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 Economic Development Council Chairman Chip Moxley was honored Thursday evening with the Missouri Municipal League’s West Gate Division Civic Leadership Award. Moxley was chosen by Lee’s Summit mayor Bill Baird for his ongoing dedication and leadership in the city. Moxley is the President of Tingle Flooring in Lee’s Summit and has a longstanding relationship with the LSEDC. After … Read More
The Lee’s Summit Economic Development Council has endorsed and supported the City of Lee’s Summit for the issuance of a General Obligation Bond, which will be on the ballot during a special election on August 6th, 2019. The proposed $19,475,000 bond would allow for new public-safety measures including two new fire stations and associated apparatus to replace fire stations No. … Read More
The Lee’s Summit Economic Development Council (LSEDC) is pleased to announce that Tina Chace has been promoted to the newly created position of Director of Business Development. In her new role, Chace will lead LSEDC’s business retention and workforce development efforts, as well as oversee investor relations for the organization. “Tina has done a fantastic job handling operations and marketing … Read More