Our Team

Our Fund Development team helps make our health system's mission possible by working behind the scenes to secure philanthropic gifts from generous individuals and families, corporations and businesses, and organizations and foundations. Located at our Westwood Campus in Westwood, Kansas, our team is at the ready to help you find a giving opportunity that is meaningful to you.

By donating to The University of Kansas Health System, you make a difference in the lives of people in the Kansas City region and beyond. Make a gift online today and help transform the future of academic medicine.

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Make a difference in the lives of thousands of patients in Kansas City, the region and beyond. Your gift will help us provide the best care to patients and families today and for years in the future.

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  • Teresa Alagna, Executive Assistant to the Vice President | 913-945-5467
  • Janice Benjamin, Vice President for Development | 913-945-5467
  • Victoria Bezzole, Donor Relations Coordinator | 913-945-5455
  • Tammy Butterfield, Development Director, Corporations/Foundations | 913-945-8996
  • Jeanne Hansey, Associate Development Director | 913-945-8995
  • Julie Charest, Administrative Assistant to Senior Directors | 913-588-8244
  • Cara Davis, Associate Development Director, Cancer Services | 913-588-8187
  • Tiffany Friend, Events Project Coordinator | 913-945-5726
  • Kristi Hettrick, Development Director, Cardiac Services | 
  • Marcella Jewell, Data Systems Program Manager | 913-945-8994
  • Courtney Johanning, Senior Development Director, Major Gifts | 913-588-4704
  • Jennifer Kappus, Engagement Program Manager | 913-945-9149
  • Lindsay McPhail, Senior Director, Fundraising Operations | 913-588-5971
  • Kathy Phelps, Development Director, Donor & Prospect Management and Stewardship | 913-945-8993
  • Jen Poppe, Associate Director of Donor Communications | 913-945-9356
  • Kerri Severns, Associate Development Director, Data & Financial Systems | 913-945-8281
  • Angel Smith, Events Project Coordinator | 913-945-9617
  • Aubry Spencer, Development Coordinator | 913-945-6126

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