Welcome to the Kansas City chapter of the Women Construction Owners & Executives USA

Our Mission


The purpose of the WCOE KC is to promote and endorse leadership, mentorship and opportunities for advancement of women leaders in the construction industry.

June Member Spotlight


Our June Member Spotlight is on Vanessa Linscott, President and CEO of Staco Electric and currently serving on our Legislative committee. Head over to the Member Spotlight page to read more!

May Member Spotlight


Our May Member Spotlight is on Sheila Ohrenberg, President and CEO of Sorella Group, Inc. as well as the current President of WCOE USA. Visit the Member Spotlight page to see Sheila's impact on the local community and the construction industry as a whole!

This May spotlight is sponsored by PlanGrid construction software.

PlanGrid Construction Software

WCOE KC May Panel Discussion Lunch for Members and Guests


Members and guests, please join us for a panel lunch being held Wednesday, May 22nd at the Kemper Museum located at 4420 Warwick Blvd. Kansas City, MO 64111. This lunch will feature a dynamic panel discussion covering growth, development and the future of Kansas City's construction market. Panelists will include Jolie Justus, Quinton Lucas, Jim Thomas, and Jon Copaken.

For more information and to purchase tickets, visit our eventbrite link.

RSVP to Susan Remington, Director at Large & Membership Chair via email: wcoekc@wcoekc.org or president@wcoekc.org. If you have any questions please call 816-631-1700 and we hope to see you there!

New Updates!


Stay tuned for exciting announcements coming soon including Committee Chair Updates, Committee Meeting Dates, and an updated Membership Portal. Membership Packets are available via wcoekc@wcoekc.org.

If you missed it, we are thrilled that the WCOE KC Chapter was announced by the Kansas City Business Journal, see article under News Link. Don’t forget to follow WCOE KC on social media!

CONGRATULATIONS to our new WCOE KC Board of Directors.


The slate for the Board of Directors has been approved by the majority of the members of WCOE KC. Thank you to everyone for participating and showing such positive support for the KC Chapter. This is an exciting time in Kansas City, especially in the construction industry, and we know the WCOE KC Chapter will be an example of pride, strength, & leadership in the community and in the construction industry.

  • President: Lisa Garney
  • Vice President: Elisabeth DeCoursey
  • Secretary: Ashley Tumberger
  • Treasurer: Julie Farrell
  • Director At Large: Susan Remington
  • WCOE USA Central Region Director:Dianna Richardson
  • WCOE USA President:Sheila Ohrenberg

Phenomenal Kick Off Success! Thank you Kansas City!


Thank you to all Sponsors and Guests for attending the WCOE KC New Year Cocktail Reception - a phenomenal success! The sold out crowd demonstrates our communities and elected officials commitment to developing, supporting, and empowering women leaders in the construction industry.

We encourage and invite the KC construction industry, women executives and women business owners, to Become a Member of WCOE KC. The WCOE KC Membership Application can be found under the Membership tab above.