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Wendy Guillies

CEO & President, Kauffman Foundation

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 Wendy Guillies Biography

Wendy Guillies is the president and chief executive officer of the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. Established in Kansas City, Missouri, by the late entrepreneur and philanthropist, Ewing Marion Kauffman, the Foundation is one of the largest private foundations in the United States with an asset base of more than $2 billion.

In her role, Guillies works in close partnership with the Foundation’s Board of Trustees and senior leadership team to realize Ewing Kauffman’s vision of fostering a society of economically independent individuals who are engaged citizens in their communities. In service of this vision, the Foundation focuses grantmaking and operations on two areas – education and entrepreneurship – that Ewing Kauffman saw as two ends of a continuum.

Guillies joined the Foundation in April 2000, and has played an instrumental role in not only leading the Foundation team, but also building the Foundation’s local, national and global reputation as a thought leader and innovator in its fields. Among her accomplishments, she developed, launched and has overseen the growth of one of the Kauffman Foundation’s most far-reaching and highly-leveraged initiatives in Global Entrepreneurship Week, now in its eighth year and involving a big effort in Kansas City and in communities in 150 countries around the world.

Guillies serves on the board of Kauffman FastTrac, the Foundation's longest-running entrepreneurship education program. She was appointed in 2014 to the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce's Board of Directors and Executive Committee. She also was selected for the 2014 class of Women Executives in Kansas City by Ingram's magazine. She is an alumnus of Kansas City Centurions, a civic leadership program of the Chamber of Commerce.

Guillies is a native of Kansas City, Kansas, and she and her husband are the proud parents of two daughters. She is a graduate of the University of Nebraska.

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Wendy Guillies

CEO & President, Kauffman Foundation

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Wendy Guillies Biography

Wendy Guillies is the president and chief executive officer of the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. Established in Kansas City, Missouri, by the late entrepreneur and philanthropist, Ewing Marion Kauffman, the Foundation is one of the largest private foundations in the United States with an asset base of more than $2 billion.

In her role, Guillies works in close partnership with the Foundation’s Board of Trustees and senior leadership team to realize Ewing Kauffman’s vision of fostering a society of economically independent individuals who are engaged citizens in their communities. In service of this vision, the Foundation focuses grantmaking and operations on two areas – education and entrepreneurship – that Ewing Kauffman saw as two ends of a continuum.

Guillies joined the Foundation in April 2000, and has played an instrumental role in not only leading the Foundation team, but also building the Foundation’s local, national and global reputation as a thought leader and innovator in its fields. Among her accomplishments, she developed, launched and has overseen the growth of one of the Kauffman Foundation’s most far-reaching and highly-leveraged initiatives in Global Entrepreneurship Week, now in its eighth year and involving a big effort in Kansas City and in communities in 150 countries around the world.

Guillies serves on the board of Kauffman FastTrac, the Foundation's longest-running entrepreneurship education program. She was appointed in 2014 to the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce's Board of Directors and Executive Committee. She also was selected for the 2014 class of Women Executives in Kansas City by Ingram's magazine. She is an alumnus of Kansas City Centurions, a civic leadership program of the Chamber of Commerce.

Guillies is a native of Kansas City, Kansas, and she and her husband are the proud parents of two daughters. She is a graduate of the University of Nebraska.

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  • How to book Wendy Guillies?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Wendy Guillies for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Wendy Guillies, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Wendy Guillies or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Wendy Guillies?

    Booking fees for Wendy Guillies, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Wendy Guillies, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Wendy Guillies?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Wendy Guillies for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Wendy Guillies for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Wendy Guillies or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Wendy Guillies or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

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