Missouri Legislature Passes Economic Development Package

EDC StaffEconomic Policy

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri lawmakers have passed a pro-growth economic development package championed by Governor Mike Parson. SB 68, which passed on Tuesday, establishes a deal-closing fund and creates a scholarship for adult students in Missouri. Governor Mike Parson praised the passage of SB 68, saying it puts Missouri on track to be one of the most pro-growth, pro-jobs … Read More

LSEDC Promotes Tina Chace to Director of Business Development

EDC StaffPress Releases, What's Happening

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

Industry Leader Bennett Adds $4M High-Speed Digital Press

EDC StaffWhat's Happening

State-of-the-art equipment caps off multi-year investment for Lee’s Summit-based company LEE’S SUMMIT, MO—January 23, 2019– Bennett Packaging (dba “Bennett”), one of the largest independently-owned corrugated packaging companies in the U.S., has completed installation of its second high-speed, state-of-the-art digital printing press. The $4 million capital investment was made possible through a Chapter 100 Industrial Development Bond agreement. “A collaborative effort … Read More

Lee’s Summit Economic Development Council launches Past Chair’s Club

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Former LSEDC board leaders to share strategic guidance and institutional knowledge August 6, 2018—Lee’s Summit, MO—The Lee’s Summit Economic Development Council will tap the expertise and institutional knowledge of previous Board of Directors Chairmen and Chairwomen with the establishment of a Past Chair’s Club. “There is a tremendous amount of community and organizational knowledge in former LSEDC chairs, and this … Read More