Kansas Directory of Economic Development Organizations
Kansas Directory of Economic Development Organizations.

Quick Facts

Kansas Governor Laura Kelly

  • Capital: Topeka
  • Population (2017 Est.): 2,913,123
  • Largest Cities (2017): Wichita, 390,591; Overland Park, 191,278; Kansas City, 152,938; Olathe, 137,472; Topeka, 126,587
  • Targeted Industries: Bioscience, Value Added Agriculture & Food Processing, Distribution, Alternative Energy, Advanced Manufacturing/Aerospace
  • Key Incentives: Promoting Employment Across Kansas (PEAK), High Performance Incentive Program (HPIP), Kansas Industrial Training (KIT), Kansas Industrial Retraining (KIR), Real Property Tax Abatement, Statutory Personal Property Tax Exemption, Community Development Block Grant Program, Work Opportunity Tax Credit
  • GDP (All Industry 2017): $157.8 billion*

*Bureau of Economic Analysis, U.S. Department of Commerce

kansas

For the latest Kansas incentives, click this link.

Overland Park Chamber Economic Development Council (OPEDC)

Beth Johnson, CEcD
Senior Vice President of Economic Development
9001 West 110th Street, Suite 150
Overland Park, KS 66210 66210
913-766-7612
[email protected]
www.opedc.org

Overland Park is the Midwest’s leading suburban business community offering 26 million square feet of office space, the lowest taxes in the Kansas City metro and schools ranked in the top 8% nationally.

Joplin Regional Partnership

Kevin Welch
Director of Regional Marketing
320 East Fourth Street
Joplin, MO 64801
417-624-4150
[email protected]
www.joplinregionalpartnership.com

For companies seeking a central location in the United States, excellent transportation connections and capable and a hard-working labor force, the Joplin Region of Missouri, Kansas & Oklahoma is a great place to call home.

Kansas Department of Commerce

Tricia Kensinger
Marketing Executive
1000 SW Jackson Street, Suite 100
Topeka, KS 66612-1354
785-296-7911
[email protected]
www.kansascommerce.gov

The Kansas Department of Commerce empowers individuals, businesses and communities to achieve prosperity by leveraging programs and services that create jobs and investment, provide workforce training and encourage community development.

State Listings

Kansas Chamber of Commerce

Alan Cobb
President & CEO
835 SW Topeka Boulevard
Topeka, KS 66612
785-357-6321
[email protected]
www.kansaschamber.org

 

Utility Listings

Kansas City Board of Public Utilities


Director, Economic Development & Retail Services
540 Minnesota Avenue
Kansas City, KS 66101
913-573-9014
[email protected]
www.bpu.com

Black Hills Energy

Davin Morris
Customer Relations Representative (Kansas)
3845 West Harry
Wichita, KS 67213-1450
316-941-1634
[email protected]
www.blackhillsenergy.com

 

Regional Listings

Western Kansas Rural Economic Development Alliance (wKREDA)

Christy Hopkins
President
P.O. Box 980
Hays, KS 67601
800-982-3501
[email protected]
www.wkreda.com

Southeast Kansas Inc.

Don Alexander
President
P.O. Box 1262
Pittsburg, KS 66762
620-670-4859
[email protected]
sekinc.org

South Central Kansas Economic Development District

Steven Wilkinson
Executive Director
9730 East 50th Street N
Bel Aire, KS 67226
316-262-7035
[email protected]
www.sckedd.org

Regional Development Association of East Central Kansas

Kent Heermann, CEcD
President
719 Commercial Street
Emporia, KS 66801
620-342-1600
[email protected]
www.emporiarda.org

Greater Wichita Partnership

Tammy Nolan
Director of Marketing & Business Development
501 East Douglas Avenue
Wichita, KS 67202
316-268-1128
[email protected]
www.greaterwichitapartnership.org

 

County Listings

Stafford County Economic Development

Carolyn Dunn
Executive Director
Courthouse Annex, 210 East 3rd, P.O. Box 233
St. John, KS 67576
620-549-3527
[email protected]
www.staffordecodevo.com

