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Randi Jack
Ms. Randi Tveitaraas Jack, International Business Recruitment Manager
1000 SW Jackson Street, Suite 100
Topeka, Kansas USA 66612
Phone: (785) 296-7868
Fax: (785) 296-3490

Randi Tveitaraas Jack manages the Department’s international recruitment program, oversees trade activities and serves as the renewable energy contact for the Agency. In her 26 years with the state, she has worked with companies in Europe, Asia and Canada in key industry sectors including wind energy, aviation, and bioscience. Successful site location projects include Siemens Wind Energy (Germany), CEVA Biomune (France), IdentiGEN (Ireland), Sonaca NMF (Belgium), and Gunze (Japan).

Prior to joining the Agency, Randi worked in international marketing at Storage Technology Corporation, a computer peripherals manufacturer based in Colorado. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Colorado State University and a Master of International Business Administration from the Thunderbird School of Global Management. She is a graduate of the Economic Development Institute at the University of Oklahoma and has also studied at the University of Madrid in Spain. 
April Chiang  April Chiang, International Trade Representative
1000 SW Jackson Street, Suite 100
Topeka, Kansas USA 66612
Phone: (785) 296-5473
Fax: (785) 296-3490

April Chiang works with Kansas exporters and serves as the liaison officer between Kansas and the Southeast Asia region for trade and investment activity. She also manages the Kansas International Trade Show Assistance Program (KITSAP), the Governor’s Exporter of the Year Award and Certificates of Free Sale. April has been with the Kansas Department of Commerce for 12 years. Prior to joining the Agency, she had 10 years of work experience with several multinational companies in Taiwan, including Kmart’s Taiwan Buying Office and the KPMG Taiwan Office. She holds a Bachelor of English Literature from Taipei Chinese Culture University and is a candidate in the Master of International Business Education and Research program at the University of Southern California.

Chang Lu  Mr. Chang Lu, International Trade Representative
22201 W. Innovation Drive, Suite 180E
Olathe, Kansas USA 66061
Phone: (913) 307-7378
Fax: (913) 307-7389

Chang Lu works with Kansas businesses interested in exploring new export opportunities or needing assistance with international business issues. He serves as the liaison for European trade activity and also assists with business recruitment projects. Prior to joining the department, Lu worked at the Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development International Trade and Diplomacy Office, the Utah Department of Commerce and the Utah State Legislature.  He received his MBA from Thunderbird School of Global Management with an emphasis in global development, and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Brigham Young University. 



Steve Kelly
Deputy Secretary 
(785) 296-5298 

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