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: Jeannie Shy, retired
President-elect: Richard Kelly, Key Staffing
Treasurer: Karon Lee, Prescription Network
Immediate Past President: Rick LeJuerrne, Washburn School of Business
Past Presidents’ Board Representative: Chris St. John, Lawyers Title of Kansas
First VP: Jared Hitchens, Greater Topeka Partnership
VP of Membership: Irene Haws, Fidelity State Bank & Trust
VP of Youth Education: Marlene Showalter, retired
VP of Member Education: Michael Eichten, retired


Glenda DuBoise, Collective Community Development Firm, LLC
Irene Haws, Fidelity State Bank & Trust
Jared Hitchens, Greater Topeka Partnership
Richard Kelly, Key Staffing
Jeanette Johnson, Berkshire Hathaway First, REALTORS
Kevin Litscher, American Family Insurance
Kerri Mosinski, Midland Care
Jeanny Sharp, Silver Lake Bank

Executive Director
Beth Mathews