Franklin County Development Council

Jonathan Roberts
Executive Director
109 East 2nd Street
Ottawa, KS 66067
785-242-1000
[email protected]
www.thinkfranklinco.org

Economic Development Corporation of Lawrence & Douglas County

Steve Kelly
Vice President of Economic Development
718 New Hampshire Street
Lawrence, KS 66044
785-865-4411
[email protected]
www.edclawrence.com

Grow Hays (Ellis County)

Doug Williams
Executive Director
2700 Vine Street
Hays, KS 67601
785-628-3102
[email protected]
www.haysamerica.net

Marion County Economic Development

Randy Collett
Director
208 Santa Fe Street
Marion, KS 66861
620-382-3703
[email protected]
www.marionksdevelopment.com

Sumner County Economic Development

Stacy Davis
Executive Director
314 North Washington Avenue, P.O. Box 279
Wellington, KS 67152
620-326-8779
[email protected]
www.gosumner.com

Pawnee County Economic Development Commission

Alexandra (Lessard) Filbert
Executive Director
502 Broadway Street
Larned, KS 67550
620-285-6916
[email protected]
www.larnedks.org

Jefferson County Economic Development

Pam Anderson
Director
300 Jefferson Street, P.O. Box 104
Oskaloosa, KS 66066
785-403-0781
[email protected]
www.jfcountyks.com

Wyandotte Economic Development Council

Greg Kindle
President
727 Minnesota Avenue, P.O. Box 171337
Kansas City, KS 66117
913-371-3198
[email protected]
www.wyedc.org/

Southwest Johnson County Economic Development

Greg Martinette
President & CEO
One New Century Parkway
New Century, KS 66031
913-489-3990
[email protected]
www.swjocoksedc.com

Sedgwick County Economic Development

Sherdeill Breathett
Economic Development
525 North Main, Suite 823
Wichita, KS 67203
316-660-7591
[email protected]
www.sedgwickcounty.org

Republic County Economic Development Corporation

Luke Mahin
Director
314 Main Street
Courtland, KS 66939
785-527-2310
[email protected]
www.republiccountykansas.com

Pottawatomie County Economic Development Corporation (PCEDC)

Jack Allston
Executive Director
1004 Lincoln Avenue, P.O. Box 288
Wamego, KS 66547
785-456-9776
[email protected]
www.ecodevo.com

Northeast Johnson County Chamber of Commerce

Deb Settle
President & CEO
5800 Foxridge Drive, Suite 100
Mission, KS 66202
913-262-2141
[email protected]
www.nejcchamber.com

Marshall County Partnership for Growth

Ellen Barber
Economic Director
P.O. Box 61
Marysville, KS 66508
785-207-7598
[email protected]l.com
www.choosemarshallcountyks.com

Leavenworth County Development Corporation

Steve Jack
Executive Director
1294 Eisenhower Road
Leavenworth, KS 66048
913-727-6111
[email protected]
www.lvcountyed.org

Kingman County Economic Development Council

Jim Rowland
Executive Director
240 North Main Street, Suite B
Kingman, KS 67068
620-930-3988
[email protected]
www.kingmanks.com

Junction City-Geary County Economic Development Commission

Mickey Dean
Economic Development Director
222 West 6th Street, P.O. Box 26
Junction City, KS 66441
785-762-2632, ext. 211
[email protected]
www.jcgced.com

Greater Hutchinson Economic Development

Abby Stockebrand
Economic Development Manager
117 North Walnut, P.O. Box 519
Hutchinson, KS 67504-0519
800-691-4262
[email protected]
www.greaterhutch.com

Harvey County Economic Development

Beth Shelton
Director
500 North Main, Suite 109
Newton, KS 67114
316-283-6033
[email protected]
www.harveycoedc.org

Harper County Community / Economic Development

Melinda McCurley
Director
Harper County Courthouse, 201 North Jennings
Anthony, KS 67003
620-842-6030
[email protected]
www.harpercountyks.gov

