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Quentin Hope

Quentin HopeKansas Historical Foundation
Board of Directors
Elected to board: 2008

Quentin Hope earned a bachelor’s degree in communications studies from Oberlin College. He earned a master’s degree in public and private management from the Yale School of Organization and Management.

Hope is an independent senior engagement manager and senior fellow in the Change Center and Organization Design Practice of McKinsey & Company, an international management consulting firm. He has served clients in the telecommunications, transportation, and energy industries, primarily in the areas of organization design, organization effectiveness, and change management.

He served on the Columbia Journalism School Sulzberger Leadership Program faculty. He led the field research and co-authored with Jon Katzenbach the book Real Change Leaders and authored the Real Change Leader's Handbook for Action (Random House, 1996).

Hope founded and served as executive director of High Plains Public Radio, which covers the High Plains region of Kansas, Colorado, Oklahoma, and Texas. He now serves as president of its board. He has also served as treasurer of Colorado Humanities and on the Kansas Humanities Council.

Hope was first elected to the Kansas Historical Foundation Board of Directors in 2008, where he served until 2017 when he was elected to the honorary board.