We were established in 1957 by area sales and marketing leaders with the goal to improve the knowledge, standards, conduct and network of sales and marketing leaders. Over the years our membership has grown and changed with the times. Membership is your chance to become part of a vital organization in Northeast Kansas.

SME Topeka offers you:

  • Professional and personal development
  • A network with other sales and marketing professionals in Northeast Kansas
  • Opportunities to give back to the community and support future business leaders through youth education programs


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Our membership

Barbara Barnard
Community Bank

Vickie Brokke
Topeka Civic Theatre & Academy and Theatre Club of Topeka

Roger Brokke

Russ Cobb

Garry G. Cushinberry
CoreFirst Bank & Trust

Glenda DuBoise
GKD Management Consulting & Training, LLC

Michael Eichten, CLU, ChFC
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas

Leslie Fleuranges
Tender Loving Care Pet Nursing Hotel

Vince Frye
Honorary Member

Kathleen Hein, CSP
Premier Employment Solutions

Kayla Henry
CoreFirst Bank & Trust

Tom Hickman
Washburn University School of Business

Lynette Hudson
Lynette Hudson State Farm Insurance Co.

Alex Hunt
WestSide Stamp & Awards

Jeanette Johnson
Berkshire Hathaway First, REALTORS

Jim Klausman
Midwest Health

Teresa Kuszak
Carpet Plus Design Center

Jay T. Ladenburger

Karon Lee

Rick LeJuerrne
Washburn University School of Business

Kevin Litscher
American Family Insurance

Stephanie Luke
Mize Houser & Company P.A.

Dawna McCabe
Century Business Technologies, Inc.

Mark McCabe
Century Business Technologies, Inc.

Jeff Martin CLU, ChFC, LUTCF
Waddell & Reed, Inc.

Mitch Miller
Honorary Member

Rebecca Moore
Capitol Federal®

Stephen Osborne
The Osborne Company

David Price
Washburn University School of Business

Marlene Showalter
Scotch Fabric Care

Jeannie Shy
Washburn University Alumni Association and Foundation

David Sollars
Washburn University School of Business

Chris Spargo
Ed Bozarth Chevrolet

Chris St. John
Lawyers Title of Topeka

Barbara Stapleton
GO Topeka

Darin Stephens
Stone & Story Real Estate Group

Michael Stoica
Washburn University School of Business

Martin Strydom
Midwest Single Source

Kyler Tarwater
Kansas Expocentre