Steering Committee

Hype is a volunteer organization that is led by a Steering Committee that determines the ultimate direction of the organization. The Chair of the Hype Steering Committee also serves a one year term
on the Manhattan Area Chamber of Commerce Board.

Stephanie

Stephanie Pierce – Chair
Kansas State University Innovation Partners

Tara

Tara Grubb – Past Chair
Complete Weddings & Events

Grace Stanfield – Play Chair
The Bluemont Hotel

Liz Holle

Liz Holle – Connect Chair
Big Lakes Devleopment Center

Ross Bugbee – #LoveMHK Chair
ESB Financial

Nija Threat – Engage Chair
McCownGordon Construction

Morgan

Morgan King – Develop Chair
CivicPlus

Kara Wray – Marketing Chair
Manhattan Area Chamber of Commerce

Alex

Alex Foltz – Founding Investor
SPS Companies, Inc.

Carrie

Carrie Alt – Founding Investor
BHS Construction

Sarah

Sarah Siders – Founding Investor
Young Trustees

Caronda

Caronda Moore – Founding Investor
Kansas State University Innovation Partners

Amber Wilhelm – Staff Liaison
Manhattan Area Chamber of Commerce

Mark

Mark Bachamp – Chamber Board Rep
Olsson

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