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The Kansas Black Chamber is a nonprofit organization that embodies all types of businesses, especially black and minority owned interests and partnering.  Our pur pose is to represent and serve the state of Kansas.  As a membership organization, financial health is intrinsically tied to the economic well being of our business members and the influence it has on the overall health of communities.  Sharing the weight of environmental declines, impacts future business development, and neighborhood revitalization.  The KBCC strongly believes our position is to be the catalysts for cooperative partnerships that leverage access to capital and funding opportunities for our constituents and the community at large.  In addition, the network of resources obtained through chamber members provides a valuable asset to supporting economic growth.

Advocate for your business needs

As a leader in the state of Kansas, our objective is to help create a community that is conducive for African American businesses to prosper. It is the role of the Kansas Black Chamber of Commerce to advocate and lobby on behalf of Minority and Women Business Entrepreneurs by establishing programs and networking opportunities to expand resources and businesses.

Board Members

Founding Chairman
Leroy Tombs (Deceased) 
Tombs & Son, Inc.

Brenda Barrett
Consultant, Author

Everidge Cade, Chairman
Johnson Controls

Ray Edgerson
Ray Edgerson Insurance

Ron Ford, Treasurer
SureWest Communications

Donald Gardner
AIA - Architect

Robert Milan, Sr.
Board of Public Utilities

Micheal Moore
New York Life Insurance

Keith Slider, Secretary
Slider Funeral Home

Carol Taylor, Vice President
A Clean Slate

Advisory Committee

Alonzo Harrison
HDB Construction

Dr. Ike Francis
Mustardseed Cultural & Environmental Services, LLC

Alicia Hooks
BRP Enterprises


Christal Watson
President & CEO

March Humphery
Executive Assistant

Mary Ann Flunder
Membership Services

Johnny Thompson
Membership Services

Ron Jones
Membership Services

Florence Hays
Administrative Assistant