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Message from our 2016 Chairman of the Board T hank you for your support of the Overland Park Chamber of Commerce I am honored to serve as your chairman, and look forward to working together in 2016

Contents Quality of Life .........................4 Housing ........................................... 6 Education ........................................ 8 Health Care .............................

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I One of the best places to live in America With a current population of more than 180,000 residents, Overland Park represents about onethird of the total population of Johnson County, the states mos

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2 of the Top 10 Places to Retire on the Cheap 17 of 25 American cities Where Homes are Affordable 10 of the 10 Best Places to Reinvent Your Life in Retirement Mylife.com, 2014 Time Money Wallethub

Why are these people smiling Theyre enjoying a worryfree retirement at Tallgrass Creek in Overland Park, KS. Freedom from repairsRetire from the hassle and expense of house upkeep thanks to our fullti

Education is a top priority in Overland Park Some of the best public schools in the country G uided by a philosophy that quality education is a cornerstone for economic development, community leader

KNOW THE VALUE LOVE THE EXPERIENCE Transfer programs Career programs Certificate programs JCCC www.jccc.edu 913 7807000 www.olatheschools.com EDUCATIUS INTERNATIONAL YOU BELONG AT 2014 Horizon

Education is a top priority in Overland Park Some of the best public schools in the country Continued from Page 8 above state and national averages. Olathe has earned 18 National Blue Ribbon School A

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Education is a top priority in Overland Park A wide variety of higher education options O verland Park is home to the states largest institution of higher education Johnson County Community College

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Convenient, stateoftheart health care O verland Park residents are fortunate to be within minutes of six major medical centers and more than 2,000 highly qualified physicians. Besides five major hos

mid ameriCa rehab hospital Teva for your whole life T teVa pharmaCeutiCal please visit tevausa.com eva is working every day to make quality healthcare accessible. As a manufacturer of specialty an

Convenient, stateoftheart health care Continued from Page 14 Stars Youth Ice Hockey Club, Kansas City Christian School and Heartland Soccer Association, offering exclusive Athletic Training and Concu

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All the attributes for a higher quality of life T hanks to an abundance of unique recreation and arts opportunities, Overland Park residences can find a new and exciting experience every day. The ci

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overland park, kansas l AttrActions A1 Deanna Rose Childrens Farmstead A2 Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art A3 Museum at Prairiefire A4 Overland Park Arboretum Botanical Gardens l C1 C2 C3 l E1 E2 E3

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The leading suburban business community in the Midwest W ith a diverse business community, Overland Park has built a robust corporate environment that remains resilient to economic fluctuations. It

CONSTRUCTING COMMUNITY JE Dunn Construction is committed to building the best projects not only for our clients and the community, but for our employees who live, work and play here. Together we are c

The economic engine of Kansas O verland Park has an inventory of nearly 22 million square feet of office space, or approximately onefifth of all office space in the Kansas City region. Two major cor

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The economic engine of Kansas t he same attributes that make Overland Park desirable for residents also make it appealing to those who visit for business or leisure. More than two million tourists,

WERE IN THE BUSINESS OF YOUR BUSINESS. At First National Bank, we understand your business has unique goals and banking needs. Whether youre just starting out, or moving to the next level, First Natio

A retail powerhouse i n 2015, Overland Park welcomed two firsttomarket retail stores that had consumers buzzing with anticipation. SCHEELS, a 220,000squarefoot sporting goods store opened in Corbin

BRINGING CONFIDENCE BACK TO HOME BUYING. fIdeLITY BaNK Buying a home is one of the most important investments of your life. Make it with confidence. Weve streamlined our process to deliver faster tur

Resources for business development The kansas small business development center at Johnson County Community College provides free, confidential oneonone consulting to small business owners and potenti

You Matter nbkc.com NaTIONaL BaNK Whats keeping you from reaching your goals Of KC Increase efficiency, profitability and productivity with our customized business resources Accounts Receivable Busi

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City of Overland Park Above and beyond. by design. W hen incorporated as a firstclass city in 1960, Overland Park comprised 13 square miles of land and it had just 28,085 residents. Today, it has ex

SHOP LOCAL. LIVE LOCAL. Artisan Products Boutiques Downtown Dog Day Fall Festival and Parade OP Farmers Market Galleries Live Music Local Life Third Fridays Massage, Yoga and Wellness dOWNTOWN OP Mo

