A Kansas native who grew up in Salina, Jeff “Chappie” Chapman most recently was the Assistant Vice President of the University of Missouri Kansas City Foundation. Prior to his position at the UMKC Foundation, he served as the Director of Major Gifts for UMKC Henry W. Bloch School of Management and Vice President and Executive Director of Institutional Advancement at Kansas Wesleyan University.
As Executive Director of the Kansas Chamber Education Foundation, Chapman will oversee the Foundation’s administration, programs, research and strategic plan of the organization. He also serves Executive Director of Leadership Kansas, one of the country’s oldest and most prestigious statewide leadership programs. Other key duties include fundraising, marketing, and community outreach.