OMAHA, Neb., July 13, 2020 – The Greater Omaha Chamber today announced Leadership Omaha Class 44, following a rigorous selection process and continuing a four-decades-plus tradition of cohort-based leadership development.

“This is an exciting time for leaders and we are proud of our Leadership Omaha Class 44 participants, who continue a tradition of strengthening the region through communication, awareness, leadership and motivation,” said Liz Kerrigan, leadership strategist, Greater Omaha Chamber.

As in the past, this year’s class was selected by a committee of Leadership Omaha alumni and chamber board members. All honorees demonstrated strong community involvement and a vision for the future of Omaha.

The class will spend the next 10 months focusing on community trusteeship, community awareness and leadership styles, ultimately joining a network of more than 1700 Leadership Omaha alumni.

Meet Leadership Omaha Class 44:

Participant                                 Organization

Lee Alexander Spark CDI
Terry Atkinson Union Pacific Railroad
Tessa Barney University of Nebraska Foundation
Marcus Bell 100 Black Men of Omaha, Inc.
Lindsay Borgeson Core Bank
Catherine Bosley AOI Corporation
Clint Cadwallader McGrath North Mullin & Kratz, PC LLO
Alexander Cayetano CASA for Douglas County
Jennifer Coleman-Jones CHI Health
Megan Connelly Children’s Hospital & Medical Center
Shirley Delair University of Nebraska Medical Center
Jamie Eckmann Carlson West Povondra Architects
Megan Falke Nebraska Medicine
Maureen Fulton Koley Jessen P.C., L.L.O.
Beth Gard OrthoNebraska
Sara Going FNBO
Brian Hansen Omaha Housing Authority
Jocelyn Harrison Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium
Jordan Hasan The Scoular Company
Shannon Hite Mutual of Omaha
Katie Hodges QLI
Amy Hornocker College World Series of Omaha, Inc.
Maureen Irish United Way of the Midlands
Alex Jensen SL Jensen Construction, Inc.
Brian Johnson LEO A DALY
Dewey Kennison Baird Holm LLP
Erika Kirby Creighton University
Abiola Kosoko Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands
Drew Lier Habitat for Humanity Omaha
Katie Luther Kiewit Building Group Inc.
Andrea Macias Greater Omaha Chamber
Joe Marinkovich Football for the World
Maureen Monahan Monahan & Monahan
Laci Naber JDRF Nebraska-Iowa Chapter
Emily Nguyen Omaha Community Foundation
Mary Oswald Omaha Public Power District
Regan Pence Lamp Rynearson
Ryan Pickett Mid-America Council, Boy Scouts of America
Daniela Rojas Florez College of Saint Mary
Adam Rosen University of Nebraska at Omaha
Kelsey Ruwe Carson Group
Nicole Seckman Jilek Abrahams Kaslow & Cassman LLP
Justin Spooner Sage Capital Real Estate Investments
Keith Station City of Omaha
Pamela Steele Urban Village Development
Jess Strohman Farm Credit Services of America
Jara Sturdivant-Wilson HDR
Rachelle Tucker EPIC! for Girls
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 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.