Velocity LS mission is to foster and grow Entrepreneurship in LS within a collaborative environment.


Velocity Lee’s Summit was founded by an esteemed Board of Directors in 2015 led by Rick Viar and other community members passionate about giving back to the startup community. Expanding to 15 seats these area business owners and entrepreneur enthusiasts are led by a Chair, Vice-Chair and Secretary. 

Velocity’s 2021 Board of Directors

Resource Partners

Velocity is also proud to partner with local schools, colleges and other Entrepreneurial Support Organizations in our area. Find out more by visiting the Resource Partner section.

Strategic Partners

Founded on a strong belief in collaboration, Velocity partners with the following organizations on important initiatives for Lee’s Summit INCLUDING the Cares Cash Small Business Grant Relief program completed in the Fall of 2020.

Interested in learning more about Velocity?