New Leadership Omaha class announced

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Posted: Thursday, August 8, 2013 12:00 am

The Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce has announced a new Leadership Omaha class.

The members, who were selected based on their community involvement and career advancement, will go through a 10-month program on community issues that aims to develop "effective leaders who will strengthen and transform the community."

Members of the 2013-14 class are:

Robin Arens, Client Resources Inc.

Mike Bird, Heritage Services

Jamie Cooper, Cooper Law LLC

Danielle Crough, SilverStone Group

Debbie Debolt-Spongberg, Bellevue University

Todd DeFreece, Alegent Creighton Health

Justin Dougherty, Goodwill Industries Inc.

Ryan Ellis, P.J. Morgan Real Estate

Patrick Falke, Project Harmony

Travis Flodine, Mutual of Omaha Bank

Alec Gorynski, Bank of the West

Abby Johnson, St. Andrew's United Methodist Church

Aaron Johnson, Stinson Morrison Hecker LLP

Ryan Johnson, Wells Fargo

Dana Kaufman, Proxibid

Nick Konen, HDR Inc.

Amie Kroeger, Mutual of Omaha Insurance Co.

Jamee Kugler, NAI NP Dodge

Brad Kwiatek, MarketSphere Consulting LLC

Ann Lawless, Completely KIDS

Emiliano Lerda, Justice for Our Neighbors-Nebraska

Brian Lodes, J.D. Heiskell & Co.

Sarah Lukas, Creighton University

Ken McIalwain, Kiewit Building Group

John Menicucci Jr., Husch Blackwell LLP

Nicole Mitchell, Urban League of Nebraska

Abbey Moland, McGrath North Mullin & Kratz, PC LLO

Melissa Moreno, Gallup

Laura O'Connor, First National Bank

Shane Parshall, Physicians Mutual

Roy Patterson, Patterson Family Group

Mark Plutschak, Outlook Nebraska Inc.

Nicholle Reisdorff, Dogtopia of Omaha

Dusty Reynolds, Greater Omaha Chamber

Vanessa Schutte, DLR Group

Scott Seier, Tenaska Capital Management, LLC

Julie Self, Koley Jessen

Ryan Sewell, Fraser Stryker PC, LLO

Scott Tarry, Strategic Air & Space Museum

Diana Tedrow, Cox Communications

Gretchen Twohig, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska

Dave Ulferts, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Mary Umberger, Metropolitan Community College

Ben Vankat, Omaha World-Herald

Jimm Wagner, Phenomblue

Shelley Wedergren, Coventry Health Care

Sherman Willis, State Farm

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