Inaugural Project 17 Core Group Appointments

Manufacturing Chautauqua Carmen Coleman– Economy Manufacturing
Manufacturing Montgomery Jerry Atkinson– Spears Manufacturing
Agribusiness Allen Debbie Bearden– Allen County Farm Bureau
Services
(Law, Insurance, Etc.)
Bourbon/Region Robert Uhler– Southwestern Association
Capital Community
(Bankers/Investors)
Regional Bruce Fairbank– Labette Bank
Utilities/Energy Elk/Region David Whetstone– Westar
Hospitals/Health Care Crawford/Region Mary Beth Warren– KU Medical Center
K-12 Education Greenwood Randy Corns– USD 389- Eureka Superintendent
Higher Education Labette George Knox– President, Labette Comm. College
Public Sector
(City/Co. Mangt.)
Crawford Darron Hall– Pittsburg City Manager
Ambassador Crawford/Region Dick Horton– SEK-CAP
Ambassador Labette Kari West– City of Parsons,
Community Development/PIO
Ambassador Montgomery Jim Correll– Successful Entrepreneur Program
at Independence Community College