GO Topeka Economic Development

Molly Howey
Senior VP, Economic Development
120 SE 6th Avenue, Suite 110
Topeka, KS 66603-3515
785-231-6040
[email protected]
www.gotopeka.com

Edwards County Economic Development

Linette Miller
Executive Director
721 Marsh Avenue, P.O. Box 161
Kinsley, KS
620-659-2711
[email protected]
www.edwardscounty.org

Dodge City/Ford County Development Corporation

Joann Knight
Executive Director
101 East Wyatt Earp Boulevard
Dodge City, KS 67801
620-227-9501
[email protected]
www.dodgedev.org

Clay County Economic Development Group

Lori Huber
Director
517 Court Street
Clay Center, KS 67432
785-632-5974
[email protected]
www.claycountyecodevo.com

Butler County Economic Development

David A. Alfaro
Director
121 South Gordy, Suite 202
ElDorado, KS 67042
316-322-4325
[email protected]
www.bucoks.com

Atchison Area Chamber of Commerce

Jacque Pregont
President & CEO
P.O. Box 126
Atchison, KS 66002
913-367-2427
[email protected]
www.atchisonkansas.net

Anderson County Development Agency (ACDA)

Julie Turnipseed
Director of Economic Development
131 West Fifth Avenue, P.O. Box H
Garnett, KS 66032
785-448-5496
[email protected]
www.simplygarnett.com

 

City Listings

ElevateEdgerton!

James Oltman
President
30750 West 193rd Street
Edgerton, KS 66030
913-882-2500
[email protected]
www.elevateedgerton.com

Salina Community Economic Development Organization

D. Mitch Robinson, CEcD
Executive Director
120 West Ash Street
Salina, KS 67401
785-404-3131
[email protected]
www.salinaedo.org

Spring Hill Chamber of Commerce

Sharon Mitchell
President & CEO
613 South Race
Spring Hill, KS 66083
913-592-3893
[email protected]
www.springhillks.org

Shawnee Economic Development Council

Ann Smith-Tate
President & CEO
15100 West 67th Street, Suite 202
Shawnee, KS 66217-9344
913-890-8306
[email protected]
www.shawnee-edc.com

Salina Area Chamber of Commerce

Don Weiser
President & CEO
120 West Ash, P.O. Box 586
Salina, KS 67401
785-827-9301, ext. 127
[email protected]
www.salinakansas.org

Pratt Area Chamber of Commerce

Kimberly DeClue
Executive Director
211 South Main
Pratt, KS 67124
620-672-5501
[email protected]
www.prattkansas.org

Ottawa Area Chamber of Commerce

John Coen
President & CEO
109 East Second Street, P.O. Box 580
Ottawa, KS 66067
785-242-1000
[email protected]
www.ottawakansas.org

Olathe Economic Development Council

Shannon Latham
Director, Economic Development
18001 West 106 Street, Suite 160
Olathe, KS 66061
913-764-1050
[email protected]
www.olathe.org

Manhattan Area Chamber of Commerce

Trent Armbrust
Director of Economic Development
501 Poyntz Avenue
Manhattan, KS 66502
785-776-8829
[email protected]
www.manhattaned.org

Lenexa Chamber of Commerce

Blake Schreck, CED
President & Economic Development Director
11180 Lackman Road
Lenexa, KS 66219
913-888-1414
[email protected]
www.lenexa.org

Lawrence Chamber of Commerce

Steve Kelly
Vice President, Economic Development
718 New Hampshire Street
Lawrence, KS 66044
785-865-4425
[email protected]
www.lawrencechamber.com

City of Pittsburg Business Development

Sydney Anselmi
Director of Operations
1701 South Broadway Street
Pittsburg, KS 66762
620-235-4938
[email protected]
www.pittks.org

City of Leavenworth

Paul Kramer
City Manager
100 North 5th Street
Leavenworth, KS 66048
913-680-2604
[email protected]
www.lvks.org