Executive Associate to the Dean and CEO
Rebecca Soule-Emry is the executive associate to Ben Wolfe, dean and CEO. She helps track progress and ensures communication on strategic issues that affect the Olathe campus and the university.
Some of her key duties include strategic scheduling of speaking engagements, coordination of interactions with external constituencies and organization of campus initiatives. Additionally, she oversees front desk staff.
Before joining K-State Olathe, Soule-Emry was the human resources executive assistant at the Olathe Public School District for five years. She provided administrative support to four human resource department directors and was the point person for 23 department team members.
Prior to that role, she began at the Olathe school district in 2009 as the secretary assistant of secondary education. She provided administrative support for the principal and two assistant principals.
Soule-Emry was awarded the Classified Employee Excellence Recognition Award for her outstanding service and excellence in job performance during her time at the Olathe school district. She earned her bachelor's in interior design from Kansas State University.
She joined K-State Olathe in October 2022.