The senior leadership of Crazy Horse Memorial® is the Chief Executive Officer. The Chief Executive Officer of Crazy Horse Memorial Foundation serves to ensure that the overall operations of the Memorial are conducted in keeping with the direction set by the Board of Directors.
Joseph A. Konkol
Interim Chief Executive Officer
Joseph A Konkol is serving as the Interim CEO for the Foundation. Until he stepped into his current role, he served as the Vice President of Finance at the Memorial. He has been at Crazy Horse Memorial for over 25 years with expertise in financing and nonprofit accounting management.
Prior to joining the Foundation, Joe served as the Payroll/Grant Accountant at St. John’s University in Minnesota. Joe earned a bachelor’s degree in Accounting at Southwest State University (now Southwest Minnesota State University) and passed the CPA exam in 1988.
Joe enjoys spending time with his children and grandchildren, working out in the yard, hunting, and sports.