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

Katie Briscoe

Chris Cotten
Kansas City Parks and Recreation

Andrew Deister
Business Executive

Katrina Henke
Milbank Manufacturing, Board Chair

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

Jack Holland
Stifel Financial Corp., Managing Director

Dale Klose
PNC Bank, Southwest & Mountain Territory Executive

Elaine Drodge Koch
Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP, Partner

Theresa Kostrzewa
Capitol Advantage, Founder and President

Courtney Kounkel
Monarch Build, Founder and Owner

Josh Maxfield

Marny Sherman
Sherman Family Foundation

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)