Kirby Hughes Gould

  • Vice President, North Central Zone of the Christian Church Foundation

Kirby Hughes Gould has been vice president for the North Central Zone of the Christian Church Foundation since October 1997, with an office in the Kansas City area. The Foundation assists Disciples of Christ churches and donors in the areas of endowments, bequests, planned gifts, and investments. She travels seven states on behalf of the Foundation. The Foundation currently manages over $650 million, including endowments, donor-advised funds, charitable trusts, and charitable gift annuities.

She has achieved the certifications of CFRE, ChFC, CASL and CAP. Kirby was a member of the board of the Mid-America Planned Giving Chapter for six years, serving as president in 2011. She was a member of the national CGP (PPP) board of directors from 2013-2015. Kirby is a member of the editorial board of Planned Giving Today, and has spoken at several CGP (PPP) chapters and councils throughout the country.