Companies around the world share a common challenge – the need for qualified talent. Without the right people at the right time, business comes to a halt. Our county has been innovative how we collaborate between our educational institutions and our employers to build a pipeline of entreprenurial, educated, and trained workers to fill local employers needs.  Although we are rural, Montgomery County is a major employment hub for the Southeast Kansas region.  You will find that our region already has a large employment pool in our laborshed with 382,186 workers within an hour commute.  



60 Mile Commute Data

From the United States Census Bureau Work Area Profile Analysis (2015)