Johnson County the states most populous county O verland Park comprises about onethird of the population in Johnson County. The most populous county in Kansas, Johnson County contains four of the st

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taxes local sales tax State of Kansas Johnson County 6.50 General Tax Public Safety Tax Stormwater Tax Public Safety Capital Operations Research Triangle Total County Taxes General Tax Street Improv

taxes 2015 property tax and Mill levy 2014 Mill 2015 Mill 2016 Mill Levy Fund Levy Rate Levy Rate Budget Change General Fund 11.873 11.877 11.8884 0.0114 Stormwater Utility .960 .960 .960 0 Total Mil

demographics population characteristics population Year................................................................... Population 1960..............................................................

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t About the chamber ongoing programs and services of the chamber include Advocacy The Chambers lobbyist, assisted by a Government Affairs Committee, works on behalf of Chamber members, providing the

economic development t he Overland Park Economic Development Council OPEDC is a partnership among the Chamber of Commerce, the City of Overland Park and business investors. The OPEDC leverages the s

2016 boArd officers Brad stratton Chairman Overland Park Wealth Management michael Tracy ChairElect OMNI Employment Management Services, LLC sandy Price Brett Bogan 1st ViceChairman Sprint 2nd

chAMber stAff Tracey Osborne, CCe President tosborneopchamber.org stacey Cowan Membership Director frank ebling Controller feblingopchamber.org Julie Hakan scowanopchamber.org Assistant to the

MEMBERSHIP 2016 A A.C. Printing Company, Inc. Greg Russell Loretta Russell 1475 North Winchester Street Olathe, KS 66061 913 7803377 Fax 913 7803378 infoacprints.com www.acprints.com Printers A.L. Hub

American Business Womens Association Rene Street 9820 Metcalf Avenue, Suite 110 Overland Park, KS 66212 913 7325100 Fax 913 6600101 esavageabwa.org www.abwa.org assoCiations nonProfit orGanizations Am

Bank Midwest Kathy Lacy 13270 Metcalf Avenue Overland Park, KS 66213 913 6819933 Fax 913 6811957 www.bankmw.com banks Bank Midwest 1111 Main Street, Suite 2800 Kansas City, MO 64105 816 4719800 Fax 81

Blue Valley Insurance Agency, Inc. Tim Obringer 7311 West 132nd Street, Suite 100 Overland Park, KS 66213 913 4510020 Fax 913 4515847 timbvia.com www.bvia.com insuranCe Blue Valley NEA Debra Hotujac 1

Casa de Fuentes Irene Post 11700 Stearns Street Overland Park, KS 66210 913 4695798 Fax 913 4696785 casadefuentesclkmm.com www.casadefuentes.com aPartments Caseys General Store Robert Pizzini Jackie V

Cogisignals Anoop Goyal 14008 West 135th Street Olathe, KS 66062 913 7448300 agoyalcogisignals.com www.cogisignals.com information systems internet marketinG advertisinG Coldwell Banker Goodlife Real

Cretex Concrete Products, Inc. Jason Duncan, P.E. Bill Keithley John ORourke 23600 West 40th Street Bonner Springs Industrial Park Shawnee, KS 66226 913 4223634 Fax 913 4223666 jduncancretex.com www.c

Don Ernst Agency Farmers Insurance Group Don Ernst 4701 College Boulevard, Suite 200 Leawood, KS 66211 913 4913535 Fax 913 4913536 dernst1farmersagent.com www.farmersagent.comdernst1 insuranCe finanC

Fingerprint Marketing Advertising John Holsen P.O. Box 22337 Kansas City, MO 64113 816 5231111 fingerprnfingerprintmktg.com www.fingerprintmktg.com advertisinG marketinG serviCes Fiorellas Jack Stack

G Garden Terrace at Overland Park Debra L. Biehl 7541 Switzer Road Overland Park, KS 66214 913 6312273 Fax 913 6317154 debrabiehllcca.com www.gardenterraceatoverlandpark.com Homes skilled nursinG faC

Happy Pawz Marsha Ragan Tony Ramsey 9600 Antioch Road Overland Park, KS 66212 913 8887299 marshahappypawz.rocks www.happypawz.rocks Pet dayCareboardinG Pet GroominG serviCe suPPlies Harmon Constructi

