Jim Brandmeyer, MBA
Associate Consultant

Jim brings decades of successful fundraising experience to his role as a consultant. His tenure in healthcare and education give him insights into real-world challenges faced by nonprofits today. He knows how to help organizations take a long-term approach and, more importantly, how to help them realize their fundraising goals.

Jim graduated from the University Kansas with a B.S. in Journalism and received his MBA from Rockhurst University. He has coordinated a wide variety of fundraising activities for numerous agencies, from annual solicitations to major gifts and bequests, and has been actively involved in strategic planning, policy, and implementation.

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Photo credits: National WWI Museum
and Memorial

Kent Sunderland
President and Trustee
The Sunderland Foundation

Recipient of the

Kent Sunderland was presented with the prestigious Growing Philanthropy Award in Kansas City by Hartsook President and CEO
Matthew J. Beem during National WWI Museum and Memorial’s VIP event, Night at the Tower.

He was nominated by Matthew Naylor, Ph.D., President and CEO of the National WWI Museum and Memorial, and was selected unanimously by Hartsook Institutes and the International Board of Visitors Growing Philanthropy Committee.

Kent was Vice Chairman of Ash Grove Cement prior to its recent sale. As President of The Sunderland Foundation, he has played a significant role in advancing philanthropy with major gifts.

The Growing Philanthropy Award recognizes a distinguished group of individuals and organizations whose efforts increase philanthropy through research, innovation and challenging the status quo. For more information, contact [email protected].