As an educator, business executive, and father, Kirk is passionate about issues that impact all Kansans. The pillars of his campaign - Education, Equity, and the Economy - are based on his personal experiences that drive his passion to serve Kansas. He strongly believes in public education and the autonomy of local educational agencies.
He will work to champion affordable, quality healthcare, including mental healthcare, for all Kansans and he has the business background needed to help keep the Kansas economy strong. His experiences in business entrepreneur leadership, banking retail services, and as a manager and administrator in both the public and private sectors bring a wealth of knowledge in service to the Kansas economy.