Leawood Chamber of Commerce looking for new CEO as former president begins new educational role

The Leawood Chamber of Commerce has begun looking for a new CEO and president as former CEO Kevin Jeffries begins a new role at De Soto's USD 232. Photo credit Strauss Peyton / Leawood Chamber of Commerce.

The Leawood Chamber of Commerce will soon be under new leadership. Kevin Jeffries, former CEO and president, stepped down from the role to take a position at De Soto’s Unified School District 232.

The chamber is conducting a search for a new chief executive officer and president.

Jeffries’ plans for his new role: Jeffries served as the Chamber’s president for more than 20 years and was the first person to ever fill the role.