OMAHA, Neb., [DATE] – The Greater Omaha Chamber today announced the graduates of Leadership Omaha Class 43, continuing a four-decades-plus tradition of strengthening the region through communication, awareness, leadership and motivation.
“I was so impressed by the enthusiasm and resiliency the class exhibited during their very unique virtual experiences during the program year. I applaud their efforts, and know they will positively impact our community,” said Liz Kerrigan, leadership strategist, Greater Omaha Chamber.
Through presentations, simulations, activities and conversation, Class 43 spent 10 months focusing on community awareness and leadership styles. They learned from community, business and civic leaders to better understand opportunities and challenges within Greater Omaha. They now join a network of more than 1700 Leadership Omaha alumni committed to strengthening and transforming our community.
Meet the Leadership Omaha Class 43 Graduates:
Steven Abraham – Beth El Synagogue
Kristi Andersen – Colliers International
Anthony Ashby – CHI Health
Akile Banister – Banister’s Leadership Academy
Emily Barr – Nebraska Methodist College
Monica Bosiljevac – Football for the World Foundation USA
Cody Brookhouser-Sisney – McGrath, North, Mullin & Kratz PC LLO
Cathy Brown – Metropolitan Community College
Michael Chase – Baird Holm LLP
Jacquelyn Clark – Union Pacific Railroad
Stacy Feit – LEO A DALY
Amanda Fray – Jackson Lewis P.C.
Sarah Gilbert – Intercultural Senior Center
Josh Gillman – Kids Can Community Center
Melissa Glenn – Core Bank
Steve Gustwiller – Kiewit Building Group Inc.
Matt Gutschick – The Rose Theater
Colin Herr – Fiserv
Brett Hoogeveen – MindSet LLC
Patrick Huse – ACCESSbank
Beau Johnson – DLR Group
Mike Joyce – QLI
Ben Katt – Collective Development
Patrick Kilcoyne – United Way of the Midlands
Laura Kinney – Laura Kinney LLC
Nick Leinen – SilverStone Group, a HUB International Company
Catherine Mello – University of Nebraska Medical Center
Meredith Metcalf – MOMentum
Brent Meyer – Husch Blackwell LLP
Kayla Meyer – Olsson
Alicia Nelson – Nebraska Medicine
Khanh Nguyen – Mutual of Omaha
Christina Olson – Mutual of Omaha
Zach Petersen – Dvorak Law Group LLC
Candice Price – Home Team Auto Sales
Paige Reitz – The Union for Contemporary Art
Scott Riche – Physicians Mutual
Stephanie Rittershaus – HDR
Evan Schweitz – Metro Transit
Samir Sharma – Lindsay Corporation
Crystal Sierra – Southside Redevelopment Corporation
Harnoor Singh – University of Nebraska at Omaha
Melinda Sorenson – The Wellbeing Partners
Taylor Stormberg – The Alliance Group
Kimberly Thomas – CASA for Douglas County
Erin Van Zee – RDG Planning & Design
Shavonne Washington-Krauth – Children’s Hospital & Medical Center
Justin Wiemer – OPPD
Bryan Wilson – MW Tech Partners
About Greater Omaha
Greater Omaha is a No. 1 ranked up-and-coming-tech hotspot, a “top 10 best place to live on a $60,000 salary” and was named America’s No. 2 Best Small City by Resonance Consultancy. The region is a top-five “most remarkable waterfronts in the U.S.” and is home to more than 30 communities and nearly 1 million people.
About the Greater Omaha Chamber
The mission of the Greater Omaha Chamber is to champion a thriving business community and a prosperous region through visionary leadership and collaboration.