January 11, 2018
KSU Foundation: A new year of hires and promotions
The Kansas State University Foundation hired three new team members recently and promoted five. Kendra Dekat has been hired as donor engagement coordinator after several years in event planning to include recent work with the Manhattan Area Chamber of Commerce and Manhattan Convention and Visitors Bureau.
Anani Eble, a 2011 K-State graduate, has been hired as the foundation's new donor compliance manager. Eble has worked in the banking industry, with a focus in compliance, training and assisting with the launch of new software tools.
Emily Legg has been hired as the new KSU Foundation talent coordinator. Legg is a recent University of Kansas graduate with a Bachelor of Science in finance and most recently worked onboarding and supporting new hires for KU Endowment.
Eric Holderness has been promoted to associate vice president of development. Ben Johnson has been promoted to senior director of planned giving. Chris Spooner is now an associate vice president of development. Kent Sedlacek now serves as senior director of gift, estate and trust planning, and Sheila Walker has been promoted to associate vice president of development.
As Kansas State University's strategic partner for philanthropy, the KSU Foundation inspires and guides philanthropy toward university priorities to boldly advance K-State family. The foundation is leading Innovation and Inspiration: The Campaign for Kansas State University to raise $1.4 billion for student success, faculty development, facility enhancement and programmatic success. Visit ksufoundation.org for more information.