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Company Overview of Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation

Company Overview

Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation is a not-for-profit foundation with over $2 billion assets under management. The foundation primarily focuses on entrepreneurship and education in Missouri. It is based in Kansas City, Missouri.

4801 Rockhill Road

Kansas City, MO 64110-2046

United States

Founded in 1950





Key Executives for Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation

Age: 67
Vice President and Chief Communications Officer
Senior Fellow
Senior Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer
Senior Vice President and Legal Counsel
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation Key Developments

Kauffman Foundation Presents at Milken Institute Global Conference 2014, Apr-29-2014 10:45 AM

Kauffman Foundation Presents at Milken Institute Global Conference 2014, Apr-29-2014 10:45 AM. Venue: Lon Angeles, California, United States. Speakers: Samuel Arbesman, Senior Scholar.

Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation Announces Changes

Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation announced that it has named a new chief investment officer to manage its $1.8 billion portfolio. Mary McLean, who has worked at the foundation since 1996, succeeds Harold Bradley, who retired in August. McLean has been serving as the foundation's managing director of investments. The appointment was announced by the foundation's board chairman, Tom McDonnell, who will become Kauffman's president and chief executive officer effective January 1, 2013.

Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation Announces Executive Changes

Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation announced that Thomas A. McDonnell is the foundation's new president and chief executive officer, and fellow trustee Janice Kreamer has become chairman of the board. McDonnell, who most recently was CEO of DST Systems Inc., had been serving as the foundation's chairman since 2006 and has been a Kauffman trustee since 2003. Kreamer, who formerly headed the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation, has been a Kauffman trustee since 2006. McDonnell succeeds Carl Schramm, who was the Kauffman Foundation's CEO from 2002 until the end of 2011, when the board requested his resignation. Since January, Kauffman trustee Benno Schmidt has been acting as interim CEO while the board considered candidates to succeed Schramm. McDonnell has served or serves on a variety of nonprofit, civic and corporate boards, including previous service at Garmin, where co-founder and CEO Min Kao praised McDonnell as right for the top Kauffman job.

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