Board of Directors

 

Stowers Institute for Medical Research  
   

 

Virginia G. Stowers

Co-Founder
Stowers Institute for Medical Research

Richard W. Brown (Chairman)

Chairman of the Board of Directors
Stowers Institute for Medical Research
Stowers Resource Management
American Century Companies, Inc.
BioMed Valley Discoveries, Inc.
   

David M. Chao, Ph.D.

President and Chief Executive Officer    
Stowers Institute for Medical Research
President and Chief Executive Officer
BioMed Valley Discoveries, Inc.


Abby Freeman

Former Executive Vice President for Administration  
Stowers Resource Management

   

Robert E. Krumlauf, Ph.D.

Scientific Director
Stowers Institute for Medical Research
Investigator
Stowers Institute for Medical Research
Professor
Department of Anatomy & Cell Biology
The University of Kansas School of Medicine
Professor
Department of Oral Biology
University of Missouri at Kansas City School of Dentistry


Roderick L. Sturgeon

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer    
Stowers Resource Management

 

 

Jonathan S. Thomas

President and Chief Executive Officer    
American Century Investments

David A. Welte

Executive Vice President and General Counsel    
Stowers Resource Management
   
   
Stowers Resource Management  

Stowers Resource Management (SRM) is a Supporting Organization as that term is defined in the Internal Revenue Code. As such, it is a public charity.  Its primary function as a legal entity is to support the Stowers Institute for Medical Research.
   

Virginia G. Stowers

Co-Founder   
Stowers Institute for Medical Research

James E. Stowers III

Owner   
Oxford Companies
   

Richard Brown (Chairman)

Chairman of the Board of Directors
Stowers Institute for Medical Research and
Stowers Resource Management
American Century Companies, Inc.
BioMed Valley Discoveries, Inc.

David M. Chao, Ph.D.

President and Chief Executive Officer    
Stowers Institute for Medical Research
President and Chief Executive Officer 
BioMed Valley Discoveries, Inc.
   

Abby Freeman

Former Executive Vice President for Administration  
Stowers Resource Management

Clifford W. Illig

Co-Founder and Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors    
Cerner Corporation
   

Gina Kaiser

Former Chair of the Board of Directors
Menorah Legacy Foundation
Former General Counsel
Health Midwest

Robert E. Krumlauf, Ph.D.

Scientific Director
Stowers Institute for Medical Research
Investigator
Stowers Institute for Medical Research
Professor
Department of Anatomy & Cell Biology
The University of Kansas School of Medicine
Professor
Department of Oral Biology
University of Missouri at Kansas City School of Dentistry
   

Robert E. Peterson, D.D.S.

Retired Dentist
Retired Clinical Associate Professor
The University of Missouri at Kansas City School of Dentistry

Cici Rojas

Chief Executive Officer
Tico Productions LLC & Tico Sports
   

Roderick L. Sturgeon

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer    
Stowers Resource Management

Maurice Watson

Partner   
Husch Blackwell
   

David A. Welte

Executive Vice President and General Counsel    
Stowers Resource Management

Julie Wilson

Executive Vice President and Chief People Officer
Cerner Corporation
   

To satisfy its responsibilities, SRM manages the endowment, and provides comprehensive corporate governance and essential corporate functions, including research support, financial services, accounting, grants administration, legal, human resources, information technology, and procurement.