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
Rick Smetana praises University of Central Missouri for its valuable degree programs, quality instructors and opportunities for involvement More than 20 years ago, Rick Smetana made the decision to check out the University of Central Missouri after a teacher in his Chicago suburb high school spoke highly of the school. Since then, Smetana has received four degrees from UCM, including … Read More
Photo Caption: Summit Christian Academy has been ranked second in the Kansas City Business Journal’s list of Top Area Private Schools. This is SCA’s eighth consecutive year to be ranked in the top five. January 19, 2022 Summit Christian Academy Ranks Number Two in the Top Private Schools List for the Kansas City Area (Lee’s Summit) – Summit Christian Academy … Read More
From University of Central Missouri-Lee’s Summit Release date: Oct. 20, 2021 For more information, contact Janice Phelan, firstname.lastname@example.org University of Central Missouri to offer new online Freedom of Information Act course beginning Jan. 10 The University of Central Missouri will offer a new course focusing on the Freedom of Information Act and how to respond to FOIA requests. The … Read More
On Wednesday, leaders from LANE4 Property Group shared their vision for the Downtown Lee’s Summit Farmer’s Market Development with Lee’s Summit Economic Development Council investors, partners, and guests. Owen Buckley is the president of LANE4 Property Group. He said when he heard about the project downtown, he knew that he wanted to work on it. “There was no hesitation, and … Read More