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Leann Sanchez Joins Chamber

Leann Sanchez has been named a Director of Finance for the Wichita Regional Chamber of Commerce. Her first day in her full-time position was Monday, March 2. A graduate of Wichita State University, Sanchez earned a BBA in Accounting. She also ...

Chamber announces staffing updates in Government Relations and Membership

Lauren Poorman has been named the Government Relations Coordinator for the Wichita Regional Chamber of Commerce. Her first day in her full time position was February 3. Poorman had been working in a temporary part-time capacity for the department ...

Staffing Changes Announced

Jaime Dupy has been promoted from the Director of Investor of Investor & Strategic Development to Vice President of Investor & Strategic Development for the Wichita Regional Chamber of Commerce. Dupy has been with the Chamber since 2012 and ...

Dale Seiwert Joins Chamber as Vice President

Dale Seiwert has joined the Wichita Regional Chamber of Commerce as the organization’s Vice President of Finance and Administration. He started his position on January 2. Seiwert will utilize his management, accounting and finance experience ...

Pat Gallagher Selected for Tampa Bay Trophy Award

Pat Gallagher, Military Affairs Liaison for the Wichita Regional Chamber of Commerce, was recently presented the 2019 recipient of the prestigious Tampa Bay Trophy Award on Oct. 23. Created by the Tampa Bay Defense Alliance in Florida in ...

Rebecca Saxton Joins Chamber

Rebecca Saxton has joined the Wichita Regional Chamber of Commerce as the organization’s Membership Data Manager. She started her position on September 3. Saxton will utilize her experience with database systems and project management tools ...

Chamber Staffers Receive Recognition

I'm pleased to report to our Board of Directors this month that five members of our staff have been recognized over the last several months for their dedication to their professions. Kresta Dundas (Director of Membership Development) and Jonathan ...

Monica Poe Named Chamber’s Marketing & Communications Manager

Monica Poe has accepted the position of Marketing & Communications Manager at the Chamber. She will replace Courtney Sendall who has been with the Chamber’s Marketing & Communications department since 2013. Sendall is departing the Chamber on July 26 for a new role with WSU Tech (formerly Wichita Area Technical College). Poe begins her new position at the Chamber on July 24.

Chevis Rebstock Hired as Chamber’s Manager of Member Relations

The Wichita Regional Chamber of Commerce has named Chevis Rebstock as the new Manager of Member Relations.

Tram Ngo Tapped for Community Advancement Position

Tram Ngo has accepted a position as the Community Advancement Manager at the Chamber. She will replace Gabri Samia who has served in the Community Advancement role since May 2017. Gabri is departing the Chamber July 24 to pursue an opportunity to further her education. Tram will begin her new role on July 29.

Chelsea Dyer Joins Chamber Team as Manager of Engagement

We are pleased to announce that Chelsea Dyer has joined the Chamber team as Manager of Engagement, effective Jan. 28. Please help us welcome Chelsea to the team!

Dundas ranks #7 in Chamber sales in 2018

Each year, the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE) releases a ranking of Chamber Membership Professionals in terms of sales, number of new members and retention of current members. We’re incredibly proud to share that Kresta Dundas, Director of Membership for your Wichita Regional Chamber of Commerce, was ranked #7 in the nation in 2018 (moving up from #11 in 2017).

Chamber receives award for Diversity & Inclusion work

In 2017, Diversity and Inclusion became one of the Chamber’s Strategic Priorities. Since then, the organization’s volunteer and staff leadership has led the way in championing the competitive advantage of having a diverse and inclusive ...

Gaulding Promoted to Accountant

Peter Gaulding has been promoted to Accountant.The Wichita Regional Chamber of Commerce has promoted Peter Gaulding to Accountant effective June 1. Peter joined the Chamber two years ago in a part-time accounting clerk role to perform billing ...

Internships Make an Impact

By Emma Meyer, Chamber Intern Emma Meyer is a senior at Valley Center High School and plans to attend KSU in the fall to pursue a marketing degree. Follow @vchsinterns on Twitter to see posts about Emma's experience and the work of other Valley ...

