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Howard R. Fricke

Kansas


Howard R. Fricke

As Secretary of the Kansas Department of Commerce, Howard R. Fricke heads up the state’s lead economic development organization. The mission of the Department of Commerce is to empower business and communities through bold leadership using strategic resources to realize prosperity in Kansas. Fricke oversees the state’s efforts in creating jobs through business recruitment and expansion, agriculture marketing, workforce development, community development, international trade, and travel and tourism.

Prior to being Secretary of the Kansas Department of Commerce, Fricke was secretary of the Kansas Department of Administration, the central service resource for Kansas government functions.


Article | August 31, 2006
Property Tax Relief Spurs Investment, Growth in Kansas   

By: Howard R. Fricke

If location is the key to success in business, then there are few better locations than Kansas. Business is booming in the Sunflower State, thanks in...more >>


Article | December 31, 2004
Kansas? Yes Indeed!   

By: Howard R. Fricke

In fact, aircraft design and production is a major part of the Kansas economy. More than sixty percent of the general aviation aircraft produced in...more >>


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