Judith Heasley
Associate Consultant

Judy is a retired higher education administrator capping her career by serving one year as an Executive Staff Affiliate with the Kansas Board of Regents. She brings 27 years of advancement experience as an associate consultant and served as President/CEO of the Emporia State Foundation. At Arizona State University Polytechnic campus, she directed the campus campaign to raise over $26 million and conducted fundraising efforts for the Cronkite School of Journalism.

She earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Northern Arizona University and her Master’s degree in Higher Education and Business Management from Texas Tech University. She has assisted numerous nonprofits and local organizations as a volunteer and board member.

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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].