Omaha, NE., June 2, 2022 – The Greater Omaha Chamber today announced the graduates of Leadership Omaha Class 44, continuing a four-decades-plus tradition of strengthening the region through communication, awareness, leadership and motivation.

“Our community is driven forward by people willing to serve and lead. The members of class 44 are engaged in the community and now they have the skills, experiences and relationships to make significant, positive change. I look forward to the ways this group will strengthen and transform our community,” said Liz Kerrigan Senior Director, Leadership Development at the Greater Omaha Chamber.

During monthly seminars focused on relevant community topics, Class 44 spent 10 months learning about the challenges and opportunities in Greater Omaha. They experienced simulations, tours, presentations, activities and conversation to become motivated to get engaged and lead. They now join a network of more than 1700 Leadership Omaha alumni committed to strengthening and transforming our community.

Meet the Leadership Omaha Class 44 Graduates:

Abiola Kosoko, FNBO

Adam Rosen, University of Nebraska at Omaha

Alex Jensen, SL Jensen Construction, Inc.

Alexander Cayetano, Greater Omaha Chamber

Amy Hornocker, College World Series of Omaha, Inc.

Andrea Macias, Impel Strategy

Beth Gard, OrthoNebraska

Brian Hansen, Omaha Housing Authority

Brian Johnson, LEO A DALY

Catherine Bosley, AOI Corporation

Clint Cadwallader, McGrath North Mullin & Kratz, PC LLO

Daniela Rojas Florez, College of Saint Mary

Dewey Kennison, Baird Holm LLP

Drew Lier, Habitat for Humanity Omaha

Emily Nguyen, Omaha Community Foundation

Erika Kirby, Creighton University

Jamie Eckmann, Carlson West Povondra Architects

Jara Sturdivant-Wilson, HDR

Jennifer Coleman-Jones, CHI Health

Jess Strohman, Farm Credit Services of America

Jocelyn Harrison, Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium

Joe Marinkovich, Football for the World

Jordan Hasan, The Scoular Company

Justin Spooner, Sage Capital Real Estate Investments

Katie Hodges, QLI

Katie Luther, Kiewit Building Group Inc.

Keith Station, City of Omaha Mayor’s Office

Kelsey Ruwe, Carson Group

Laci Naber, JDRF International

Lee Alexander

Lindsay Borgeson, Core Bank

Mary Oswald, Omaha Public Power District

Marcus Bell, 100 Black Men of Omaha, Inc.

Maureen Fulton, Koley Jessen P.C., L.L.O

Maureen Irish, United Way of the Midlands

Maureen Monahan, Monahan & Monahan

Megan Connelly, Children’s Hospital & Medical Center

Megan Falke, Nebraska Medicine

Nicole Seckman Jilek, Abrahams Kaslow & Cassman LLP

Pamela Steele, Urban Village Development

Rachelle Tucker, EPIC for Girls

Regan Pence, Lamp Rynearson

Ryan Pickett, Mid-America Council, Boy Scouts of America

Sara Going, FNBO

Shannon Hite, Mutual of Omaha

Shirley Delair, University of Nebraska Medical Center

Terry Atkinson, Union Pacific Railroad

Tessa Barney, University of Nebraska Foundation

Zack Wineinger, Google

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 one of the “best cities for young professionals” according to SmartAsset . Greater Omaha 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.