All staff can be reached through the Museum main number, 816.753.5784, 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. CST Monday–Friday. You may also leave a written message via the Museum's contact form.

General Contact Info

Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art
4420 Warwick Blvd.
Kansas City, MO 64111
Telephone: 816-753-5784   Fax: 816-753-5806

Kemper Museum Staff


Barbara O'Brien, Executive Director

Andrea Adams, Executive Assistant



Erin Dziedzic, Curator and Head of Adult Programs

Andrea Phillips, Collections Manager and Registrar

Jacob Banholzer, Museum Preparator

Elizabeth Lumpkin, Assistant Registrar

William Toney, Prep Technician



Tara Andris, Docent Educator and Volunteer Coordinator

Devin Rumley, Museum Educator, School and Family



Don Schreiner, Director of Development

Sara Hale, Development Coordinator

Betty Kindler, Special Events Manager

Nancy O'Neill, Grant Writer

Amy Summers, Assistant Manager, Special Events



Kathy Surber, Director of Finance and Accounting

Melanie Middlebrook, Finance Manager

Sarah Kosfeld, Finance Associate


Marketing & Communications                                                                  

Kent Michael Smith, Director of Marketing and Communications

Brock Masterson, Integrated Marketing Coordinator


Human Resources                                                   

Jean Hanover, Human Resources Manager


Museum Protection                                                 

Neal Dazey, Museum Protection and Operations Manager

Andy Ozier, Museum Protection Assistant Manager

Philip Bakala, Kemper East Site Supervisor

Donmeano Jackson, Museum Protection Officer II

Max Pond, Museum Protection Officer II

Matt Stockton, Museum Protection Officer II

Nicole Barham, Museum Protection Officer I

Ivanna Ellsworth, Museum Protection Officer I

John Scott, Museum Protection Officer I

Doug Tuttle, Museum Protection Officer I

Richard VanCleave, Museum Protection Officer I


Café Sebastienne                                                     

Jennifer Maloney, Executive Chef, Café Sebastienne

Dean Smith, General Manager, Café Sebastienne

Janet Ross, Sous Chef, Café Sebastienne

Tina Block, Assistant Manager, Café Sebastienne

Amy Summers, Assistant Manager, Café Sebastienne


Museum Shop                                                          

Raina Heinrich, Retail Operations Manager

Craig Auge, Museum Shop Sales Associate

Theresa Larson, Museum Shop Sales Associate

Brittany Vega, Museum Shop Sales Associate



Paul Watts, Facility and Operations Manager

Brian Hilty, Facilities Technician



Kemper Museum Trustees

Mary Kemper Wolf, Chair

L. Joshua Sosland, Vice Chair

Bill Gautreaux

Karen Holland

Mariner Kemper

Sandy Kemper

Clyde Wendel

Bebe Kemper, Trustee Emerita

Kemper Museum Board of Directors

John Bluford

Consuelo Cruz

Tom Holcom

Lindsay Major