Campaign Leadership

CAMPAIGN CHAIRS

Dr. Ken and Annie Bird
Avenue Scholars Foundation

TOCQUEVILLE SOCIETY CHAIRS

Jeff and Becky Sharp
SilverStone Group

                       

SECTORS CHAIRS

ARCHITECTURE, CONSTRUCTION AND ENGINEERING CHAIR

Bruce Carpenter
HDR, Inc.

 

CHAIR’S DIVISION CHAIR

Steve Seline
Walnut Private Equity Partners LLC

 

COMBINED FEDERAL CAMPAIGN CHAIR

Patrick McVay 
Director, USSTRATCOMJ7

 

COMMUNICATION & TECHNOLOGY CHAIR

Dan Surdell 
Surdell and Partners

 

COMMUNITY HEALTH CHARITIES CO-CHARIS

Michelle Grossman
Community Health Charities

Dean Rasmussen
Don & Millie's

 

COUNCIL BLUFFS CHAIR

Dr. Martha Bruckner
Council Bluffs Schools

 

EDUCATION CO-CHAIRS

Chancellor John Christensen
University of Nebraska Omaha

Erin Owen 
University of Nebraska Omaha

Dr. Andrew Rikli
Papillion-La Vista Schools

 

ENERGY & UTILITY CHAIR

Tim Burke
Omaha Public Power District

 

GOVERNMENT CHAIR

Heath Mello
State Senator
Nebraska Legislature

 

HEALTHCARE CO-CHAIRS

Dr. Rod Markin
University of Nebraska Medical Center

Betsy Berentson
Prairie Ventures

 

NEW BUSINESS CHAIR

David Brown
Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce

 

NON PROFIT CO-CHAIR

Dr. Sara Woods
University of Nebraska Omaha

 

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES CO-CHAIRS

Mike Coyle
Fraser Stryker PPO LLO

Pam Bloch
Curley Immigration Law, P.C., L.L.O.

 

REAL ESTATE AND RETAIL CHAIR

Zach Wiegert
Tetrad Property Group

 

WOMAN’S LEADERSHIP CHAIR

Sarah Waldman

 

YOUNG PROFESSIONAL CHAIR

Cameron Burt
Holmes Murphy