Jennifer Ingraham is a working mother with 25+ years of experience in fundraising for the arts and higher education sectors. She is an Assistant Vice President for the UMKC Foundation where she provides strategic leadership for a number of university philanthropic priorities. Prior to joining the UMKC Foundation, Jennifer served in fundraising and/or corporate sponsorship roles with Kansas City Rep (where she led the capital campaign that resulted in a renovated and expanded theater), Park University, the University of Missouri-Kansas City, The Kansas City Star and the Kansas City Symphony.
Jennifer serves the Greater Kansas City community through her board service to the PIEA Crossroads Arts Advisory Committee (appointed by former Mayor Sly James), Coterie Theater, Madam President Camp, Tri County Mental Health Services Foundation and WIN for KC. Jennifer also contributes time to the Greater Missouri Leadership Foundation, NonProfit Connect, UnitedWE Advisory Board, and her P.E.O. Chapter. Jennifer earned her Bachelor of Arts in Communication with a Minor in Music from Drury University and a Masters in Integrated Marketing Communications from the University of Kansas.
Jennifer and her husband, Jason, have a daughter, Lauren, and a son, Evan.