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Adjournment at Last: 2017 Legislative Wrap Up

By: Jennifer Creager, Senior Director – Public Policy, Greater Omaha Chamber and Tim Stuart, Legislative Counsel, Greater Omaha Chamber So how did it go? A senator at the Sine Die dinner put it this way. “Well, we’re all alive.” The Legislature wrapped up the 2017 session on Tuesday, May 23, and senators did so by… Read More

Strategic 4Sight: Vision + Action

By: David G. Brown, CEO & President of the Greater Omaha Chamber Right now, we are not focusing on the right now. We are looking 20 years into the future, and we are seeing a Greater Omaha that no longer has pockets of poverty, that leads in tech innovation and medical research and attracts talent… Read More

Brandon and Ciera Thomas: Teamwork Makes the Dream Work

Teamwork makes the dream work. It is a motto that Brandon and Ciera Thomas live by – and it is leading to a brighter future for them, their children and their community. The Thomases own and operate C’s & B’s Contractor Services (formerly MoHauling), a small and emerging business that specializes in construction site clean-up… Read More

Time Flies When You’re Having an Impact

“When you volunteer to do something, at least give it your all.” – Phil Moyer, vice president-business banking, First National Bank; longtime President’s Club volunteer; 18-year member of the Chairman’s Circle  Time flies when you’re having an impact. I began volunteering with the President’s Club in 1998. I’m proud to say my contributions have earned… Read More

REACHing New Levels of Success: Ken & Associates

“It’s almost imperative, if you want to be a successful business, that you get as much of that knowledge as possible. That’s what REACH offers.” – Ken Ingram, President/Owner, Ken & Associates An entrepreneur with a great passion to grow his business, Ken Ingram of Ken & Associates has been one of the most active… Read More

Chairman’s Award of Excellence: Chris Hernandez

Photo Credit: Matt Dixon with C41 Photography “A strong business environment is good for everyone. It is a fantastic feeling to watch a new Chamber member grow and thrive once getting more involved.” – Chris Hernandez, Office Products Specialist, Eakes Office Solutions, President’s Club Volunteer; 11-year member of the Chairman’s Circle I was new to… Read More

World-Class Leadership Training Right here, in Omaha.

By: Blake Hoogeveen, MindSet, LLC When companies across the nation want their leaders to access elite leadership training, it is generally expected that they will travel to another city to access that training. The Greater Omaha Chamber is pleased to offer member companies a better solution: attend a world-class MindSet Leadership Series right here in Omaha! MindSet… Read More

CAREEROCKIT – We Need You on Board.

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

Let’s Get Radical

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

Let’s Put Proseeds Over the Top!

It’s up to us now. Public voting will determine the top five. The winning business receives a $25,000 prize and nationwide recognition. Let’s get behind promoting homegrown Proseeds as it represents the Nebraska startup community on a nationwide stage.