CEO Luncheon Brings Major Employers and City Leaders Together

Lee’s Summit, Mo. – October 19, 2017 – The Lee’s Summit Economic Development Council (LSEDC) hosted an intimate lunch to bring together city leaders and c-suite executives doing business in Lee’s Summit. Those seated around the table included Lee’s Summit Medical Center, GEHA, AT&T, Truman Medical Center – Lakewood, John Knox Village, ViraCor Eurofins, IPL Plastics, and Bennett Packaging. LSEDC Board Chair, Keith Asel and Vice Chair Machelle Riffe were also in attendance along with assistant city manager Mark Dunning and Mayor Randall Rhoads. 

“Our goal is to provide the opportunity for open dialect about the benefits and the challenges of doing business here in Lee’s Summit,” said Rick McDowell, President of the LSEDC. “As an outside resource, we assist in many areas such as site selection, incentives and viable connections.”

Topics of discussion included workforce, transportation and logistics, housing and growth opportunities. LSEDC plans to host an additional meeting in the spring and will continue to work one-on-one to provide solutions to the business community.

Special thanks to our sponsor Equity Bank!