Government Affairs Group


Olathe Chamber's Business To Government (B2G) Steering Committee

The Olathe Chamber's Business To Government (B2G) Steering Committee meets regularly to act as liaisons with elected officials. The group's mission includes mobilizing and informing members (including drafting the annual Legislative Platform) and working to get out the vote in Olathe.

Ex officio members

Tim McKee, CEO OCC also serves as secretary
Susan Lyman, Chair Olathe Chamber Board

Class of 2020

Michael Horrell, John Deere
Chris Hess, McCownGordon
Mario Washington, Olathe Ford Lincoln
Jimmy Gaona, Edward Jones
Patrick Courtney, Terracon

Class of 2021

Jason Parker, Chair, Jason Parker State Farm Insurance
Brandon Close, Honeywell
Frank Taylor, Kreamer Kincaid Taylor Lipsman Parks & Arney, LC
Chris Mann, DH Pace
Harmat Beebe, Advent Health

Class of 2022

Matthew Stromberg, Chair, Foulston Seifken
Sam Olawaiye, Garmin International
Heidi Thummel, GBA Architects & Engineers
Mark Myer, Central Bank of the Midwest
David Kugler, Bud Brown Volkswagen

Classes serve July 1st­ June 30th.