Chris Gutierrez is the President of Kansas City SmartPort, Inc., a non-profit economic development organization that promotes and enhances the Kansas City region’s status as a leading North American logistics hub.

Chris has been active in logistics and international business for more than twenty years. He has worked in the public and private sector in 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, International Trade Council, World Trade Center – Kansas City and Park University’s Civic Advisory Board. He is also alumni of the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce Centurions.