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Christian Keesee

Chairman, Kirkpatrick Foundation

Christian Keesee is the chairman of Kirkpatrick Bank and Kirkpatrick Oil & Gas Company. Mr. Keesee also leads two philanthropic organizations as chairman of the Kirkpatrick Foundation and president of the Kirkpatrick Family Fund, both based in Oklahoma City. Active in the arts and arts education, he is president and founder of Oklahoma Contemporary, Marfa Contemporary, and Green Box Arts, and the Brett Weston Archive. Mr. Keesee also sits on many cultural and philanthropic boards, including the Oklahoma City Community Foundation, American Ballet Theater, the Tate Americas Foundation, the contemporary committee of the Metropolitan Museum, the National Council for the Humane Society of the United States, and is a member of the Director's Circle of the Frick Collection.