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: Russ Kromminga, Century Business Technologies
President-elect: Rick LeJuerrne, Washburn University School of Business
Treasurer: Karon Lee, CURRUS
Immediate Past President: Russ Cobb, Evergy
Past Presidents Advisory Chairperson: Stephen Osborne, The Osborne Company
Past Presidents’ Board Representative: Chris St. John, Lawyers Title of Kansas
VP of Membership: Brandon Aldridge, Brandon Aldridge State Farm Insurance
VP of Youth Education: Marlene Showalter, Scotch Fabric Care
VP of Member Education: Michael Eichten,  BlueCross BlueShield of Kansas

Garry Cushinberry, CoreFirst Bank & Trust
Glenda DuBoise, Collective Community Development Firm, LLC
Kathleen Hein, Premier Employment Solutions
Tom Hickman, Washburn University School of Business
Kevin Litscher, Peter Bellucci American Family Insurance
Abigail McCrory, Washburn University Student
Kerri Mosinski, Midland Care
Yana Ross, Farm Bureau Financial Services
Stan Martindell, Topeka Electric Motor Repair, Inc.