2024 Board of Directors

Officers

Position Held
Name
Affiliation
ChairmanJake WassenbergPepsi Cola of Manhattan
Chair ElectStacy KohlmeierFlorence Manufacturing
Vice ChairMarshall StewartKansas State University
Vice ChairGavin SchmidtESB Financial
TreasurerNancy BurtonBBN Architects
Past ChairMark KnackendoffelThe Trust Company
President / CEOJason SmithManhattan Area Chamber of Commerce


Directors

Name of DirectorAffiliation
Tracy AndersonAnderson Knight Architects
Brett BallouSchultz Construction
Doug Barrett400 North Creative
Bob CoppleVia Christi Hospital
Shawn DrewCommerce Bank - Manhattan
Vern HenricksGreater Manhattan Community Foundation
Terry HoldrenKansas Farm Bureau
Kevin IngramManhattan Christian College
Brett JonesManko Windows
Jared LoomisOlsson
Blade MagesMiddle
Callie MarksCharlson & Wilson Bonded Abstracters, Inc.
Mary MartellStormont Vail
Annie PeaceMeadowlark
LaFarris RisbyLaFarris, Inc.
Kate RyanMcCownGordon Construction
Patrick SchutterBHS Construction
Scott SiebenMr. K's/Rockin K's/Kite's
Ben SigleManhattan Running Company
Katie StoneBourbon and Baker
Kale TerrillThe Trust Company
Kara TitusLightsource BP
TJ VilkanskasBack 9 Development
Mitch WatsonU.S. Engineering
Kasey WilkinsonMHK Play Studio
Jarrod WillichHi-Tech Interiors


Ex-Officio Members



VacantPottawatomie County Economic Development
Wynn ButlerCity of Manhattan
Sheila Ellis-GlasperBlack Entrepreneurs of the Flint Hills
Ron FehrCity of Manhattan
COL Michael FooteFort Riley
John FordRiley County Commission
James GenandtManhattan Area Technical College
Chad KinsleyPottawatomie County Commission
Dee McKeePottawatomie County Commission
Katie PawloskyNBAF
Eric ReidManhattan/Ogden USD 383 Superintendent 
Rebecca RobinsonKSU Innovation Partners
Caleb StoutKansas State Student Body President