Honey Baked Ham Company Keith Kramer 8927 Metcalf Avenue Overland Park, KS 66212 913 3812131 Fax 913 3814185 hbh00450honeybakedoh.com www.honeybakedforyou.com restaurants Caterers Hosfield Benefit Ser

Johnson County Library Sean Casserley 9875 West 87th Street P.O. Box 2933 662011333 Overland Park, KS 66212 913 8264600 Fax 913 8264730 casserleysjocolibrary.org www.jocolibrary.org libraries Johnson

Kulture Kurry L.L.C. Roushan Kumar 9940 College Boulevard Overland Park, KS 66210 913 3399511 kulturekurryrestaurantgmail.com www.kulturekurry.com restaurants Caterers Kutak Rock LLP Dotty Riley 2300

Marriott Overland Park Kim Brown Chad Mohwinkle 10800 Metcalf Avenue Overland Park, KS 66210 913 4518000 Fax 913 4518989 www.overlandparkmarriott.com Hotels Martin, Pringle, Oliver, Wallace Bauer, LL

Morgan Hunter Jerry Hellebusch 7600 West 110th Street Overland Park, KS 66210 913 4913434 Fax 913 4091229 jhellebuschmorganhunter.com www.morganhunter.com emPloyment aGenCies serviCes Morgan Stanley

On the Border Mexican Grill Cantina Tiffany Rosner 11855 West 95th Street Overland Park, KS 66214 913 8008262 Fax 913 8883972 O00116ontheborder.com www.ontheborder.com restaurants Caterers One Block

Paychex, Inc. Deana Behrndt Mike McGavran 5901 College Boulevard, Suite 400 Overland Park, KS 66211 913 8147776 Fax 913 8149839 www.paychex.com Payroll serviCe Payne Jones, Chartered Jodde Lanning 11

Q QC Holdings, Inc. Darrin Andersen 9401 Indian Creek Parkway, Suite 1500 Overland Park, KS 66210 913 2345000 Fax 913 2345737 john.kinneyqchi.com www.qcholdings.com finanCial serviCes QKBK Training LL

RubinBrown LLP Chip Harris, CPA Glenn Henderson Todd Pleimann 10975 Grandview Drive, Suite 600 Overland Park, KS 66210 913 4914144 Fax 913 4916821 inforubinbrown.com www.rubinbrown.com aCCountants Rx

Sheraton Overland Park Hotel Bruce Boettcher Ron Boxberger Andi Vanasse 6100 College Boulevard Overland Park, KS 66211 913 2342100 Fax 913 2342110 www.sheraton.comoverlandpark Hotels Sherwin Williams

Stratford Commons Memory Care Cindy Freeman Anthony Mendolia Lori Willber 12340 Quivira Road Overland Park, KS 66213 913 8510215 Fax 913 8510210 stratfordtutera.com www.stratfordmemorycare.com Homes

Toshiba Business Solutions Brian Boley 2732 Northeast Independence Avenue Lees Summit, MO 64064 816 8424931 Fax 816 3794662 brian.boleytbs.toshiba.com www.business.toshiba.com CoPiers suPPlies ComPut

V V Wealth Management Metcalf Partners Jeb Graham, CFP 9820 Metcalf Avenue, Suite 130 Overland Park, KS 66212 913 8274618 Fax 913 8274640 jeb.grahamvwealth.com www.metcalfpartners.com wealtH manaGeme

Webster University Kansas City Megan Gray 10450 Holmes Street, Suite 100 Kansas City, MO 64131 816 4441000 Fax 816 4441740 kansascitywebster.edu www.webster.edukc ColleGes and universities eduCationa

WHOS WHO 2016 A Abrams, Jason ............. 816 2347426 Commerce Bank Adams, Jay................... 913 6347303 32 Baseball Club of Johnson County, Inc. Adams, Shawn ............. 913 2138876 Savers A

Boyd, Chelsey .............. 719 2017442 WIS International Boyd, Karen.................. 816 5594645 United Way of Greater Kansas City Boyer, Crystal ............... 913 3858200 INTRUST Bank Boyer, Ri

Craig, Ben..................... 913 9013002 Central Bank of the Midwest Cramer, Sterling........... 913 3811170 Olsson Associates Crandall, Rebecca V. ... 913 2399130 McAuley Crandall, PA Creach, Gen

Falkner, Bret ................. 913 2399144 Sams CLUB of Overland Park Falter, Joe..................... 913 8718107 Stop Hunger Now Farris, Alan ................... 913 2392700 Landmark National Bank

Harbin, Jeremy............. 913 5925757 Equity Bank Hardesty, Penny ........... 913 6487800 State Farm Insurance Penny Hardesty Hardwick, John ............ 913 7548120 nXio Harker, Kevin.............

