Thursday, September 26, 2013

Cindy Cash to leave KCK Chamber in November

KANSAS CITY, KAN. ---- The Kansas City, Kan., Area Chamber of Commerce will soon be looking for a new president.

Current KCK Area Chamber of Commerce President/CEO Cindy Cash will be entering the private sector,  the chamber announced this week.

More from a press release:
The Kansas City Kansas Area Chamber of Commerce announced today that Cindy Cash, its longtime President/CEO, will depart on November 30th to begin work in the private sector.  She has worked at the KCK Chamber since 1993 and became its President/CEO in 2001.

“Cindy has done a great job as a civic and community leader in her time as the KCK Chamber’s president and in former positions here," said Todd LaSala, Chairman of the KCK Chamber Board of Directors.  "She has been a great advocate, cheerleader and promoter of the various business interests in this community.  As you look at many of the successes that Kansas City, Kansas has enjoyed over the last 20 years, you can clearly see Cindy's fingerprints all over them.”

During Mrs. Cash's tenure with the KCK Chamber, she has worked on several major initiatives such as the 1996 Chamber Study that precipitated the consolidation study task force for the Unified Government, the attraction and promotion of Kansas Speedway and the Village West Tourism District, Business Education Coalition and partnerships, the creation of the Downtown Shareholders organization and the subsequent Downtown Improvement District, Casino gaming legislation and the local election to allow gaming in the County, the founding of the Kansas City Kansas Chamber Foundation, several development campaigns to benefit the Chamber and its sister organization Wyandotte County Economic Development Council, the 2012 K-7 Corridor Economic Impact Study and the renovation of the 727 Minnesota Building, the Chamber’s home since 1918.

“I am very grateful for my time at the KCK Chamber and the incredible work we’ve been able to do with so many wonderful members and partners throughout the community and region.  I am very fortunate to have worked with so many dedicated elected officials and professional staffs throughout the county, region and state.  I wish the Kansas City Kansas Chamber well in its new directions and initiatives that I believe will truly better the KCK Chamber, Kansas City, Kansas and the Wyandotte County community,” said Mrs. Cash. 

Her last day at the Chamber will be November 30, 2013.