Staff & Board

Chamber Staff

Bonnie Lowe, IOM

Bonnie Lowe, IOM

President & CEO

Hugh Carter

Hugh Carter

Vice President of External Affairs

Steve Kelly

Steve Kelly

Vice President of Economic Development

Kathy Gerstner

Kathy Gerstner

Director of Operations

Tiffany Hall

Tiffany Hall

Director of Membership & Community Engagement

Ryan Rains

Ryan Rains

Business Development & Programs Manager

Fally Afani

Fally Afani

Director of Communications

Travis Walsh

Travis Walsh

Events Coordinator

Janci Mullen

Janci Mullen

Office Coordinator

Sue Hack

Sue Hack

Executive Director, Leadership Lawrence

Chamber Board of Directors

Comprised of professional and inspirational volunteer leaders from across the Lawrence community, the Board of Directors represents a wide range of industries and expertise that will be a great asset to help guide The Chamber and its staff as it moves forward while focusing on leadership, advocacy, and growth.

Executive Committee

Kirsten Flory

Kirsten Flory

Board Chair

Crystal Clear Realty

Derek Kwan

Derek Kwan

Incoming Board Chair

Lied Center of Kansas

Kristin Eldridge

Kristin Eldridge

Treasurer

Snap Promotions

Mike Orozco

Mike Orozco

Immediate Past Chair

U.S. Bank

Board of Directors

Chip Blaser
Douglas County Community Foundation

Kate Blocker
Express Employment Professionals Lawrence

Philip Bradley
Kansas Licensed Beverage Association

Mark Buhler
CEK Insurance

Tamara Cash
Education Consultant

David Cook
University of Kansas

Jerome Davies
KU Endowment Association

Paul Davis
Paul Davis Law Firm, LLC

Sandy Dixon
Plastikon

Matt Gough
Barber Emerson, LC

Mario Gradillas
Black Hills Energy

Brandon Graham
Jefferson’s

Ken Hite
Kindred CPA

Russ Johnson
LMH Health

Kevin Loos
ICL Performance Products

Kevin Markley
Mar Lan Construction

Heath Peterson
KU Alumni Association

Crystal Swearingen
Crystal Clear Realty

Taylor Yoest
The J.M. Smucker Company

Permanent Ex-Officio Positions

Dr. Douglas Girod
Chancellor
University of Kansas

Dr. Kevin Kelley
Executive Director
Peaslee Tech

Dr. Anthony Lewis
Superintendent
USD 497

Adam Courtney
Vice President of Finance
Bioscience & Technology Business Center

Dr. Tamarah Pfeiffer
Interim President
Haskell Indian Nations University

Lawrence Kansas

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(785) 865-4411

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