VISIT TOPEKA INC

Address
618 S KANSAS AVE
TOPEKA, KS 66603
Contact
Website: http://www.visittopeka.com
Phone: +1 (785) 234-1030
Nonprofit
NTEE: S41 - Promotion of Business
EIN: 32-0176144

Mission

TO PROMOTE THE CITY OF TOPEKA AND ATTRACT VISITORS AND CONVENTIONS.
 201520142012
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation2007
Subsection501(c)
Organization typeCorporation
Metropolitan statistical area8440
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Number of employees1416 
Personnel
Benke, Rick
TitleSECRETARYBOARD MEMBER 
Name of key/compensated personRICK BENKERICK BENKE 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00 
PositionIndividual trustee or director, OfficerIndividual trustee or director 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00 
Bitler, Kayla
TitleBOARD MEMBER  
Name of key/compensated personKAYLA BITLER  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00  
PositionIndividual trustee or director  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Chabon, Jeffrey
TitleBOARD MEMBER  
Name of key/compensated personJEFFREY CHABON  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00  
PositionIndividual trustee or director  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Cook, Hr
Title BOARD MEMBER 
Name of key/compensated person HR COOK 
Reportable compensation from org $0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00 
Position Individual trustee or director 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00 
Fisher, Chris
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER 
Name of key/compensated personCHRIS FISHERCHRIS FISHER 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00 
PositionIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00 
Fizell, Sarah
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER 
Name of key/compensated personSARAH FIZELLSARAH FIZELL 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00 
PositionIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00 
Fry, Rodger
TitleTREASURERTREASURER 
Name of key/compensated personRODGER FRYRODGER FRY 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00 
PositionIndividual trustee or director, OfficerIndividual trustee or director, Officer 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00 
Frye, Vince
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER 
Name of key/compensated personVINCE FRYEVINCE FRYE 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00 
PositionIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00 
Hoffmann, Susan
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER 
Name of key/compensated personSUSAN HOFFMANNSUSAN HOFFMANN 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00 
PositionIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00 
Ives, Jay
Title BOARD MEMBER 
Name of key/compensated person JAY IVES 
Reportable compensation from org $0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00 
Position Individual trustee or director 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00 
Kinsinger, Doug
Title BOARD MEMBER 
Name of key/compensated person DOUG KINSINGER 
Reportable compensation from org $0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00 
Position Individual trustee or director 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00 
Klausman, Brett
TitleBOARD MEMBER  
Name of key/compensated personBRETT KLAUSMAN  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00  
PositionIndividual trustee or director  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Knight, John
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER 
Name of key/compensated personJOHN KNIGHTJOHN KNIGHT 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00 
PositionIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00 
Kossler, Mark
TitlePAST CHAIRCHAIR 
Name of key/compensated personMARK KOSSLERMARK KOSSLER 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00 
PositionIndividual trustee or director, OfficerIndividual trustee or director, Officer 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00 
Patel, Dean
TitleBOARD MEMBERSECRETARY 
Name of key/compensated personDEAN PATELDEAN PATEL 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00 
PositionIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director, Officer 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00 
Patton, Fred
TitleBOARD MEMBER  
Name of key/compensated personFRED PATTON  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00  
PositionIndividual trustee or director  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Pivarnik, Matt
TitleBOARD MEMBER  
Name of key/compensated personMATT PIVARNIK  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00  
PositionIndividual trustee or director  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Robertson, Kevin
TitleBOARD MEMBERPAST CHAIR 
Name of key/compensated personKEVIN ROBERTSONKEVIN ROBERTSON 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00 
PositionIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director, Officer 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00 
Schmidt, Vicki
Title BOARD MEMBER 
Name of key/compensated person VICKI SCHMIDT 
Reportable compensation from org $0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00 
Position Individual trustee or director 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00 
Sloup, Nikki
TitleBOARD MEMBER  
Name of key/compensated personNIKKI SLOUP  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00  
PositionIndividual trustee or director  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Smith, Kevin
TitleCHAIRVICE-CHAIR 
Name of key/compensated personKEVIN SMITHKEVIN SMITH 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00 
PositionIndividual trustee or director, OfficerIndividual trustee or director, Officer 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00 
Wiley, Brendan
TitleVICE-CHAIRBOARD MEMBER 
Name of key/compensated personBRENDAN WILEYBRENDAN WILEY 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00 
PositionIndividual trustee or director, OfficerIndividual trustee or director 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00 
Purpose: mission, activities & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesTO PROMOTE THE CITY OF TOPEKA AND ATTRACT VISITORS AND CONVENTIONS.TO PROMOTE THE CITY OF TOPEKA AND ATTRACT VISITORS AND CONVENTIONS. 
Program expenses (total)$474,329.00$824,864.00 
Programs, including revenue & expenses
DEVELOP, MARKET AND PROMOTE THE CITY OF TOPEKA AND ITS BUSINESSES
Program expenses$474,329.00$824,864.00 
Program revenue $1,714,326.00 
Program descriptionDEVELOP, MARKET AND PROMOTE THE CITY OF TOPEKA AND ITS BUSINESSESDEVELOP, MARKET AND PROMOTE THE CITY OF TOPEKA AND ITS BUSINESSES 
Financial data
Expense categories (totals)
Sum (total functional expenses)$1,162,845.00$1,492,387.00 
Program services (total functional expenses)$474,329.00$824,864.00 
Management & general (total functional expenses)$688,516.00$667,523.00 
Fundraising (total functional expenses)$0.00$0.00 
Revenue
Total revenue$1,629,466.00$1,714,860.00 
Program service revenue (total)$1,625,184.00$1,714,326.00$1,105,150.00
Revenue from contributions (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00
Investment income$252.00$34.00 
Total unrelated business revenue$0.00$0.00 
Other revenue, current yr$4,030.00$500.00 
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$0.00$0.00 
Gross receipts$1,629,466.00$1,714,860.00 
Other types of revenue
Miscellaneous revenue (total)$4,030.00$500.00 
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments$252.00$34.00 
Net rental income$0.00$0.00$0.00
Fees for services
Legal fees (total)$15,001.00$14,599.00 
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00 
General management fees (total)$20,118.00$5,093.00 
Accounting service fees (total)$20,094.00$14,775.00 
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$1,497,853.00$1,189,005.00$727,610.00
Total assets, beginning of year$1,189,005.00$825,194.00 
Total liabilities$50,389.00$208,162.00$64,148.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$208,162.00$65,597.00 
Net assets$1,447,464.00$980,843.00 
Net assets, beginning of year$980,843.00$759,597.00 
Other liabilities$31,924.00$41,030.00 
Intangible assets$23,572.00  
Other assets$6,500.00$11,079.00 
Cash: non-interest bearing$914,853.00$575,232.00 
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$575,232.00$366,894.00 
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses$466,621.00$222,473.00 
Advertising (total)$170,526.00$232,595.00 
Savings & temp cash investment$150,218.00$150,011.00 
Accounts receivable, net$372,320.00$429,121.00 
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$18,465.00$167,132.00 
Total net assets or fund balances$1,447,464.00$980,843.00 
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$2,495.00$1,684.00 
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members189 
Number of independent voting members189 
Tax year start date2015-01-012014-01-01 
Tax year end date2015-12-312014-12-31 
Accounting methodAccrualAccrual 
Metadata about the filing
E-return type990990 
Date e-filing submitted2017-02-232015-09-30 
IRS schema version2015v2.12014v5.0 
Filing identifier201603159349304300201532459349301228 
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