Welcome New South KC Chamber Board Member Phil Botana

29 Aug 2019 12:11 PM | Vickie Wolgast (Administrator)

Phil Botana is a commercial real estate agent with Newmark Grubb Zimmer (a Newmark Knight Frank Affiliate).  He advises and represents commercial clients on their acquisition, disposition and space needs. Phil’s background includes over 15 years’ experience in real estate investment and property management.

Phil's past work includes assignments for Washington DC based public relations firm Creative Enterprises International where he was publicist of record for clients such as Human Events magazine, fine artist Mark T. Smith, the University of Louisville and publishing services for media site Hollywood on the Potomac.

From 2012 to 2015 Phil served as Business Development Manager for Kansas City biotech manufacturer SCD Probiotics. He was responsible for global technology-transfer and licensing across the human health, animal health, industrial cleaning and agriculture sectors. He also worked on the international commercialization of sister company Proviera Biotech's innovative bio-chemicals for use in the leather tanning process.

Prior to moving to Kansas City in 2003, Phil was directly involved in motion picture production, finance and distribution for fifteen years working with such stars as Scarlett Johansson and Eva Mendes and with studios such as Lionsgate, Warner Bros. and Disney on productions totaling in excess of $30 million. Phil served as Head of Worldwide Sales and Marketing for International Film Group, President of Acquisitions for Brimstone Entertainment, Vice President of International Sales at Peacock Films, and as Assistant to VP of International Business & Legal Affairs at Saban Entertainment.

Phil graduated with a degree in International Relations from The American University in his hometown of Washington DC. He speaks fluent French and Spanish and is a lifelong martial artist.

South KC Chamber of Commerce

406 E. Bannister Road, Suite F
Kansas City, MO 64131-3028

Phone: (816) 761-7660
Fax: (816) 761-7340





South Kansas City is one of the fastest growing areas in the KCMO metropolitan area. Millions of investment dollars are being spent in this region, which makes it a prime location for businesses to grow and prosper. 

The South KC Chamber is dedicated to working with KCMO's city leadership, our business members, and local community organizations to create a positive, growth-oriented business environment in South Kansas City. We would love to support your company's growth too! 


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