Brandon Skidmore

Brandon Skidmore

Brandon Skidmore, who became the foundation’s president & CEO in April 2024, oversees the operations and philanthropic investments of the organization. He works in partnership with the Board of Trustees to provide leadership, vision and direction for the foundation.

Brandon formerly served as Vice President of Health Systems, where he oversaw the foundation’s work in public health, mental health, primary and acute care, and integrated care. He has worked extensively in recent years to expand the foundation’s national partnerships in the health systems space, including recent work with the Bipartisan Policy Center, Network for Excellence in Health Innovation, Well Being Trust Foundation, de Beaumont Foundation, Kresge Foundation, Pew Charitable Trusts and the CDC Foundation.

Brandon is a 13-year veteran of state government, having served in a variety of leadership positions within the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) prior to joining the foundation in 2016. 

A native of Augusta, Brandon has a Bachelor of Arts in Biology from the University of Kansas.

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