Kelley, Mike .................. 913 6966121 YRC Freight Kelley, Timothy............. 913 3813311 Valley View Bank Kelly, Mike .................... 913 3175626 Cornerstone Home Lending Kenyon, Mindy ..

Markel, Dana ................ 913 5532878 Overland Park Convention Visitors Bureau Markley, Todd ............... 913 8946325 Success Meals KC Marriott, Rick ............... 913 9051007 FryWagner Movi

Nevius, Gary ................. 913 3176772 MOMENTA Newby, Brian D............. 913 7823441 Johnson County Election Office Newman, June ............. 913 5493900 Arvest Bank Nichols, Beverly ..........

Rasmussen, Todd ........ 913 8712188 Rasmussen Law, LLC Ratzlaff, Roger ............. 913 9515800 WaterFront Wealth Raveill, Colleen ............ 913 3832085 Claridge Court Ravis, Mark................

Sherwood, Jennifer ..... 816 3298600 TranSystems Shields, Mike................ 913 9515800 WaterFront Wealth Shields, Will .................. 913 8889247 68s Inside Sports Shoemaker, Susan ....... 913

Trias, Nick..................... 913 4021000 Nicklaus Golf Club at LionsGate Troester, Steve ............. 913 3626500 PGAV Architects, Inc. Truitt, Rhonda .............. 913 5418084 National Auctione

Woodle, Dr. Bradley ..... 913 6431771 Advanced Sports Family Chiropractic Acupuncture Woods, Julia, RN, MSN ....................................... 913 3177000 Saint Lukes South Hospital Woodworth,

BUYERS GUIDE 2016 AccountAnts G U I D E Ashok B. Bavishi, C.P.A. 7180 West 107th Street, Suite 16 Overland Park, KS 66212 913 6425330 ashokbavishi.net Buchanan Clarke Schlader LLP 8900 Indian Creek

Davidson Architecture Engineering 4301 Indian Creek Parkway Overland Park, KS 66207 913 4519390 johndavidsonae.com www.davidsonae.com DLR Group 7290 West 133rd Street Overland Park, KS 66213 913 8977

Seck Associates 7285 West 132nd Street, Suite 240 Overland Park, KS 66213 913 8158481 sseckseckassociates.com www.seckassociates.com Shook, Hardy Bacon L.L.P. 2555 Grand Boulevard Kansas City, MO 64

Central Bank of the Midwest 7960 West 135th Street Overland Park, KS 66223 913 9013080 cristil.singerscentralbank.net www.centralbankmidwest.net Central Bank of the Midwest 7800 College Boulevard Over

Signs by Tomorrow Overland Park 10049 West 87th Street Overland Park, KS 66212 913 5411331 overlandparksignsbytomorrow.com www.signsbytomorrow.com overlandpark BlOOd BAnks centers Community Blood C

Grandmas Office Catering 4001 Northeast Davidson Road Kansas City, MO 64116 913 3278663 davidgrandmasbcglobal.net www.grandmascatering.com Honey Baked Ham Company 8927 Metcalf Avenue Overland Park, KS

Emporia State University Kansas City 8400 West 110th Street, Suite 150 Overland Park, KS 66210 913 3384378 esumetroemporia.edu www.emporia.edukc Friends University 6300 Glenwood Street, Suite 100 Over

cOntrActOrs electricAl Jeremy Services, LLC 4908 A Johnson Drive Roeland Park, KS 66205 913 3750070 jeremyjeremykc.com www.jeremykc.com SARIN Energy Solutions 9136 Cody Street Overland Park, KS 66214

custOm picture FrAminG The Great Frame Up at Lionsgate 14549 Metcalf Avenue Overland Park, KS 66223 913 8973200 mkayegmail.com www.lionsgate.thegreatframeup.com Sunny Day Pediatric Dentistry PA 7381

