Brian Henke

Director of Operations

Brian Henke is the Director of Operations for the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, where he provides support for the Foundation’s managed contracts, onsite vendors, and internal policies and procedures. Henke previously served as the Director of Finance and Operations for Kauffman Scholars, a scholarship program designed to help low-income urban students in Kansas City prepare for and complete a college education.

Prior to joining the Kauffman Foundation, Henke led the internal finance and operations teams for several for-profit and nonprofit organizations throughout the United States.  He started his career as a tax consultant with Arthur Anderson, LLP where he was responsible for the planning and execution of income tax review and preparation for corporate clients.

Henke earned a Bachelor of Science in accounting from the University of Missouri – Columbia.

Henke is deeply involved in the Kanas City community, volunteering his time to serve on various boards throughout the metro area.