Kansas Chamber Welcomes New Staff Members

June 11, 2013


Emily Mitchell 785-357-6321 emilym@kansaschamber.org

Kansas Chamber Welcomes New Staff Members

Topeka,Kan.(June 11, 2013) The Kansas Chamber is very pleased to announce two additions to the organization’s staff: Christie Kriegshauser as Vice President of Political Affairs and Emily Cottrell as the Executive Assistant.

Christie Kriegshauser has served as Chief of Staff and Communications Director for Mike O’Neal when he was Speaker, as well as working for Ray Merrick when he was House Majority Leader and Lt. Governor Jeff Colyer when he served in the House.

In addition, Emily Cottrell has joined the Chamber’s team as the Executive Assistant. Emily will be providing administrative support for the Chamber office, and has 12+ years of work experience in the administrative field.

“We are happy to welcome both Christie and Emily to the Kansas Chamber’s team,” said President and CEO Mike O’Neal.  “With a full staff, 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.”


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