Chamber Staff

Daryn Soldan, Executive Director

Daryn had been the Executive Director since May 2016. He came to the Chamber from the Kansas Small Business Development Center, where he provided consulting services to existing and prospective business owners for nearly six years. Daryn has experience working for multiple Chambers is the Flint Hills Region, having spent time in Economic Development with the Manhattan Area Chamber of Commerce and in Operations and Membership with the Junction City Area Chamber of Commerce. He enjoys working with businesses in the Wamego area while continuing to facilitate growth and opportunities throughout the region. Daryn welcomes your thoughts and feedback for the benefit of your Chamber.


Kara Holle, Event & Tourism Coordinator  |

Kara has been with the Chamber since March 2014 and in her role as Event & Tourism Coordinator since January 2018. She oversees programming and event planning and operations as well provides administrative support to the Wamego Convention and Visitors Bureau. Kara shares that her favorite part of working at the Chamber is the opportunity to play a larger, more impactful role in community events and that she loves and helping members connect to other people and resources. As a member of the Wamego community for over 28 years, Kara enjoys volunteering for many organizations and has served on the Columbian Theatre Board of Directors.