Kansas Chamber Staff Changes

May 19, 2015

Topeka, Kan. (May 18, 2015) - Kansas Chamber President and CEO Mike O'Neal announced today the hiring of Kelli Higgins as State Outreach Manager and Jessica Robinson as Administrative Operations Manager, replacing retiring Office Manager Susan Boatright.

"We are happy to welcome both Jessica and Kelli to the Kansas Chamber's team," said President and CEO Mike O'Neal.  "With our newest staff additions, the Chamber will be able to better connect with new and prospective members and continue to provide the high quality customer service our membership has come to expect."

Prior to joining the Chamber, Robinson served as an Administrative Assistant at Payless Shoesource, Inc. and has trade association and local lobbying firm administrative experience.

Higgins has served as Executive Director for Coffey County Economic Development and as Executive Director for the Coffey County Chamber of Commerce.  

Additionally, the Kansas Chamber team would like to recognize and express our deep appreciation of retiring Office Manager, Susan Boatright, for her 34 years of dedicated service at the Chamber. 

"Throughout the past 34 years Susan Boatright has been the always pleasant and dependable front office representative in our association. She has been a loyal and passionate team member and will be greatly missed. We wish her all the best during her much-deserved retirement" said O'Neal.

The Kansas Chamber, with headquarters in Topeka, is the leading statewide pro-business advocacy group moving Kansas towards becoming the best state in America to live and work. The Chamber represents small, medium and large employers all across Kansas. The mission of the Kansas Chamber of Commerce is to continually strive to improve the economic climate for the benefit of every business and citizen and to safeguard our system of free, competitive enterprise.   

For more information on the Kansas Chamber of Commerce, visit www.kansaschamber.org.