Giving Team Spotlight: Trey Corbett

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Investment analyst Trey Corbett plays a key role on our investment team, overseeing and assessing all investment activity of the charitable funds the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation administers. Our investment team works closely with financial advisors to oversee the investment activity of our donors’ charitable giving, including those that invest passively in our pools and those that participate in our …

Giving Team Spotlight: Nicole Stuke

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Philanthropic Advisor Nicole Stuke works specifically with nonprofits to help them plan for their financial future through agency funds. Nicole has worked in the nonprofit landscape for more than 20 years and is dedicated to helping organizations meet their strategic goals. Before joining the Community Foundation, Nicole worked for the American Heart Association and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Nicole …

Giving Team Spotlight: Katie Gray

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Katie Gray, Senior Vice President of Finance and Foundation Services, leads our investment, accounting and technology teams. While Katie is responsible for the oversight of all financial operations, she loves the connections and relationships she makes in her role just as much as the technical aspects of her job. When asked what she loves most about her job, Katie described …

Giving Team Spotlight: LaVon Colhour

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LaVon Colhour, Manager of Corporate Services at the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation, helps businesses of all sizes create and expand corporate giving programs. She knows that maintaining a culture of giving back is important, and the Community Foundation’s custom corporate giving programs help businesses do just that. LaVon and her team help companies set up corporate foundations, make grants …

Community Foundation Staff Becomes Visit KC VIP Certified

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Staff members at the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation were recently certified to be official representatives for Kansas City through Visit KC‘s Visitor Influencer Program (VIP). Visit KC is an organization dedicated to increasing tourism to our hometown and marketing Kansas City as a travel destination for adventurers across the country and around the world. An unofficial requirement to work …

Giving Team Spotlight: Chris Rigsby

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Chris Rigsby, Philanthropic Wealth Advisor, joined the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation team early in 2018 to work closely with professional advisors. Chris’ main focus is to help professional advisors navigate the topic of charitable giving with their clients. With nearly a decade of experience in the mutual fund industry and most recently working at Ivy Investments as a Senior …