Our Team

Meet Our Fund Development 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.

Janice Benjamin, Vice President for Development | 913-945-5467

Victoria Bezzole, Donor Relations Coordinator | 913-945-5455 

Teresa Harris, Executive Assistant to the Vice President | 913-945-5467

Jeanne Hansey, Associate Development Director | 913-945-8995

Tammy Butterfield, Development Director, Corporations/Foundations | 913-945-8996

Lisa Bylund, Fund Program Manager | 913-945-8860

Julie Charest, Administrative Assistant to Senior Directors | 913-588-8244

Alexandra Clark, Gift Processor | 913-945-8147

Cara Davis, Associate Development Director, Cancer Services | 913-588-8187 

Ruth Gardner, Development Director | 913-588-4497

Marcella Jewell, Data Systems Program Manager | 913-945-8994

Courtney Johanning, Senior Development Director, Cancer Services | 913-588-4704

Jennifer Kappus, Donor 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

Robin Sanders, Gift Processor | 913-588-8008

Kerri Severns, Associate Development Director, Data & Financial Systems | 913-945-8281

Angel Smith, Events Project Coordinator | 913-945-9617

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