Staff

Our staff is dedicated to the advancement of the Hutchinson/Reno County economy and work to provide existing and new businesses with the tools, incentives, opportunities, and assistance they need to thrive. We invite you to contact us to discover Why Hutch and to explore the many opportunities that are available to businesses and families located in Reno County.


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Debra Teufel

President & CEO at Hutchinson/Reno County Chamber of Commerce
620.860.8666 • Email

Debra Teufel is the President & CEO of the Hutchinson/Reno County Chamber of Commerce. Teufel began her role with the Hutch Chamber in 2017 where she oversees the Chamber, Greater Hutch and Visit Hutch. She has extensive experience in economic development and prior to assuming this role, she served as the Director of Public/Private Partnerships with the Price College of Business at the University of Oklahoma. She served as Vice President of the Greater Wichita Economic Development at the Wichita Metro Chamber of Commerce from 2008-2015, and has worked in economic development since 1999 across the south-central Kansas region. She holds a BS in Business Administration from Southwestern College in Winfield, KS, holds her Certification in Economic Development from the International Economic Development Council since 2008,and is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma’s Economic Development Institute.


 

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Lacie Janzen

Economic Development & Downtown Manager
620.860.8661 • Email

Lacie Janzen is the Economic Development & Downtown Manager at the Hutchinson/Reno County Chamber of Commerce, where she assists with business recruitment and expansions projects in Reno County, as well as managing the coordination of Downtown Hutch programming and activities.  Janzen has been a resident of Hutchinson since 2003. Since moving to Hutchinson she has worked in various marketing roles, most recently as the Director of Marketing and Business Development for a local non-profit agency. She is married to her husband Matt and they have two daughters together.