Olathe Chamber of Commerce Chief Executive Officer Tim McKee announced the appointment of Kelly Peetoom as Vice President of the Olathe Convention and Visitors Bureau.
Peetoom, who has spent the past 10 years with the Overland Park CVB, will begin his new duties Sept. 14.
While at Overland Park, Peetoom most recently served as the vice president of sales. His additional experience there includes directing the community's sports alliance and serving as convention sales manager. He also has significant experience in the hotel industry at four different properties in metro Kansas City. A graduate from the University of Central Missouri, he is certified as an association sales executive, sports event executive and destination specialist for the state of Kansas. He has also served on numerous boards and committees in the convention and sales industry.
“We are excited to have Kelly join our team,” McKee says. “He was highly-recommended by numerous individuals in the industry and the region. He joins the Olathe Convention and Visitors Bureau at an exciting time as our hotel and meeting space, athletic facilities and attractions continue to grow. Our location makes us an attractive destination for business and entertainment.”
About the Olathe Chamber of Commerce: It was the first chamber in the state to receive Five-Star Accreditation from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce – a designation obtained by only 1 percent of the nation’s chambers. Its vision is to be the voice of business that advances the economic well-being and quality of life in Olathe. Its mission is to foster a progressive community through inspired leadership, balanced economic growth, highest educational opportunities and responsive government to ensure a quality family business environment.
About the Olathe Convention and Visitors Bureau: The Olathe Convention and Visitors Bureau is a division of the Olathe Chamber of Commerce and works in conjunction with the City of Olathe to promote awareness about our community.