Center Staff

Samantha Ruggles

Executive Director

(pronouns: she/her)

In addition to managing the day-to-day activities of the Kansas City Center for Inclusion, Samantha also serves as Executive Director of Transfinity KC Chorus and administrator for the Equal Trans Support Group. Currently attending UMKC Henry W. Bloch School of Management earning a certificate in Non Profit Management and Fundraising while transitioning from a career of earning to a vocation of giving through Transgender Awareness, Advocacy and service to the LGBTQIA+ Community and marginalized populations.

Craig Auman

Finance Director

(pronouns: he/him)

An accountant by trade for one of the most recognizable architecture firms in the greater Kansas City area, Craig’s tireless devotion to the people of KCCI rings true through his contribution as Finance Director. Managing the funds of our growing organization, as well as advising on financial matters, Craig is a phenomenal advocate for KCCI.