Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce Announces Executive Changes
Oct 30 14
Terry Dunn, president and chief executive of JE Dunn Construction Group, begins a one-year term as chairman of the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce. It will be the second time Dunn has served in the chamber's top volunteer leadership role. Dunn succeeds Roshann Parris, president and chief executive of Parris Communications.
The Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce Announces Executive Changes
Oct 30 13
The Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce has named Roshann Parris as its new chair. The Parris Communications CEO will have the task of creating a new Big 5 goal. She takes over for Polsinelli PC Chairman Russ Welsh, who helped the Chamber achieve its goal of becoming a major animal health symposium. He will continue to serve under the title of "immediate past chair". Parris' post becomes official Nov. 1. She's the fourth female chair in the chamber's 126-year history. With her comes a slate of new officers, including: Chair Elect: Terry Dunn, JE Dunn Construction; Vice Chair: Ralph Reid, Sprint Corp.; Treasurer: Terry Bassham, KCP&L; Their terms last through Oct. 31, 2014. Newly elected members include: Peter deSilva, UMB Bank; Ed Desoignie, Heavy Constructors Association; Steve Doyal, Hallmark; Frank Ellis, Swope Community Enterprises; Kara Hendon, FleishmanHillard; Cliff Illig, TIFEC LLC; Chris Migneron, HNTB; Todd Pleimann, RubinBrown; Brad Smith, BMO Harris Bank; Brad Sprong, KPMG.