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

More than a Decade in President’s Club

“The President’s Club increases the number of people I know and the contacts I make throughout the community.” – Dave Johnson, merchant advocate, TSYS Merchant Solutions; President’s Club volunteer; 15-year member of the Chairman’s Circle I have my boss to thank. He suggested I join the President’s Club as a way to get more involved… 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

Leadership is, at its core, about love.

By Cliff McEvoy, Buford Foundation To me, leadership is, at its core, about love. I love Omaha and I love the Leadership Omaha program.  I was an officer in the Air Force and am Executive Director for the Buford Foundation nonprofit which provides a Camp Confidence program for Omaha youth.  So leadership is a topic… Read More

Making Bold Predictions on the Blockchain

By: Marco Floreani, Manager of Business Development at Greater Omaha Chamber You can’t work in economic development if you’re averse to making bold predictions. At the very least, it’s our job to have some opinions on the latest industry trends. Over the past years, we’ve seen global trends, accompanied by hundreds of billions of investment,… Read More

We’ll Supply the Crowd. How You Engage It Is up to You.

We are all about harnessing the power of face-to-face meetings – and plugging your business in. That’s why we are so excited about our latest B-2-B relationship builder coming up on Thursday, August 24. Member Marketplace will bring together a group of motivated members for the express purpose of buying, selling and doing business. We’ll supply… Read More

YPs are changing the face of Omaha

Photos by Bryce Bridges As millennials take over as the largest generation, they’re also taking up residence in some of our historic communities. Midtown, the Blackstone District and Benson—just to name a few—have undergone massive renovations in recent years, as a generation that values connectivity and innovation redefines urban living. And it’s not just a physical… 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