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Kansas Economic Outlook Team

Kansas Economic Outlook Team

The purpose of the Kansas Economic Outlook Team (KEOT) is to provide a forum for collecting, exchanging and reporting business and industry information. The information content and presentation is designed to improve planning, forecasting and business effectiveness of members and their constituents. The primary focus of the team is identifying events and trends that affect the Salina, Dodge City, Emporia, Hays, and Pittsburg area economies.

 
  • Aaron White — Executive Director, Ellis County Coalition for Economic Development
    Phone: (785) 628-3102
  • Blake Benson — President, Pittsburg Area Chamber of Commerce
    Phone: (620) 231-1000
  • Bob Muirhead — Director Economic & Community Development, Midwest Energy, Inc.
    Phone: (785) 650-2502
  • Carol Meyer — Regional Project Manager, Kansas Department of Commerce
    Phone: (620) 755-6738
  • Christopher Miller — President, Rocking M Radio
    Phone: (785) 565-0406
  • Don Weiser — President, CEO, Salina Area Chamber of Commerce
    Phone: (785) 827-9301
  • Eric Ivey — Senior Community Relations Representative, ITC Great Plains, Government & Community Affairs
    Phone: (316) 425-0021
  • James Foster — N.W. Kansas Regional Project Manager, Kansas Department of Commerce
    Phone: (785) 443-3002
  • Jeanine McKenna — President/CEO, Emporia Area Chamber of Commerce
    Phone: (620) 342-1600
  • Joann Knight — Executive Director, Dodge City/Ford County Development Corporation
    Phone: (620) 227-9501
  • Kent Buer — President/CEO, First Kansas Bank
    Phone: (785) 825-2211
  • Marc Fusaro — Associate Professor of Economics and Director, Business & Economic Development Center, School of Business, Emporia State University
    Phone: 620-341-5522
  • Mark Freel — Business Manager, Westar Energy
    Phone: (800) 401-5666
  • Michael D. Schrage — Deputy City Manager, City of Salina, Kansas
    Phone: (785)309-5700
  • Mike Argabright — Superintendent of Schools, USD #252
    Phone: (620) 392-5510
  • Nikki Pfannenstiel — Manager, Member Services, Sunflower Electric Power Corporation
    Phone: (785) 623-3334
  • Todd Allison — President, Progressive Products, Inc.
    Phone: (620) 235-1712 x328