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EDC Board of Directors

2023-2026 Board of Directors


Chair: Joe Flannery, Weaver’s

Vice Chair: Bobbie Flory, Lawrence Homebuilders Association

Treasurer: Mark Gonzales, Great American Bank

Secretary: Steve Kelly, The Chamber, Lawrence



Jared Abel, LMH Health

Dustin Baker, Alcove Development

Gina Baun, Central Bank of the Midwest

Smitty Belcher, P1 Group

Dr. Matt Bice, Baker University

LaDonna Echols, Hallmark Cards

Mark Gonzales, Great American Bank

Michele Hammann, SSC Advisors, Inc

Marilyn Heck, Heck Land Company

Dave Hill, Mid America Bank

Jason Hoover, Kaw Valley State Bank

Karl Kramer, McCarthy Auto Group

Mike McGrew, McGrew Real Estate

Sunee Mickle, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas

Kevin O’Malley, O’Malley Beverage

Gary Rexroad, Retired

J. Stewart, Terravest Custom Homes

Joe Terick, Black Hills Energy

G.R. Underwood, Intellicess, Inc.

Warren White, Rueschhoff Locksmith & Sec. Sys.

Cindy Yulich, Emprise Bank


Ex Officio:

Bonnie Lowe, The Chamber

Craig Owens, City of Lawrence

Glenn Rodden, Baldwin City

Jeff Crick, City of Lawrence

Kate Chinn, The Chamber; Express Employment Professionals

Kevyn Gero, City of Eudora

Kirsten Flory, The Chamber; Foundations Commercial Real Estate

Kristin Eldridge, The Chamber; Snap Promotions

Lisa Larsen, City of Lawrence

Matt Hoy, Stevens & Brand

Melissa Sieben, City of Lawrence

Patrick Kelly, Douglas County Commissioner

Phil Struble, Landplan Engineering

Sarah Plinsky, Douglas County

Tricia Bergman, University of Kansas

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