Who We Are

The Lenexa Chamber of Commerce is a not-for-profit 501(c)(6) membership organization of more than 600 businesses and institutions dedicated to advancing the economic, professional, and civic welfare of Lenexa.

We serve as a partner, resource, voice, and connector for the business community and its professionals.

Whether based in Lenexa or serving Lenexa companies and families, our diverse membership is located throughout the metropolitan region and ranges from entrepreneurs, non-profits, and small businesses to global corporations and emerging industries.

Chamber Team

The Chamber team leads the organization on a daily basis, focused on continuously creating value for our members.

Ashley Sherard, J.D., IOM
CEO & Economic Development Director

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Membership Director

Abby Stuke
Events Director

Laura Baldwin, IOM

Sarah Schooley
Communications Director

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Convention & Visitors Bureau Director


Board of Directors

The Board of Directors, selected from and voted on by the membership, acts as the governing body for the Chamber and works to determine, implement, and promote the Chamber’s objectives.

Executive Board

Mark McFarland (Chair)
Hinkle Law Firm, LLC

Jermaine Jamison (Past Chair)
Jamison Perry, LLC

Aaron Alonzo (Chair-Elect)
SpringHill Suites

Ryan Biery (Secretary / Treasurer)
Copaken Brooks

Board of Directors

Michael Boehm, ex officio
Commerce Bank

David Bonebrake
Healthcare Solutions Team

Mandy Cawby
WaterOne of Johnson County

Trent Dansel

Ron Ferris
Nabholz Construction

Daniel Fontoura
AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

Andy Kyser
United Parcel Service (UPS)

Mya Lawrence
Johnson County Community College

Kate Smith
Butterfield’s Bakery & Market

Melissa Vancrum
Rouse Frets White Goss Gentile and Rhodes

Micah Walje
Ronco Construction

David Woolf
Commerce Bank

Alexandria Zacny
Turner Construction Company

The past leaders of the Lenexa Chamber’s Board of Directors have been an integral part of this organization and the growth of our community. View Past Board Chairs

Committee and Division Chairpersons

Member representatives lead our standing committees and divisions, helping to define and advance these critical Chamber initiatives.

Brian Hawk
State Farm Insurance
Chairman’s Ambassadors Committee

Dave Mennenga
Economic Development Council

Deanne Belshe
Leadership Lenexa

Stacy Knipp
Keller Williams Key Partners
Legislative Affairs Committee