Flint Hills Center expands staff


The Flint Hills Center for Public Policy in Wichita announces that it has hired a person to assume the role of Vice President of Advancement and Marketing.

This is the second major expansion of staff this year at the Flint Hills Center. In April, it added investigative journalist Paul Soutar to its staff. That has already paid off with several investigations.

Here’s more information from the press release:

(Wichita) – Gretchen Colón has been named Vice President of Advancement and Marketing at the Flint Hills Center for Public Policy. Colón will lead fundraising efforts and will develop and implement a comprehensive marketing plan to make the organization’s research available to more Kansans.

Colón assumed the newly created position May 26.

In her past position, Colón raised over $700,000 through grants and individual gifts for the Lakeside Chautauqua Foundation. Colón also collaborated to develop an internship program. In addition to her work at non-profit organizations, Colón taught macroeconomics and microeconomics at Terra Community College, engaging young professionals by bringing current events to the forefront during class discussions. Colón received her Bachelor’s degree in public relations and business from Heidelberg College and her M.B.A. from Tiffin University in Ohio.


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