Wichita Area Outlook Team

The purpose of the Wichita Area Outlook Team 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 Wichita metropolitan area economy.

  • Luis Rodriguez — President, keycentrix, llc.
    Phone: 316-491-2194
  • Lynn Preheim — Office Managing Partner, Stinson Leonard Street
    Phone: 316-268-7930
  • Mark Schmelzle — Senior VP at Allen, Gibbs & Houlik, L.C.
    Phone: 316-291-4024
  • Marlin Penner — President, John T. Arnold Associates Inc.
    Phone: 316-263-7242
  • Michael Grier — President & CEO, Martin K. Eby Construction Co., Inc.
    Phone: 316-260-2265
  • Mike Ellis — Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Delta Dental of Kansas
    Phone: 316-500-6650
  • Mis Gaston — Mall Manager, Towne East Square-Wichita
    Phone: 316-946-1564
  • Pat Short — President, Cornejo & Sons
    Phone: 316-789-4700
  • Richard Basore — Retired, Agriculture
    Phone: 316-796-0914
  • Samantha Meeds — Sr. Manager, Workforce Planning, Spirit AeroSystems
    Phone: 316-526-0366
  • Sheila Rumsey — CEO, Realtors® of South Central Kansas
    Phone: 316-263-3167
  • Sheryl Wohlford — President, Automation-Plus, Inc.
    Phone: 316-946-9988
  • Steve Dixon — President, P.B. Hoidale Co., Inc.
    Phone: 316-462-3341
  • Steve Hewitt — Director of Administration
    Phone: 316-652-2600
  • Susan Willis — Chief Financial Officer, USD 259 - Wichita Public Schools
    Phone: 316-299-7456
  • Susie Santo — President & CEO, Visit Wichita Convention and Visitors Bureau
    Phone: 316-265-2800
  • Tim Goodpasture — Economic Development Analyst, City of Wichita
    Phone: 316-268-3500
  • Tom Johnson — CEO, The Martens Companies
    Phone: 316-771-6603
  • Victor White — Director of Airports, Wichita Airport Authority
    Phone: 316-946-4700
  • Walter Berry — President, Berry Companies, Inc.
    Phone: 316-832-0171