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


Sean O'Harrow, Executive Director

Pia Bakala, Executive Assistant



Erin Dziedzic, Director of Curatorial Affairs

Krista Alba, Assistant Curator

Sandy Davis, Chief Registrar and Exhibitions Manager

Molly McVey, Assistant Registrar

Kevin Wilson, Assistant Preparator


Learning & Engagement                                                                 

Kreshaun McKinney, Director of Learning and Engagement

Anne Gatschet, Museum Educator: Docents, Schools, and Tours

Brooks Fitzpatrick, Visitor Services Coordinator

Ellie Closen, Multigenerational Programs Coordinator



Don Schreiner, Director of Advancement

Gayle Hathorne, Development Coordinator​

Martha Atlas, Grant Writer



Lily Carpio, Director of Finance and Operations

Vickie Davis, Finance Manager

Ryann Moore, Finance Associate


Marketing & Communications                                                                  

Louise Forster, Marketing and Communications Manager

Graham Carroll, Digital Access Producer


Human Resources                                                   

Diane Lambert, Director of Human Resources


Museum Protection                                                 

Neal Dazey, Museum Protection and Operations Manager

Donmeano Jackson, Museum Protection Officer II

Doug Tuttle, Museum Protection Officer II

Jack Clayton, Museum Protection Officer I

Merrick Knudsen, Museum Protection Officer I

Benjamin Johnson, Museum Protection Officer I

Alexandra Mattsson, Museum Protection Officer I

Charles Putnam, Museum Protection Officer I

Gabriel Sanchez, Museum Protection Officer I

Bessy Villeda, Museum Protection Officer I


Café Sebastienne                                                     

Kayla Adams, Cafe Manager

Darby Wesley, Sous Chef


Museum Shop                                                          

Abbey Sandberg, Retail Operations Manager

Ella Conner, Museum Shop Sales Associate

Maggie Curran, Museum Shop Sales Associate



Paul Watts, Facility Manager

Kemper Museum Trustees

Mary Kemper Wolf, Chair
Bebe Hunt, Emerita, Co-Founder
William C. Gautreaux, Co-Chair
Dr. Adrienne Walker Hoard
Karen Holland
Clara Irazábal
Jim Lawrence
Greg Maday
Kat Wood Norris
Duvel “DJ” Pierre
Eliza Samuelson
Cathy Beaham Smith
Lindsey Patterson Smith

Dennis Rilinger, Secretary


Learn more about the Board of Trustees:

Kemper Museum Announces New Trustees, Changes to Governing Board Structure, and New Status as Public Charity