2023-2024 National WWI Museum and Memorial Board of Trustees Officers


Marty Nevshemal, Chair
MRIGlobal, Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer

Thomas Whittaker, Vice-Chair
JE Dunn Construction, Executive Vice President

Ram Shankar, Treasurer
UMB Financial Corporation, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Mary Jane Judy, Secretary
Polsinelli PC, Co-Office Managing Partner


2023-2024 National WWI Museum and Memorial Board of Trustees


Gerald Bauers
Engineering Professional, Representative of Parks and Recreation

Katie Briscoe
MMGY Global, Chief Executive Officer

Andrew Deister
Business Executive

Elizabeth Haden
Lathrop GPM LLP, Attorney

Katrina Henke
Milbank Manufacturing, Board Chair

Chris Hernandez
ECCO Select, Executive Vice President, Strategy and Operations

Dale Klose
PNC Bank, Executive Vice President

Elaine Drodge Koch
Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP, Partner

Theresa Kostrzewa
Capitol Advantage, Founder

Courtney Kounkel
Monarch Build, Founder and Owner

Josh Maxfield
Garmin International, General Counsel

Marny Sherman
Sherman Family Foundation, President

Rear Admiral Stanton Thompson (Ret.)
U.S. Navy (ret.)

John Thomson
PayIt, Chief Executive Officer and Founder

Richard Young Jr.
Benefit Trust Company, Principal


National WWI Museum and Memorial Trustees Emeriti


Henry W. Bloch (In Memory)

William H. Dunn Sr.

R. Crosby Kemper, Jr. (In Memory)