Museum of the Bible Leadership

Ken McKenzie

Chief Executive Officer
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Ken McKenzie serves as the Chief Executive Officer for Museum of the Bible. He joined the museum in November 2018 and oversees the executive team and over 300 museum employees. McKenzie provides strategic leadership to this new museum, directing all functions related to the museum’s mission to invite all people to engage with the Bible.

Ken has spent some 37 years in the aviation field. Prior to joining Museum of the Bible, he worked as the Executive Vice President, Customers, and, before that, served as Chief Operation Officer and as Senior Vice President, Strategy & Corporate Development, for Airbus Americas. He has served as the Chief Operating Officer for Spirit Airlines, the Executive Vice President of WestJet and as the program director of the West African Flight Program for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.

Ken was a pilot in the Royal Canadian Air Force for 14 years and holds an FAA Airline Transport Pilot’s license, Transport Canada Airline Transport Pilot’s license and Transport Canada Commercial Helicopter Pilot’s license. A native of Sioux Lookout, Ontario, Canada, he received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Manitoba, and a master’s in business administration from Strayer University. He has also successfully completed the Ivey Executive Program of the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario and is currently enrolled at Liberty University working on a doctoral degree in business administration.

He and his wife, Sonia, have two daughters: Monika and Haley.

Jeffrey Kloha

Chief Curatorial Officer
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Jeffrey Kloha joined Museum of the Bible in summer 2017. He manages the Museum of the Bible Education, Scholars Initiative, Exhibits, Curatorial and Collections departments and is responsible for executing those departments’ strategic plans, along with managing other professionals.

Jeff previously served 18 years as professor of New Testament at Concordia Seminary in St. Louis, and also served Concordia as provost/chief academic officer. During that time, he oversaw two accreditation processes, transitioned the institution from quarters to semesters, steered the development of new curricula and managed strategic planning for the institution. He earned the Ph.D. from the University of Leeds.

His areas of teaching and research include the textual and canonical history of the early Christian writings, hermeneutics, and the Pauline Epistles. Jeff is co-editor of Texts and Traditions: Essays in Honour of J. K. Elliott (Brill, 2014) and The Press of the Text: Biblical Studies in Honor of James W. Voelz (Pickwick, 2017). He has published peer-reviewed essays in the areas of New Testament textual criticism and the use of New Testament texts in early Christianity. He is a frequent conference presenter, radio guest and television documentary commentator.

Dave Suey

Chief Administrative Officer
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Dave Suey is the Chief Administrative Officer for Museum of the Bible, where he oversees the HR, IT and Finance departments. He most recently served as the Director of Pharmacy and Retail Operations for Walgreens.

In his 32-year career at Walgreens, Dave worked his way from Assistant Manager to Director of Pharmacy and Retail Operations. In his most recent position, he was responsible for over 60 stores in Oklahoma City, western Oklahoma and Amarillo, TX, and for two years in Wichita and western Kansas. He managed business performance and talent development and was responsible for full box ownership of both front-end sales and the pharmacy. Dave helped people develop professionally and managed a pipeline for future leaders. He has a passion for leading, building relationships, business and achieving results.

Born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri, Dave attended Southwest Missouri State University (now Missouri State University) and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in marketing. He and his wife, Laura, have been married nearly 32 years and have three children: David, Morgan and Luke, and two grandchildren.

Donna Jonas

Chief Operating Officer
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Donna Jonas serves as the Chief Operating Officer for Museum of the Bible, responsible for Revenue, Guest Relations, Facilities, Events, and Security departments.

Donna spent 15 years in the U.S. government. Prior to joining the museum, she worked for the Office of Chief Legislative Liaison as the U.S. Army Senate Liaison Deputy Chief. She is a former active duty U.S. Army Aviation Officer and combat veteran. As a Senior AH-64D Apache pilot, she deployed three times with the 101st Airborne Division. In 2012, Donna was selected to be a Joint Chiefs of Staff, Office of the Secretary of Defense, Army Staff intern. During this program, she served in the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Under Secretary of Defense for Policy on the Afghanistan Team managing a number of portfolios. She has a passion for leadership and service.

Donna holds a Bachelor of Science in French from the University of Missouri and a master’s degree from Georgetown University’s McCourt School of Public Policy. She also serves as a National Security Fellow for the Foundation for Defense of Democracies.