Lee’s Summit Economic Development Council hosted its first Windshield Tour on Wednesday, September 21st, 2022. The trolley tour was led by LSEDC’s CEO & President, Rick McDowell, and the City of Lee’s Summit’s City Manager, Mark Dunning, who guided participants through Lee’s Summit development sites. Attendees included LSEDC board members Bill Brown of Paragon Star, Mike VanBuskirk of Newmark Zimmer, Tom Jackson of Central Bank, Mayor of Lee’s Summit Bill Baird, Keith Dorrian of A.L. Huber Construction, and Laurel Hogue with the University of Central Missouri, as well as LSEDC staff and advisory board investors.
The Lee’s Summit Economic Development Council is excited to officially announce the Board of Directors for the fiscal year 22-23. Will Coates, Chairman of the LSEDC Board was appointed during the Annual Meeting, as former Chairman Todd Haynes passed the gavel. Additional board appointments include Bill Brown as Vice Chair, John McDonald as Secretary, as well as new board members Tom Jackson and Mark Dunning.
Two close friends who have known each other and worked together for about 20 years decided to start an architect business. In July 2017, Sammey Collins and Roger Webb started their company, Collins-Webb Architecture. When they told their wives about their plans, it came as no surprise to them as they said, “It’s about time!” After spending three months in … Read More
LEE’S SUMMIT, MO – Velocity Lee’s Summit, a local, entrepreneurial organization, is joining KC Source Link to host a series of events the week of Nov. 12, which is celebrated as Global Entrepreneurship Week. More than 170 events will take place from Kansas City to Lee’s Summit next week, featuring speakers and panels that will appeal to business owners, entrepreneurs … Read More
Lee’s Summit Medical Center, part of HCA Midwest Health System-Kansas City’s largest healthcare network-announced that Lee’s Summit Medical Center CEO Jackie DeSouza has been named to Modern Healthcare’s list of Top 25 Minority Executives in Healthcare. The list was published Apr. 7 on Modern Healthcare’s web site and in its April 9 print edition of Modern Healthcare magazine. Those selected … Read More
Recently the Missouri Small Business and Technology Development Centers (MO SBTDC) and the Missouri Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (MO PTAC) selected LSEDC investor, ce2lTM, an accredited energy and environmental testing company, as one of the Rising Stars of Innovation and Entrepreneurship for 2012. ce2l was among 22 outstanding small businesses in Missouri honored by members of the General Assembly on … Read More