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Leadership Kearney
Leadership Kearney

KEARNEY – Leadership Kearney is proud to announce the selection of 25 individuals joining Leadership Kearney Class 32.

Founded in 1990, Leadership Kearney identifies the next generation of leaders in the Kearney area. Participants have been selected by the Leadership Kearney Board of Directors from an application and recommendation process. All candidates have demonstrated an abiding interest in Kearney and its future. Leadership Kearney is a two-year program that includes ten sessions covering a broad range of industry pillars in Kearney and Nebraska. Listed below are the 25 leaders selected to participate in Leadership Kearney’s Class 32, along with the class member’s employer.

Jennifer Bebensee – Ellerbrock-Norris

Shelby Bock – Good Samaritan Hospital

Jamison Cawley – Nebraska Public Power District

Gregory Christen – University of Nebraska System; Facilities, Planning, and Capital Programs

Lisa Craig – Contryman Associates, PC

Crystal Cunningham – Wilkins

Josiah Davis – Bruner Frank

Clint Edwards – Kearney Public Schools

Michelle Engel – Eaton Corporation

Kale Gideon – Bluestone Wealth Advisors

Hope Graves – Tri-City Title Services LLC

Nicole Harvey – Cottonwood Veterinary Clinic/ The Retreat at Cottonwood Veterinary Clinic

Ryan Krantz – Bruning Wealth Management

Rosmy Lopez - First National Bank of Omaha

Regen Lux – Dawson Tire & Wheel

McKenna ORourke – Tabitha Health

Jared Pettit – Central Community College

Cody Riedel – Kearney Regional Medical Center

Brett Rooks – Black Hills Energy

Allison Seiler – Jacobsen, Orr, Lindstrom & Holbrook, P.C., L.L.O.

Jessica Thoene – Alpha Rehabilitation

Kevin Thompson – Kearney Police Department

Heather Ullman – Kearney Area Chamber of Commerce

Tyler Vreugdenhil – Bayer Crop Science

Kylee Vreugdenhil – CHI Health Good Samaritan


Source & Media Contact:

Nicole Berggren, Leadership Kearney - President,

Angie O’Brien, Leadership Kearney Class 32 Chair,

Katie Solomon, Leadership Kearney Class 32 Co-Chair,

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