About Us

The Lenexa Chamber of Commerce exists to give its business members influence in the community, access to key people in government and the community, provide a forum for businesses to affect the business climate, and to play a lead role in ensuring strong economic growth and quality of life in Lenexa.

The Lenexa Chamber of Commerce is a business organization with more than 70 years of service creating and
preserving a strong business climate and high quality of life in the area by achieving the following:

  • Advance the interests of its members by supporting and encouraging local, state and federal legislation that will promote the continued growth of the Lenexa business community and provide an equitable taxation system.
  • Implement programs that will address the current needs of businesses while continuing to plan for the long-term vitality of Lenexa.
  • Continue building upon key alliances through unique partnerships formed through the City, Chamber members, businesses, organizations and others.
  • Maintain a positive public image to accomplish continued community and business growth and retention.

Chamber Staff

SchreckBlake Schreck CED
President & Economic Development Director
bschreck@lenexa.org

 

LizAlbers2012Liz Albers
Events Director
LAlbers@lenexa.org

 

SchooleySarah Schooley
Communications Director
sschooley@lenexa.org

 

Steiner-2012Julie Steiner
Convention & Visitors Bureau Director
jsteiner@lenexa.org

SherardAshley Sherard
Vice President & Legislative Affairs Director
asherard@lenexa.org

 

Sarah_9423-colorSarah Dietz
Membership Director
sdietz@lenexa.org

 

SchumanPatti Schuman
Business & Finance Director
pschuman@lenexa.org

Board of Directors

Executive Board

Brett Larson (Chairman)
Heartland Business Capital

Joe Beveridge (Past Chairman)
Solid Ground Environmental

Kathy Saunders (Chair-Elect)
Mainstreet Credit Union

Dallas Purkeypile (Secretary / Treasurer)
Shawnee Mission Health

Board of Directors

Jim Beadle
Shawnee Mission Ford

Emily Behrmann
JCCC

Michael Boehm, ex officio
Commerce Bank

Damien Butler
Republic Services

Doug Gorham
Amos Family Funeral Home

Mitch Fiser
Fiser Group

Tracy Alber Mattis 
KidsTLC

Rhonda Morgan
Heartland Coca-Cola, LLC

Wendy Padgett
Hunt Midwest

Tim Swift
Thrivent Financial

Michael Talboy
Burns & McDonnell

Mike Towler
CrossCountry Mortgage, Inc.

Josh Woolard
HNTB Corporation

View Past Board Chairs

Committee and Division Chairpersons

Dave Mennenga
GBA
Chairman’s Ambassadors Committee

Josh Woolard
HNTB
Economic Development Council

Rebecca Galati
KCP&L
Golf Classic Committee

 

 

Lewis Lowry
Kansas City Area Transportation Authority
Leadership Lenexa Co-Chair

Jermaine Jamison
Jamison Perry, LLC
Leadership Lenexa Co-Chair

Josh Woolard
HNTB
Legislative Affairs 

Lenexa Chamber on Twitter:

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