Tim McKee’s career at the Olathe Chamber of Commerce began in Spring 1998. In cooperation with the City of Olathe, he quickly developed and implemented an ambitious economic development program that has resulted in Olathe being one of the fastest-growing cities in the United States for most of the last decade. Now serving as the Chamber’s CEO, he works with the Board of Directors to set the Chamber’s program of work, which involves advancing the economic well-being and quality of life in Olathe through the following Chamber departments: Economic Development, Convention & Visitors, Membership Services, Business-to-Government Advocacy, and Leadership.
Prior to joining the Olathe Chamber of Commerce, Tim spent four years at the Overland Park Chamber of Commerce, honing his economic development skills. Tim’s involved in many service organizations, serving on the board of directors for the County Economic Research Institute, the Institute for Organizational Management, a program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and chairing the Greater Kansas City Foreign Trade Zone Board. In 2006 he was chairman of the board for the Johnson County United Way. Tim received a bachelor’s degree in business from Southwest Missouri State University. He enjoys running, golfing, and outdoor activities of hunting and fishing.