DLR Group 7290 West 133rd Street Overland Park, KS 66213 913 8977811 overlandparkdlrgroup.com www.dlrgroup.com Garver, LLC 7301 West 129th Street, Suite 330 Overland Park, KS 66213 913 6969755 MEWilli

Overland Park Wealth Management 7300 West 110th Street, Suite 700 Overland Park, KS 66210 913 7216796 bradopwealthmanagement.com www.opwealthmanagement.com Renaissance Financial 7400 College Boulevard

Suburban Lawn Garden 10501 Roe Avenue Overland Park, KS 66207 913 6498700 suburbansuburbanlg.com www.suburbanlg.com cLean Meals KC 8905 West 135th Street Overland Park, KS 66221 913 2390443 infoclea

eSolutions 8215 West 108th Terrace Overland Park, KS 66210 866 6334726 infoesolutionsinc.com www.esolutionsinc.com Gordon Dental 11401 Nall Avenue, Suite 102 Leawood, KS 66211 913 6495017 philipjgordo

Certified Radon 5150 Northwest Waukomis Drive Kansas City, MO 64151 816 5873500 infocertifiedradonkc.com www.CertifiedRadonkc.com Renewal by Andersen 8180 Nieman Road Lenexa, KS 66214 913 3851300 jrei

humAn resOurce cOnsultAnts JobMatch Assessment, Inc. 11825 Mackey Street Overland Park, KS 66210 913 3221538 kyoungjobmatchassessment.com www.JobMatchAssessment.com insurAnce AAA Missouri 10600 Metca

YP 8700 Indian Creek Parkway, Suite 290 Building 3, Corporate Woods Overland Park, KS 66210 913 9544298 ja3715yp.com www.yp.com Jewelry Visionary Jewelers 6801 West 135th Street, Suite A37 Overland P

GlynnDevins Advertising Marketing Services 11230 College Boulevard Overland Park, KS 66210 913 4910600 glynndevinsglynndevins.com www.glynndevins.com medicAl centers CorporateCare Shawnee Mission M

Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas 9720 West 87th Street Overland Park, KS 66212 913 4332100 infocatholiccharitiesks.org www.catholiccharitiesks.org Catholic Community Hospice 9740 West 87th Stree

phArmAcies OptumRx 6860 West 115th Street, Suite 150 Overland Park, KS 66211 913 2530845 robert.raffalooptum.com www.optum.com The University of Kansas Cancer Center 12200 West 110th Street Overland

reAl estAte ApprAisers National Auctioneers Association 8880 Ballentine Street Overland Park, KS 66214 913 5418084 sgerenauctioneers.org www.auctioneers.org Valbridge Property Advisors Shaner Apprai

Option Real Estate Services, Inc. 7912 Floyd Street Overland Park, KS 66204 816 5887457 gregswarensoptionkc.com www.optionresi.com Savage Browning LLC 8676 West 96th Street, Suite 100 Overland Park,

Red Robin Gourmet BurgersNorth Overland Park 7111 West 95th Street Overland Park, KS 66212 913 6429800 awheelereatpbj.com www.redrobin.com Red Robin Gourmet BurgersSouth Overland Park 8657 West 135th

Precision Roofing 11903 East Old Lone Jack LS Road Lees Summit, MO 64086 816 2547100 rhoffmanroofingkc.com www.roofingkc.com Primrose School of Overland Park 12100 West 135th Street Overland Park, KS

The Salvation Army Kansas Western Missouri 3637 Broadway Street Kansas City, MO 64111 816 7561455 kanwebusc.salvationarmy.org www.salarmymokan.org Stop Hunger Now 11888 West 91st Street Overland Par

QKBK Training LLC P.O. Box 142 Stillwell, KS 66085 913 7105132 carrollqkbktraining.com www.qkbktraining.com Technical Training Professionals 9401 Indian Creek Parkway, Suite 1170 Overland Park, KS 662

yOuth OrGAnizAtiOns And centers Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City 1709 Walnut Street Kansas City, MO 64108 816 7772880 ericabbbskc.org www.bbbskc.org Boy Scouts of AmericaHeart of Ameri

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