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

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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

In the center of the U.S. and at the crossroads of I-70 and I-135, Salina, Kansas offers businesses access to 213,000 highly skilled workers and 45 million consumers within a day’s drive.

Salina Community Economic Development Organization

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

Kansas Department of Commerce

Alex Rice
Director of Marketing & Communications
1000 SW Jackson Street, Suite 100
Topeka, KS 66612
785-296-3481
[email protected]
www.kansascommerce.gov


Utility Listings

Black Hills Energy

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

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


Regional Listings

Greater Wichita Partnership

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

MOKAN Partnership

Tony Robyn
Director of Business Retention & Attraction
320 East Fourth Street
Joplin, MO 64801
417-624-4150
[email protected]
www.joplinregionalpartnership.com

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

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

Southeast Kansas Inc.

Lonnie Larson
President
P.O. Box 1262
Pittsburg, KS 66762
620-224-7575
[email protected]
sekinc.org

Western Kansas Rural Economic Development Alliance (wKREDA)

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


County Listings

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

Atchison Area Chamber of Commerce

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

Butler County Economic Development

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

Clay County Economic Development Group

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

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

Economic Development Corporation of Lawrence & Douglas County

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

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

Greater Hutchinson Economic Development

Katy Fallon
Economic Development Coordinator
117 North Walnut, P.O. Box 519
Hutchinson, KS 67504-0519
620-662-3391
[email protected]
www.greaterhutch.com

Grow Hays (Ellis County)

Doug Williams
Executive Director
219 West 10th (inside BriefSpace)
Hays, KS 67601
785-628-3102
[email protected]
www.haysamerica.net

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

Harvey County Economic Development

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

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

Kingman County Economic Development Council

Susan Young
Administrative Assistant
P.O. Box 28
Kingman, KS 67068
620-491-1653
[email protected]
www.kingmanks.com

Leavenworth County Development Corporation

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

Marion County Economic Development

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

Marshall County Partnership for Growth

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

Pawnee County Economic Development Commission

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

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

Republic County Economic Development Corporation

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

Sedgwick County Economic Development

Lindsay Poe Rousseau
Chief Financial Officer
525 North Main, Suite 823
Wichita, KS 67203
316-660-7591
[email protected]
www.sedgwickcounty.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

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

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

Wyandotte Economic Development Council

Greg Kindle
President
727 Minnesota Avenue
Kansas City, KS 66101
913-371-3198
[email protected]
www.wyedc.org


City Listings

City of Leavenworth Economic Development

Taylour Tedder, CEcD
Assistant City Manager
100 North 5th Street
Leavenworth, KS 66048
913-680-2602
[email protected]
www.lvks.org

City of Pittsburg Economic Development

Blake Benson
President, Pittsburg Area Chamber of Commerce
117 West 4th Street
Pittsburg, KS 66762
620-231-1000
[email protected]
www.pittks.org

ElevateEdgerton!

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

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

Manhattan Area Chamber of Commerce

Jason Smith
President & CEO
501 Poyntz Avenue
Manhattan, KS 66502
785-776-8829
[email protected]
www.manhattaned.org

Olathe Economic Development Council

Shannon Latham
Director, Economic Development
18103 West 106th Street, Suite 100
Olathe, KS 66061
913-764-1050
[email protected]
www.olathe.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

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
913-766-7612
[email protected]
www.opedc.org

Pratt Area Chamber of Commerce

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

Salina Area Chamber of Commerce

Eric Brown
President & CEO
120 West Ash
Salina, KS 67401
785-827-9301
[email protected]
www.salinakansas.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

Spring Hill Chamber of Commerce

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