Bloch Welcomes Five New Staff Members

Bloch Welcomes Five New Staff Members

The UMKC Henry W. Bloch School of Management continues to grow. Recently, five new staff members have come on board to service the areas of Executive Education, the Regnier Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation and Special Events.

Stephanie Campbell, MBA, Assistant Director and Program Coordinator, Regnier Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Stephanie Campbell, MBA has joined the Regnier Institute as an Assistant Director and Program Coordinator. Her main responsibilities include overseeing the non-degree community programs within the Regnier Institute, as well as curriculum for the Ph.D. and online programs. Campbell received a Bachelor of Science in Journalism from the University of Kansas and an MBA from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Before her employment at the Regnier Institute, she served as an adjunct instructor at UMKC and a season marketing director with Theater League, Inc.  Campbell can be reached at or 816-235-6115.

Brian Daly, M.S., Assistant Director for Executive Program Delivery, Bloch Executive Education

Brian Daly joins Bloch Executive Education as the Assistant Director for Executive Program Delivery. In this role, Brian oversees the delivery of multiple programs designed for executive clients in order to ensure quality and client success. Included in this list of programs are the EMBA, custom client training offerings and open enrollment seminars.

Over the past decade Daly has helped design and produce training programs within the Harvard University network that have reached professionals from around the world. While working with the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Daly was Assistant Director for Education at the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative where online, classroom and field-based simulation training was delivered to the next generation of humanitarian leaders. He also helped create customized learning solutions for organizations such as the World Health Organization.

Daly holds a Master of Science in Organizational Learning and Development from Suffolk University where and has been involved in research design for evaluating the correlation between stress and application of learning in simulation training. Daly can be contacted at or 816-235-5439.

Danielle Harris, Executive Assistant, Bloch Executive Education

Danielle Harris serves as the Executive Assistant in Bloch Executive Education. Harris graduated from UMKC’s Henry W. Bloch School of Management with a Bachelor of Business Administration. Before taking her current position with the Bloch School, Harris held several roles with UMB Financial Corporation, most recently serving as a Commercial Credit Analyst. Harris can be reached at or 816-235-6071.

Naomi O’Donnell, Office Support Assistant, Regnier Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Naomi O’Donnell has joined the Regnier Institute as an Office Support Assistant. Coming to Bloch after serving as an Office Assistant for Travel Management Services at Indiana University-Bloomington, O’Donnell has experience with graphic design, communications and event coordination. O’Donnell can be contact at or 816-235-6200.

Chelsea Tapken, Special Events Coordinator

Chelsea Tapken joined the Bloch School and UMKC Special Events as a Special Events Coordinator. She will be responsible for overseeing and implementing all major community outreach events. A 2013 graduate of Truman State University, Tapken served as a Consulting Program Coordinator with Cerner Corporation before joining the Bloch School. Tapken can be reached at or 816-235-6246.

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