By: David G. Brown, President and CEO It’s no secret around the office that, for quite some time, I’ve wanted to book Jim Collins to deliver the keynote at one of our Annual Meetings. So, it was a special thrill for me when we sealed the deal for this year’s gathering on Jan. 31. Jim… Read More
By: David G. Brown, president & CEO, Greater Omaha Chamber Our Goal? 10,000 Career Experiences for Tomorrow’s Workforce. It’s one of our priorities at the Chamber – ensuring your business has the talent it needs to thrive. That’s why we’re launching CAREEROCKIT, a weeklong event designed to bring businesses and students together, offering career experiences… Read More
The Greater Omaha Chamber’s Entrepreneurship and Innovation Division has merged with Straight Shot and Omaha Startup Collaborative to create a new, industry-leading startup support program, The Startup Collaborative. Powered by the Greater Omaha Chamber, The Startup Collaborative is an inspired and accountable growth-seeking approach to company and community building with one goal: to radically improve… Read More
By: Allison Schorr 2017 YP Summit Chair It’s almost 2017 and we hope the Greater Omaha Chamber Young Professionals Summit – March 9 – will make it on your list of experiences you’re excited about in the New Year. As Chair of the 2017 Summit, I have had the honor and pleasure to work with… Read More
Guest blog post from MindSet If a terrific 16 year old power forward, who lives in the most rural area of Mississippi, invited one of the ten most renowned college basketball coaches in the country to visit his family in their home on Christmas Eve, what do you think the odds are that such… Read More
By: David G. Brown President & CEO, Greater Omaha Chamber I understand the irony – in order for our young professionals to become more focused, engaged and goal-driven employees/community members, they need a day off from work. Call it a “greater good” – for the good of Greater Omaha. March 9, 2017 – we’ll be… Read More
When I first joined the firm, a longtime supporter of the Greater Omaha Chamber, my managing principal suggested I get involved so I attended a President’s Club lunch meeting and felt right at home. That was 16 years ago.
I look forward to documenting emerging changes in financial services, and hope you enjoy following along.
Recently Erin Dyer, managing director of the Kitchen Council, took the time to answer a few questions about the Kitchen Council and what the food startup incubator means for the Greater Omaha area.
So much of what makes a city great isn’t about buildings – it’s about people. What residents value, how they want to live and what kind of work they want to do is what creates the identity of a city and its potential to grow. We can often get so caught in the day-to-day muck, that we forget that each moment could be THE moment.