas City

Herbert Kohn
Legal Counsel
Kansas City

Danny Kohrs
Chief Operating Officer
Kansas City

Ginger Kuftack
Production Manager
Kansas City

 

Connie Lambert
Accounting Advisor
Wichita, Kan.

Kay Logan
Payroll Advisor
Wichita, Kan.

Dawn McComb
Transportation Specialist
Kansas City

Cindy McSwain
Accounting Advisor
Wichita, Kan.

Scott Miller
ESOP Advisor
Delafield, Wis.

Megan Murray
Legal Counsel
Kansas City

Derek Reis
Wealth Screening
Charleston, S.C.

Denise Rhoades
Vice President of Communications
St. Augustine, Fla.

Ellissa Rhoades
Graphic Designer
Cocoa Beach, Fla.

Laura Rhoades
Graphic Designer
Wichita, Kan.

Alan Robinson
Logistic Specialist
Kansas City

Mary Shephard
Banking Advisor
Kansas City

Kay Sims
Production Designer
Kansas City

Shawn Sullivan
Tax Advisor
Wichita, Kan.

Tom Waters
Production Supervisor
Kansas City

Tammy Weinman
Vice President of Support Services
Wichita, Kan.

Kristy Williams
Transportation Specialist
Kansas City