WE ARE O.NE.

Let’s make this a place where I get to be me and you get to be you.

 

The We Don’t Coast mentality means working together to create a better place for everyone. It’s about putting our hands in the middle, contributing and leveraging each other’s strengths, and achieving goals we all share: safety, opportunity, providing the best for each other…

Let’s make this a place where I get to be me and you get to be you. Let’s make this a place where together, we are O.NE.

OUR COMMUNITY

Driven By Technology

Friends and family told him he was going to break his brand-new car – or worse, get himself killed. But, Brevan Jorgenson did it anyway, converting his 2016 Honda Civic into one of Nebraska’s first self-driving cars. That’s how the recent University of Nebraska Omaha grad rolls.

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Overachiever and Overcomer

Overachiever and overcomer, 28-year-old Lydia was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis (CF) in January 2001. CF is a progressive and rare genetic disease.”

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SOS in Space

“I love the fact that all these new advances are coming from the state of Nebraska and specifically from Omaha." What Astronauts Do When Injured on the International Space Station Perhaps it is the exposure, isolation, or other factors living in the...

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A Bold Dream Fulfilled

Chasing lofty goals. Always focusing on the finish, even in the face of incredible odds. Our community is filled with people who embody that “We Don’t Coast”-mindset – none more than Shannon Haines, M.D., and her 12-year-old daughter, Kaylee.

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Sweet Dreams

Longtime baker Michelle Kaiser assumed her friends were pulling a prank. She had, after all, made no secret of her dream of appearing on national TV. Turns out, the person on the other end of the line really was from the Food Network, recruiting her to compete on season four of Spring Baking Championship.

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Discovering your potential. At any stage of the game.

To his students, Herb “Herbie” Thompson is a Professor at the University of Nebraska Omaha specializing in Communications while finishing his Ph.D. in Leadership. To the Omaha community, he is much more. Born in England, where his mother grew up, his...

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Helping the ‘Small Guy’ is Big for Danell Taylor

It’s a motto to live by: “big help for the small guy;” Danell Taylor and Small Guy Promotions have been doing just that since August of 2013. Like any good story, Small Guy Productions has a dramatic origin. With no prior business-ownership experience,...

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There’s a First Time for Everything

Legend says, great ideas are born on a bar napkin, and Benson First Friday (BFF) just might be one of those. For Alex Jochim and his business partner Jamie Hardy, what started as a discussion over drinks, became an official decision to revitalize the local...

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Erica Johnson

We Are O.NE. Series. Let’s make this a place where I get to be me and you get to be you. Let’s make this a place where together, we are O.NE. Put your hands in the middle and share your story. I am extremely ambitious and have a work ethic like no other. I also...

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Gritty to Her Core

Stefanie Monge isn’t one of those people who thinks about talking about the possibility of doing something bold someday. Instead, she ignites the fuse of her dreams with action.

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Shaping Omaha’s Future “Starts with our Babies”

Shaping Omaha's Future with Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands For Frances Hunter, Shaping Omaha’s Future “Starts with our Babies” “I feel like we all have something we can give someone…” Frances Hunter has found her ‘something’ – and Little by...

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Derek Dillon

We Are O.NE. Series. Let’s make this a place where I get to be me and you get to be you. Let’s make this a place where together, we are O.NE. Put your hands in the middle and share your story. Although a lot of my life revolves around the majestic world of cinema and...

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Called to be a Pacesetter

Excerpt from 2017 Omaha: We Don’t Coast magazine. Photo by Bill Sitzmann North End Teleservices (NET) is a growing business with an inspiring three-part focus; a company equally committed to helping its clients, its employees and its community succeed....

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Jessica LoVecchio

We Are O.NE. Series. Let’s make this a place where I get to be me and you get to be you. Let’s make this a place where together, we are O.NE. Put your hands in the middle and share your story. I'm from all over, I refuse to sit still! I have dual citizenship (Canada...

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Rollin’ In Style

Excerpt from 2017 We Don't Coast magazine. Photo by Bill Sitzmann. Fueled by a bit of fearlessness and a lot of hard work, Jill Dudzinski has arrived at the highly sought-after intersection of profession and passion.  “I’m doing what I want to do – and moving...

