Hartsook Appoints New Board Members

Hartsook is pleased to announce the appointment of Terrance (Terry) P. Dunn and Robert (Bob) D. Regnier to its board of directors.

Matthew J. Beem, PhD, CFRE
Chairman and CEO, Hartsook

“I am proud to welcome Terry and Bob to Hartsook’s board,” said Hartsook Board Chairman and CEO Matt Beem. “They are exceptional leaders who bring extraordinary corporate and philanthropic experience and expertise. Their guidance and counsel is highly sought after, and I am honored to have them alongside me as Hartsook charts its trajectory of growth.”

Hartsook, an employee-owned company, is headquartered in Kansas City. The firm has served clients in all 50 states, Canada, 30 European nations, Australia and countries in Central and South America. With a team of nearly 100 consultants, support services team members and allied professionals, Hartsook is among the world’s largest fundraising consulting practices, helping thousands of nonprofits, of every size and sector, raise billions of dollars worldwide.

Terrence P. Dunn

Retired, President and CEO, JE Dunn Construction
Founder, DD Ranch Leawood

Terry Dunn retired from JE Dunn Construction Group in 2014. J.E. Dunn, a national construction firm founded in 1924 with 2018 revenues of more than $3 billion, became an ESOP-owned company in the last five years, after three generations of family ownership and leadership. Following his tenure at JE Dunn, Terry founded DD Ranch Leawood – a business home for senior executives who have retired from major companies and are staying actively engaged as investors, directors and entrepreneurs in corporate, civic and charitable initiatives.

Terry served as the Chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, Chairman of the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce, President of the American Cancer Society Central Kansas City Unit, Board Chair of Rockhurst University and Board Chair of KCU. Over the years, he has been active in many civic and community organizations such as the Boy Scouts of America National Executive Committee, Civic Council of Greater Kansas City, Kansas City Southern, Kansas University of Medicine and Biosciences, Midwest Research Institute, UMKC Bloch School and UMB Financial.

Robert D. Regnier

Chairman, President and CEO, Bank of Blue Valley

Bob Regnier started Bank of Blue Valley in 1989. Bank of Blue Valley is a locally-owned and operated community bank with five locations throughout Johnson County. Over the last 29 years, the Bank has grown to over $725 million in total assets. Earlier this year, Bank of Blue Valley – which Bob founded in 1989 – announced its $94 million sale to Heartland Financial USA. Bank of Blue Valley will merge with Morrill & Janes Bank and Trust, Heartland’s Kansas City affiliate. The merged entity will operate under the Bank of Blue Valley flag with Bob as Executive Chairman and CEO.

Bob is a former Chairman of the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce and is currently active as a member or on the board of directors of the Civic Council of Greater Kansas City, Union Station Kansas City, Konsa Valley Capital, Inc., Johnson County Community College Foundation and the University of Missouri Kansas City Foundation. He has received numerous honors including Philanthropist of the Year, Johnson Countian of the Year, Kansas Citian of the Year, Volunteer of the Year, UMKC Alumni award, NAACP MLK Legacy Award, Ernst & Young Financial Entrepreneur of the Year, Thinking Bigger Business Entrepreneurial Legacy Award and the Henry Bloch Human Relations Award.