September 19 - 22, 2021
2021 UEDA SUMMIT THEME
Transformation: Forward Thinking in a Changing World
2021 UEDA Summit Speakers
Chief Strategy Officer, Kansas Department of Commerce
Trent Armbrust joined Commerce following seven years in Economic Development for the Manhattan Area Chamber of Commerce. Armbrust is leading efforts to develop the Kansas Framework for Growth, the first comprehensive economic development plan for the state since the Redwood-Krider Report in 1986.
An active member of several economic development, bioscience and community organizations, Armbrust earned his bachelor’s degree in Biology and master’s degree in Plant Physiology from Kansas State University and is a graduate from the Economic Development Institute at the University of Oklahoma.