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KBHF Board of Directors

The Kansas Business Hall of Fame, Inc.

Current Board of Directors

Suggestions for new Board directors are always welcome. Directors serve three year renewable terms along with a number of ex-officio directors including the Deans of the Regents University Schools of Business.

Dr. Mark Bannister
Dean, College of Business and Leadership
Ft. Hays State University
Dr. Neeli Bendapudi
Dean, School of Business
The University of Kansas
Mr. Ed Eilert
Johnson County Commissioner
Ms. Glenda Estes
Administrative Officer, School of Business
Emporia State University
Mr. John Garvey
Garvey Kansas Foundation
Mr. Carlos Gomez
Kansas Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Dr. Kori Gregg
Sr. Exec. Dir. Economic Dev./Corp. Services
Butler Community College
Mr. Joe Grieshaber 
Dillon Stores
Dr. Paul W. Grimes
Dean - Gladys A. Kelce School of Bus. & Econ.
Pittsburg State University
Mr. Kent Heermann
Regional Development Assoc. of E. Central KS
Dr. Kevin Johnson
University Counsel
Emporia State University
Dr. James Jordan-Wagner
Dean, W. Frank Barton School of Business
Wichita State University
Dr. James Leiker 
Professor, Department of History
Johnson County Community College 
Dr. Ali Malekzadeh
Dean, School of Business Administration
Kansas State University
Mr. David R. Morris
Dr. Kristie Olgilvie
Dean, School of Business
Emporia State University
Mr. Ron R. Poor
Financial Advisor
Edward Jones
Mr. John C. Prather
Vice President, Corporate Relations
Groendyke Transport, Inc
Mr. Terry Puett
Vice President
Bankers' Bank of Kansas
Dr. Marian Riedy
Executive Director KBHF
Emporia State University
Mr. Calvin T. Roberts
Cal Roberts & Associates, Inc
Dr. Michael Shonrock
Emporia State University
Mr. John Skubal 
Overland Park City Council
Dr. David Sollars
Dean, School of Business
Washburn University
Ms. Karen Sommers
Vice President/Marketing
ESB Financial
Miranda Walz-Allen 
Mr. John Watson
Former Director, Trade Development Division
Kansas Department of Commerce
Dr. Jun Yu
School of Business
Emporia State University
Dr. Joyce Zhou
School of Business
Emporia State University