Beth Johnson, CEcD - Senior Vice President
Beth has extensive economic development experience in recruiting and retaining businesses. Previously, she worked for the Lawrence Chamber of Commerce, Rice County, Kansas and the City of Dallas. She has sat on numerous city and county boards in her previous positions and is past President of the Kansas Economic Development Alliance (KEDA). She has a Master’s of Public Administration and a Bachelor’s in political science. In January 2015, Johnson earned the prestigious designation of Certified Economic Developer from the International Economic Development Council.
Tim Holverson, IOM - Director of Recruitment and Retention
Tim has widespread experience in economic development, coalition building and public policy. He has held leadership positions at the Cumberland County Business Council in North Carolina, Kansas City Regional Association of Realtors, Lawrence Chamber of Commerce and Leavenworth-Lansing Chamber of Commerce. He has a Master’s of Public Administration and is a graduate of the U.S. Chamber’s Institute for Organization Management.