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dr. Kevin Sansberry II

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Vice President of People, Values and Culture

As vice president of people, values and culture, Dr. Kevin Sansberry supports StriveTogether’s growth by building and leading the organization’s leadership and talent strategy, with a focus on diversity, equity and inclusion.

Kevin comes to StriveTogether from the University of Missouri-Kansas City, where he has held numerous positions since 2009. In his most recent role as assistant vice chancellor of human resources, he provided strategic direction for recruitment, onboarding and employee relations and led university-wide initiatives. Kevin also brings experience as an organizational effectiveness and leadership consultant in various industries, including retail, K-12 and nonprofit organizations.

Kevin earned his doctorate in business administration from the University of Missouri-St Louis. He earned his master’s of business administration from the University of Missouri-Kansas City, with an emphasis in leadership and change in human systems and general management, and received his bachelor’s degree in psychology and business administration from the University of Central Missouri.

Kevin is a certified consultant through The Myers & Briggs Foundation and the Center for Conflict Dynamics in both conflict resolution and interpersonal mediation. He has been an active member of several organizations and boards, including serving as president of the Missouri College and University Professional Association – Human Resources. Kevin, his wife and their two sons live in Cincinnati.

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communities in the cradle to career network are working to improve all of the systems that impact youth and families. share why one adjacent sector is important to you.

Justice! So much of our work is centered on equity. As we think about education, I am reminded of a quote by Nannie Helen Burroughs: “Education and justice are democracy’s only life insurance.” This adjacent sector is important as we examine inequalities that exist in the current structures and achieve our result of every child, cradle to career.

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