Steven LaNasa is the senior vice president and Chief Administrative Officer at Skilled KC. He leads the various departments and coordinates Skilled KC’s efforts with the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.
Prior to joining the team, Steve was formerly the president of Donnelly College in Kansas City, Kan. His administrative experience also includes leadership roles in academic, fiscal, and student affairs, as well as human resources and information technology. As a faculty member, his research and teaching focus on college access, organizational performance, and student success. He holds a Ph.D. from Penn State where he served in the Center for the Study of Higher Education, and an M.P.A. from the Schar School of Policy and Government at George Mason University.
When not working on education, he enjoys spending time on the water, traveling, and following SEC sports.