Upcoming Events

  1. Get Jazzed! A Benefit Concert for ProDeo, CASA, and Lee’s Summit Social Services

    December 20 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  2. Brew:30 1Q

    January 23, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm


Editorial & Product Development

Katie Bean
Managing Director & Editor
Contact Katie about article ideas and submissions, writer’s guidelines and press releases (by e-mail is preferred). Thinking Bigger Business seeks stories about growth-minded and outstanding small businesses in the Kansas City area. Magazine features include:

  • Business profiles
  • News updates including awards, recognition, funding, expansion, new business, mergers & acquisitions, new products, new locations and more
  • Smart Strategies written by local experts to help others grow their business

Claire Martin
Staff Reporter
Contact Claire for editorial coverage on your business. She’s a reporter and a copy editor who can provide featured content on the history, present and future of your business. Claire writes features, profiles and additional copy for Thinking Bigger’s editorial staff.


Lisa Rockett
Sales Manager
Contact Lisa to learn how your business can reach small business owners through advertising, events, custom publications, sponsorships and digital marketing. She’s a consultant and problem-solver who can help find the best fit for your business, services, message and budget. Lisa can share and explain the media kit with information on Thinking Bigger’s mission and products.

Jennifer Gamble
Operations & events manager

Contact Jennifer for information about Thinking Bigger events, including the 25 Under 25 Small Business Awards program, BIG Breakfast, Brew:30 or custom events. She is also the contact person for magazine subscriptions, additional copies and reprints.

Kelly Scanlon
Business development
Kelly can assist with sponsorships, custom publications, and questions about Thinking Bigger Business Media’s marketing tools. We have numerous media vehicles that can help to build awareness for your brand, services or products.

Production & Graphics

Katie West // Rivet
Production manager

Contact Katie for information on logos, images and ad sizes, resolution specs or advertising deadlines.


  1. (913) 432-6690
  2. PO Box 754
        Shawnee Mission, KS
  3. editor@ithinkbigger.com


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