About Us

About Us

Sales & Marketing Executives of Topeka (SME Topeka) is the leading organization for sales and marketing professionals in Northeast Kansas. Our members are committed to practicing the highest standards of excellence in all aspects of sales and marketing through continued education, community involvement, and professional networking. We do this by offering opportunities to enhance your skills, connect with future sales and marketing professionals, and exchange industry strategies with your peers.

Please explore our website to learn more about SME Topeka. We look forward to meeting you at an upcoming event!

SME Topeka Board Members


President: Stephen Osborne
President-elect: Russ Cobb
First Vice President: Andrew Lindeman
Secretary/Treasurer: Karon Lee
Past Presidents’ Board Representative: Barbara Barnard
Immediate Past President: Kathleen Hein
Past Presidents Advisory Chair: William Beteta

V.P. Membership Development: Jake Wareham
V.P. Youth Education: Marlene Showalter
V.P. Special Events: Russ Cobb
V.P. Member Education: Kristen Kogle


Brandon Aldridge, Ben Bulter, Garry Cushinberry, Tom Hickman
Chelsea Huston, Tim Kolling