Terry Dunn

Chairman of the Board and Executive Committee

Former Chief Executive Officer, J.E. Dunn Construction Group Inc.; Founder, DD Ranch Leawood

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 40 years with JE Dunn
  • 27 years as its President with progression to CEO
EDUCATION
  • BS-Business Administration, Rockhurst University, 1971
  • MBA-Business Administration, University of Missouri at Kansas City, 1973
ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITY
  • CEO & President, JE Dunn Construction Group, Inc
    • Founded in 1924, JE Dunn is a $2.2 Billion US Construction company with 20+ regional offices and 2,500 employees. During his tenure, this company has grown from $100 Million to its top ranking as the 12th largest contractor in the US, as noted by the ENR. As of January 2014, he assumed this position after the successful internal promotion of candidate to CEO of JE Dunn Construction Company. From 1989 to 2013, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of JE Dunn Construction Company and is currently President and CEO of JE Dunn Construction Group, Inc., the holding company for JE Dunn Construction Company and other affiliates across the nation. Terry joined JE Dunn as Contract Officer and was made Vice President and Treasurer in 1978. He was promoted to Senior Vice President in 1979, Executive Vice President in 1980, President in 1986, and Chief Executive Officer in 1989.
CURRENT BOARD POSITIONS – CORPORATE
  • Kansas City Southern:Compensation Committee (Chair), Governance Committee & Audit Committee (NYSE: KSU) An international transportation and railroad company with revenues of $2.6 billion and employment of 6,200 people.
  • UMB Financial: Lead Director, Governance & Nominating Committee (Chair)
  • (NASDAQ: UMBF) Bank ranked “top 10” on the Forbes list of nation’s best banks with assets of $11 Billion and 3,500 employees.
  • MPG Ingredients, Inc: Board of Directors
  • TechAccel: Board of Directors, Board Chair
  • JE Dunn Construction Group: Executive Committee, Executive Compensation Committee
PAST BUSINESS BOARDS
  • Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, Chairman & Board Member
  • Commerce Bank of Kansas City (NASDAQ: CBSH), Board Member
  • H&R Block Bank (NYSE: HRB), Board Member
  • Builders Association, Education Committee Chairman
  • Center for Business Innovation, Board Member
  • Center for Management Assistance, Board Member
  • Economic Development Corporation, Board Member and Vice Chairman
  • Farm & Home Savings & Loan, Board Member
  • Kansas City Area Dev Council, Board Member
CURRENT BOARD POSITIONS – CIVIC
  • Boy Scouts of America – Heart of America Council, Board Member and Former President
  • Civic Council of Greater Kansas City, Board Member and Former Chairman
  • The Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce, Board Member and Chair Elect 2014
  • MRI Global – Board of Trustees, Audit Committee
  • UMKC Bloch School, Board Member
  • UMKC Foundation, Trustee & Vice Chairman
PAST CIVIC BOARDS
  • American Cancer Society-Central Kansas City, Unit President
  • Boy Scouts of America – National Executive Committee, Board Member and Vice President
  • Capital for Entrepreneurs, Inc., Board Member
  • Catholic Charities, Board Member
  • Catholic Education Foundation, Board Member
  • Catholic Housing Services, Board Member
  • Crippled Children’s Nursery School, Board Member
  • Crittenton , Board Member and Chairman
  • Heart of America United Way, Board Member and Past President
  • Kansas City Area Hospital Association, Board Member
  • Kansas City Industrial Foundation, Director and Vice Chairman
  • Kansas City President’s Organization, Member
  • Kansas City Tomorrow Alumni Association
  • Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, Chairman and Trustee
  • Laborer’s Health and Welfare Board of Trustees, Board Member
  • Learning Exchange, Chairman and Board Member
  • Market Area Development Corporation, Board Member
  • Mid-America Coalition on Health Care, Board Member
  • Missouri Colleges Fund, Inc., Chairman
  • Rockhurst University, Board of Trustees and Chairman
  • Ronald McDonald House, Board Member and Vice President
  • Order of St Thomas, Board of Trustees
  • Park University , Board of Visitors
  • Partnership for Children, Board Member
  • Quanta Services, Inc., Board Member
  • Saint Luke’s Hospital, Board Member
  • Salvation Army, Board Member
  • Share, Inc., Board Member
  • Sisters of St. Francis of the Holy Eucharist, Advisory Council
  • Starlight Theater, Board Member
  • Swope Community Enterprises, Board Member
  • University of Kansas City, Board of Trustees
  • Young Presidents’ Organization, Chairman