Staffing note regarding COVID-19: Because of the outbreak of COVID-19, and at the direction of local, state, and federal leaders, ArtsKC staff is working remotely from their homes. We will resume in-office work once it is safe to do so. In the interim, we invite you to contact us via email or phone, and we will follow up with your request as we are able. Thank you for your understanding.

The Team at ArtsKC

Dana M. Knapp
President & CEO
816.994.9227 |

Kathryn Walker
Vice President of Finance & Operations
816.994.9228 |

Godfrey Riddle
Director of Resource Development
816.994.9222 |

Sammy Fosah
Senior Accounting & Operations Manager
816.994.9221 |

Moriah Hillson
Senior Program Manager, Audience Development
816.994.9226 |

Heather Beffa
Program Manager, Grants
816.994.9237 |
Schedule a meeting with Heather

Branden Haralson
Communications Manager, Engagement & Public Policy
816.994.9224 |

Leslie Escareno
Communications & Program Associate
816.994.9232 |

Anna Fiorella

Business Engagement Manager
816.994.9240 |

Kristi Vassar
Accounting & Operations Coordinator
816.994.9225 |

Anna Joy Walker
Executive & Strategic Relations Manager
816.994.9246 |
Schedule a meeting with Anna Joy

Staff photos by Tom Styrkowicz of