Butler Announces Members of Advance Kansas Class X

Published January 29, 2018 at 03:26 pm Advance Kansas

The tenth – and largest ever – Advance Kansas class kicked off January 26 at Butler Community College with 46 business and community leaders from across the region.

The tenth – and largest ever – Advance Kansas class kicked off January 26 at Butler Community College with 46 business and community leaders from across the region.

With support from Spirit AeroSystems, Westar Energy and Meritrust Credit Union, Advance Kansas is designed to connect leaders from all sectors of the community to develop relationships and build skills for leading in increasingly diverse markets, workplaces and organizations. Focusing on priorities identified by members of a Wichita Regional Chamber of Commerce CEO Roundtable, this year’s class will develop projects to address the region’s human capital challenge as it relates to diversity and inclusion.

The Advance Kansas Class X members are:

  • Chad Albin, Cox Communications
  • Shamain Bachman, Envision, Inc.
  • Shane Batchelder, Westar Energy, Inc.
  • Aaron Bishop, Meritrust Credit Union
  • Blake Blasi, Cornejo & Sons LLC
  • Alex Bush, Friends University
  • Tara Clary, High Touch Technology Solutions
  • Miguel Cruz, iSi Environmental Services
  • Shelby Davis, Cox Machine
  • Bryce Dougherty, Delta Dental of Kansas
  • Lynn Gilkey, Rise Up For Youth, Inc.
  • Danielle Harmon, Koch Industries, Inc.
  • Megan Hayes, Cox Machine
  • Ayerianne Hibler, Meritrust Credit Union
  • Hayley Hobbs, Butler Community College
  • Gary Holler, SJCF Architecture
  • Teresa Houston, Envision, Inc.
  • Sean Hudspeth, Davis-Moore Auto Group
  • Miguel Johns, Kingfit
  • Wendy Johnson, USD 259 Wichita
  • Stephen Kamunge, Airbus Americas Engineering
  • Nazia Khan, High Touch Technology Solutions
  • Heath Kintzel, City of Andover
  • Rosemary Lesser, Airbus Americas Engineering
  • George Marko, Workforce Alliance of South Central Kansas
  • Mindy McPheeters, Spirit AeroSystems, Inc.
  • Thomas Montiel, KANSEL
  • Matt Morris, BKD CPAs & Advisors
  • Stacey Petrie, Hutton Construction
  • Terri Rice, Cox Business
  • Sangita Richardson, Spirit AeroSystems, Inc.
  • Taylor Robillard, Wildcat Construction
  • Patrick Salmans, Equity Bank
  • Alicia Sanchez, Wichita State University
  • Katherine Sanneman, American Red Cross
  • Justan Shinkle, Foulston Siefkin
  • Robert Smith, Foulston Siefkin
  • Stan Smith, Martin Pringle, Attorneys at Law
  • Tim Smith, IMA Financial Group Inc.
  • Phil Speary, Butler Community College
  • Andrea Street, T-Mobile
  • Shelley Stultz, Butler Community College
  • Faith Taylor, Westar Energy, Inc.
  • Cory Teubner, Butler Community College
  • Rachel Thomas-Murphy, Thomas Grey Interiors
  • Samantha Woods, Martin Pringle, Attorneys at Law
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