Wichita Area Outlook Team

The purpose of the Wichita Area Outlook Team is to provide a forum for collecting, exchanging and reporting business and industry information. The information content and presentation is designed to improve planning, forecasting and business effectiveness of members and their constituents. The primary focus of the team is identifying events and trends that affect the Wichita metropolitan area economy.

  • Luis Rodriguez — President, keycentrix, llc.
    Phone: 316-491-2194
  • Lynn Preheim — Managing Partner, STINSON, LLP
    Phone: 316-268-7930
  • Mark Schmelzle — Senior VP, Allen, Gibbs & Houlik, L.C.
    Phone: 316-291-4024
  • Marlin Penner — President, John T. Arnold Associates, Inc.
    Phone: 316-263-7242
  • Michael Grier — President & CEO, Martin K. Eby Construction Co., Inc.
    Phone: 316-260-2265
  • Mike Ellis — Executive VP, Delta Dental of Kansas
    Phone: 316-500-6650
  • Pat Short — President, Cornejo & Sons
    Phone: 316-789-4700
  • Richard Basore — Retired, Agriculture
    Phone: 316-796-0914
  • Samantha Meeds — Sr. Manager, Workforce Planning, Spirit AeroSystems, Inc.
    Phone: 316-526-0366
  • Sheila Rumsey — CEO, Realtors® of South Central Kansas
    Phone: 316-263-3167
  • Sheryl Wohlford — President, Automation-Plus, Inc.
    Phone: 316-946-9988
  • Steve Dixon — President, P.B. Hoidale Co., Inc.
    Phone: 316-462-3341
  • Steve Hewitt — CEO, Kansas Turnpike Authority
    Phone: 316-652-2600
  • Susan Willis — Chief Financial Officer, USD 259 - Wichita Public Schools
    Phone: 316-299-7456
  • Susie Santo — President & CEO, Visit Wichita
    Phone: 316-265-2800
  • Tim Goodpasture — Economic Development Analyst, City of Wichita
    Phone: 316-268-3500
  • Tom Johnson — CEO, The Martens Companies
    Phone: 316-771-6603
  • Victor White — Director of Airports, Wichita Airport Authority
    Phone: 316-946-4700
  • Walter Berry — President, Berry Companies, Inc.
    Phone: 316-832-0171
  • Wess Galyon — President & CEO, Wichita Area Builders Association
    Phone: 316-299-0129