Updated: Sep 18
Seeking Motivation and Empowerment? Our Latest Podcast Episode Has the Answers You Need.
Join Debra Teufel, President and CEO of the Hutchinson/Reno County Chamber of Commerce, to discuss her leadership journey and the community of Hutchinson, Kansas!
Deborah explains the diverse roles of the chamber, which include advocacy for businesses, economic development, promoting tourism, revitalizing downtown, and managing land development. She discusses the progress made in revitalizing downtown Hutchinson and the upcoming projects, emphasizing the importance of collaborative efforts in making positive changes.
Debra Teufel is the President and CEO of the Hutchinson/Reno County Chamber of Commerce. Teufel began her role with the Chamber in 2017, leading their Visit Hutch, Downtown Hutch, and the Greater Hutch Economic Development Partnership divisions. She previously served as the Director of Public/Private Partnership at the University of Oklahoma - Price College of Business. From 2008-2015, she was the Vice President of the Greater Wichita Economic Development Coalition at the Wichita Regional Chamber of Commerce. She has had many years of economic development across the southcentral Kansas region, including Cowley and Sumner Counties. Teufel is a graduate of 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.