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Children's Hospital & Medical Center

Children's Gala to Benefit Hubbard Center for Children Expansion Children's Hospital & Medical Center's annual Gala celebration on Saturday, Nov. 9, at CHI Health Center Omaha will support the Hubbard Center for Children, a new clinical facility that will allow Children's to better serve the community and continue to meet the growing health needs of children and families. Opening in 2021, the nine-floor Hubbard Center will be home to many of Children's critical pediatric programs and services and will further the advanced research needed to take pediatric care to the next level. The theme of the 2019 Children's Gala, "Helping Children Soar," celebrates dreams taking flight. Guests will enjoy silent and live auctions, a raffle, dinner and entertainment by multi-platinum pop artist Andy Grammer. The 2019 Children's Gala is presented by the Mammel Family Foundation, Mutual of Omaha and SilverStone Group. Honorary chairs are Susie and John H. Nelson. Jessie Forrest & Kelly Nogg are serving as the Gala's co-chairs. Karen Thompson is the current president of the Friends Board, which plans the Gala along with Children's Foundation staff. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit Andy Grammer


Acclaro Valuation Advisors Adds Director Acclaro Valuation Advisors, LLC is pleased to announce that Jason Wietfeld has joined the firm as a Director. Acclaro Valuation Advisors, LLC, is an independent valuation firm specializing in the appraisal of closely held businesses with its headquarters in Omaha and branch offices in Washington, Florida, and Illinois. Mr. Wietfeld will be based out of Greater Chicago. Mr. Wietfeld previously worked for Acclaro from 2007 to 2010. Prior to re-joining the firm, he worked for Houlihan Capital and Duff & Phelps, both in Chicago. He regularly performed valuations for public and privately held companies and other business interests for merger and acquisition, employee stock ownership plan, gift and estate planning, financial accounting, tax reporting, and fairness and solvency opinion purposes. Mr. Wietfeld earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He also holds a Master of Investment Management & Financial Analysis Degree from Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska.

New Hires

Koley Jessen

Associates Join Koley Jessen Alexander D. Clauson Francisco Gomez-Mancillas Ashley Ritter Christian Mirch Jacqueline N. Tondl Nathan Patterson Koley Jessen has grown its Litigation; Corporate; Employment; and Estate, Succession, and Tax departments with the addition of six new associates. "We are excited about the addition of these associates," says Alex Wolf, Executive Vice President of Koley Jessen. "As our clients continue to grow and succeed, we continue to grow alongside them. The addition of these associates will allow us to continue providing over-the-top client service across departments." Alexander D. Clauson, Francisco Gomez-Mancillas, and Ashley Ritter have joined the Corporate Department. Alex received his J.D. from the University of Nebraska College of Law (with distinction) and his B.S.B.A in Accounting and Economics from the University of Nebraska. Francisco received his J.D. from Creighton University Law School (cum laude) and his B.S. in International Business, Finance, and Economics from the University of Nebraska. Ashley received her J.D. from Creighton University (cum laude) and her B.S. in Business Administration and Psychology from Lees-McRae College (summa cum laude). Prior to joining Koley Jessen, Ashley clerked for Justice Freudenberg on the Nebraska Supreme Court. Christian Mirch has joined our Litigation Department. Christian received his J.D. from Creighton University School of Law (cum laude) and his B.S in Emergency Medical Services from Creighton University. Prior to joining Koley Jessen, Christian clerked for Chief Justice Michael G. Heavican on the Nebraska Supreme Court. Jacqueline N. Tondl has joined the firm's Employment Department. Jackie received her J.D. from Creighton University School of Law (cum laude) and her B.A. in Political Science from Saint Louis University (magna cum laude). Nathan Patterson has joined our Estate, Succession, and Tax Department. Nate received his J.D. from Creighton University School of Law (summa cum laude) and his B.A. in Accounting from Briar Cliff University (summa cum laude). Koley Jessen is a strategically growing law firm serving the needs of business owners, executives and professionals in Nebraska and around the country.

Turner Construction Company

Turner Construction Quinn Texmo is bringing her 12 years of experience working in the A/E/C industry to Turner Construction Company's new Omaha Office. As the Nebraska Business Development lead for the largest builder in the United States, she will work to develop and maintain industry relationships. Texmo is actively involved in CREW Omaha Metro (Commercial Real Estate Women) and SMPS Nebraska (Society for Marketing Professional Services). Texmo's notable achievements include 2019 CREW Network Impact Award winner; 2018 Graduate of Leadership Nebraska; Alumni Advisory Council; 2017 Midlands Business Journal 40 under 40; CREW Omaha Metro Past-President; SMPS Nebraska Past-President, Regional Conference Chair; and Women's Fund Circles (2017-present).


Five Nines Promotes Eisenhauer To Primary Engineer Five Nines is pleased to announce the promotion of Kevin Eisenhauer to Primary Engineer in our Omaha office. With over twenty years of experience in various IT roles, Eisenhauer has been a part of the Five Nines team for over three years. He is excited to work with a wider variety of clients and enjoys learning more about the programs & systems they use to run their businesses. "We are excited to have Kevin as a Primary Engineer," said Shawn Phillips, Service Manager in Omaha. "Over the years, he's shown dedication and passion for helping our clients. His experience and insight will help further develop our team." Founded on an intense desire to solve problems and build long-term relationships with clients, Five Nines leverages technology to drive business success. With offices in Lincoln, Omaha, Kearney & Central City, Five Nines advises the best IT solutions for Nebraska and Iowa based businesses, offering Managed IT Services. Through its unique service model, Five Nines' clients experience reduced costs, accelerated growth, and increased productivity. Learn more at

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