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Wendy Hamilton

We Are O.NE. Series. Let’s make this a place where I get to be me and you get to be you. Let’s make this a place where together, we are O.NE. Put your hands in the middle and share your story. I’ve always said that I was born with an agenda, a spreadsheet, a budget...

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Sabastian Hunt

We Are O.NE. Series. Let’s make this a place where I get to be me and you get to be you. Let’s make this a place where together, we are O.NE. Put your hands in the middle and share your story. I think my defining characteristic is my mixture of ambitious and lazy. I...

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Ashley Rae Turner

We Are O.NE. Series. Let’s make this a place where I get to be me and you get to be you. Let’s make this a place where together, we are O.NE. Put your hands in the middle and share your story. Communications. Food. Advancement. I run content marketing for Borsheims...

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Jason Feldman

We Are O.NE. Series. Let’s make this a place where I get to be me and you get to be you. Let’s make this a place where together, we are O.NE. Put your hands in the middle and share your story. I'm love when I can be a connector and an activator. It's like a drug! It...

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Mikala Harden

We Are O.NE. Series. Let’s make this a place where I get to be me and you get to be you. Let’s make this a place where together, we are O.NE. Put your hands in the middle and share your story. My story begins with a pen. As a student, I won awards for my fictional...

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Shomari Huggins

e Are O.NE. Series. Let’s make this a place where I get to be me and you get to be you. Let’s make this a place where together, we are O.NE. Put your hands in the middle and share your story. Every life experience has paved the way for me to be who I am today. This...

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Riley Wilson

We Are O.NE. Series. Let’s make this a place where I get to be me and you get to be you. Let’s make this a place where together, we are O.NE. Put your hands in the middle and share your story. Each one of our world views is shaped by our lived experiences. However,...

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Chrisna Clark

We Are O.NE. Series. Let’s make this a place where I get to be me and you get to be you. Let’s make this a place where together, we are O.NE. Put your hands in the middle and share your story. I'm Chrisna—just a burst of positive energy! I'm a professional encourager;...

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Anthony Smith Jr.

We Are O.NE. Series. Let’s make this a place where I get to be me and you get to be you. Let’s make this a place where together, we are O.NE. Put your hands in the middle and share your story. What makes me, me...is my need to be great. I have always felt I was...

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Jackie Chavez

We Are O.NE. Series. Let’s make this a place where I get to be me and you get to be you. Let’s make this a place where together, we are O.NE. Put your hands in the middle and share your story. I have always been someone who likes a challenge. I have lived in Omaha...

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Brittany Story

We Are O.NE. Series. Let’s make this a place where I get to be me and you get to be you. Let’s make this a place where together, we are O.NE. Put your hands in the middle and share your story. I am 22 years old and have lived in midtown Omaha my entire life. As a...

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Chrisna Clark

We Are O.NE. Series. Let’s make this a place where I get to be me and you get to be you. Let’s make this a place where together, we are O.NE. Put your hands in the middle and share your story. I'm Chrisna—just a burst of positive energy! I'm a professional encourager;...

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Edward Saunsoci

We Are O.NE. Series. Let’s make this a place where I get to be me and you get to be you. Let’s make this a place where together, we are O.NE. Put your hands in the middle and share your story. I am the oldest of 7 and grew up in North Omaha. Coming from a harsh...

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Keegan Korf

We Are O.NE. Series. Let’s make this a place where I get to be me and you get to be you. Let’s make this a place where together, we are O.NE. Put your hands in the middle and share your story. I've been getting in trouble for talking too much since I was a kid. I...

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Cassidy Conrad

We Are O.NE. Series. Let’s make this a place where I get to be me and you get to be you. Let’s make this a place where together, we are O.NE. Put your hands in the middle and share your story. I'm an Omaha native and a student at the University of Nebraska at Omaha....

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JoAnna LeFlore

We Are O.NE. Series. Let’s make this a place where I get to be me and you get to be you. Let’s make this a place where together, we are O.NE. Put your hands in the middle and share your story. My uniqueness spawns from a mesh of an African-American experience with a...

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We Are O.NE. – Frank O’Neal

We Are O.NE. Series. Let’s make this a place where I get to be me and you get to be you. Let’s make this a place where together, we are O.NE. Put your hands in the middle and share your story. I was born and raised in Omaha. After attending college in both Lincoln and...

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