Growing the Youth Employment Project

By Jonathan Long, Director of Community Advancement for the Chamber Jonathan Long is the Chamber's Director of Community Advancement.How many of you remember your first job? For many of us that experience – great or otherwise – helped ...

YPW hires Ulises Gonzalez

Ulises Gonzalez has joined YPW as the Program Coordinator.By Dara Quastad Young Professionals of Wichita (YPW) is excited to announce Ulises Gonzalez has been hired as the Program Coordinator. Ulises was previously the Director of the Hispanic ...

On Valentine's Day (and every day), we love our interns

Written by Dara Quastad and Emma Meyer We love our interns: Dara Quastad and Emma Meyer!Our team has grown by two, as Dara Quastad and Emma Meyer have joined the Chamber as marketing interns.Dara Quastad is working with Young Professional of Wichita ...

Jonathan Long Hired as Chamber's Director of Community Advancement

Jonathan Long has been named as the new Director of Community Advancement for the Chamber. His first day will be Jan. 29.The Wichita Regional Chamber of Commerce has named Jonathan Long as the new Director of Community Advancement. The founder of ...

Chamber announces staffing updates in Membership, Accounting departments

Monica Poe is the Chamber's new Membership Data Manager.The Wichita Regional Chamber of Commerce has recently expanded our staff. Monica Poe has been hired as the Membership Data Manager, and Alison Percy has been hired as the Member Engagement ...

Suzy Finn accepts new role with Wichita Public Schools

Suzy Finn, Director of Community Advancement for the Wichita Regional Chamber of Commerce, has resigned her position effective Dec. 22 to accept a new role of Marketing and Strategic Partnerships Supervisor with Wichita Public Schools. Suzy joined ...

Chamber announces two staff promotions

Chamber President Gary Plummer has announced two staff promotions that will be effective Jan. 1, 2018. Alejo Cabral has been promoted to Director of Young Professionals of Wichita. Tram Ngo has been promoted to Manager of Government Relations.Both ...

Weller Named CFO

Sheryl Weller begins her new role on Monday, December 4.Sheryl Weller has been named the Chief Financial Officer for both the Wichita Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Greater Wichita Partnership. Weller begins her new position on December 4 and ...

Sean Robinson named Director of Government Relations

Sean Robinson begins his new duties at the Chamber on October 9.Sean Robinson will join the Wichita Regional Chamber of Commerce as Director of Government Relations in early October. He will direct the Chamber’s advocacy efforts at the local, ...

Courtney Sendall Promoted to Director of Marketing and Communications

Courtney Sendall has been promoted to Director of Marketing and Communications.Gary Plummer, Wichita Regional Chamber President & CEO, announced today that Courtney Sendall has been promoted from Manager of Marketing and Communications to ...

Youth Employment Project in action

Xavier Crawford worked at the Chamber during the summer as part of the Youth Employment Program.My name is Xavier Crawford and I am from Wichita. I have eleven brothers and sisters and recently graduated from Chester Lewis Virtual High School. I was ...

McConnell selects three new Golden Eagles

by Pat Gallagher, Military Affairs, Wichita Regional Chamber of Commerce Pat Gallagher has been a Golden Eagle since 2009.In the 1990s the Honorary Commander program was introduced on McConnell Air Force Base (AFB) and approximately twenty local ...

Dundas receives Lifetime Sales Achievement Award

One of our favorite things to do is celebrate milestones with our member businesses. Almost equally as exciting is celebrating milestones in the careers of our employees, and today we have that opportunity.Kresta Dundas, Director of Membership ...

Rachel Douglass promoted to Director of Engagement

Rachel DouglassGary Plummer, Chamber President & CEO, announced today that Rachel Douglass has been promoted from Manager of Engagement to Director of Engagement effective July 1. She joined the Chamber in September 2015, and her ...

Winning with Instagram

Chamber Communications Manager Courtney Sendall will share her social media expertise at a June 30 event.When Alaska Airlines announced they were starting service in Wichita, we naturally began following their social media accounts. And their ...
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