Nancy Kaiser-Caplan has served as Director of Development for Lied Center of Kansas at the University of Kansas, Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey, DeLaSalle Education Center and Kansas City Symphony. She has provided executive assistance for the Vail Institute for the Performing Arts, Vail, Colorado and Napa Valley Opera House, Napa, California.
After 30 years of fund development experience, hundreds of thousands of dollars raised and mentoring nonprofit boards and staff members, Nancy will still tell you her most important role is that of a mother.
Daughters Sadie and Emmie have strong connections to philanthropy. Sadie owns SKC Marketing, and she has spent countless hours assisting nonprofits, small businesses and other charities in Washington D.C and volunteers in a number of organizations in the nation's capitol. Emmie has spent time living and teaching in Costa Rica, and her career has been dedicated to advocacy for victims of crime. She earned her Master's in Social Work degree and currently works as a counselor for survivors of trauma in Greenville SC.
Nancy’s husband of 35 years has spent his career providing economic development expertise to cities, counties and private entities throughout the world.
Education: The University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, BS Degree, Theatre Education and University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, MA Degree, Theatre/Acting and Directing. Thesis: K-12 Creative Dramatics and Children’s Theatre Curriculum.