Board of Trustees
Chairman of the Board
Christian K. Keesee
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Christian Keesee is the chairman of Kirkpatrick Bank, Kirkpatrick Oil & Gas Company, and Time Car. 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 GreenBox Arts, and the Brett Weston Archive. Mr. Keesee also sits on many cultural and philanthropic boards, including the Oklahoma City Community Foundation, the Frick Collection, American Ballet Theater, Allied Arts of Oklahoma City, American Friends of the Tate, and the National Council for the Humane Society of the United States.
Keesee is involved in patriotic and genealogical organizations, including First Families of Virginia and First Families of the Twin Territories, and his interests include ballet, opera, travel, animal well-being, and photography. He and his son, Blake, live in Oklahoma City and New York City.