Kansas City SmartPort, Inc
Apr 02, 2021
Chris Gutierrez
Kansas City SmartPort, Inc

Chris Gutierrez is the President of Kansas City SmartPort, Inc., a non-profit economic development organization that works to attract freight-based companies, such as manufacturing, distribution and warehouses, to the 18 county, bi-state Kansas City region. SmartPort is an affiliated group of the Kansas City Area Development Council (KCADC).

Chris has been active in logistics and international business for more than thirty years.  He has worked in the public and private sector in economic development, international business and logistics. 

Chris’ community involvement includes his positions as a board member of the following organizations: Board of Advisors of the University of Kansas Supply Chain Management Program, CSCMP, Mid-America District Export Council, Kansas State MBA Program, World Trade Center – Kansas City and Board of Advisors for People to People International. He is also alumni of the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce Centurions.