The Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce has announced a new Leadership Omaha class.
The members, who were selected based on their community involvement and career advancement, will go through a 10-month program on community issues that aims to develop "effective leaders who will strengthen and transform the community."
Members of the 2013-14 class are:
Robin Arens, Client Resources Inc.
Mike Bird, Heritage Services
Jamie Cooper, Cooper Law LLC
Danielle Crough, SilverStone Group
Debbie Debolt-Spongberg, Bellevue University
Todd DeFreece, Alegent Creighton Health
Justin Dougherty, Goodwill Industries Inc.
Ryan Ellis, P.J. Morgan Real Estate
Patrick Falke, Project Harmony
Travis Flodine, Mutual of Omaha Bank
Alec Gorynski, Bank of the West
Abby Johnson, St. Andrew's United Methodist Church
Aaron Johnson, Stinson Morrison Hecker LLP
Ryan Johnson, Wells Fargo
Dana Kaufman, Proxibid
Nick Konen, HDR Inc.
Amie Kroeger, Mutual of Omaha Insurance Co.
Jamee Kugler, NAI NP Dodge
Brad Kwiatek, MarketSphere Consulting LLC
Ann Lawless, Completely KIDS
Emiliano Lerda, Justice for Our Neighbors-Nebraska
Brian Lodes, J.D. Heiskell & Co.
Sarah Lukas, Creighton University
Ken McIalwain, Kiewit Building Group
John Menicucci Jr., Husch Blackwell LLP
Nicole Mitchell, Urban League of Nebraska
Abbey Moland, McGrath North Mullin & Kratz, PC LLO
Melissa Moreno, Gallup
Laura O'Connor, First National Bank
Shane Parshall, Physicians Mutual
Roy Patterson, Patterson Family Group
Mark Plutschak, Outlook Nebraska Inc.
Nicholle Reisdorff, Dogtopia of Omaha
Dusty Reynolds, Greater Omaha Chamber
Vanessa Schutte, DLR Group
Scott Seier, Tenaska Capital Management, LLC
Julie Self, Koley Jessen
Ryan Sewell, Fraser Stryker PC, LLO
Scott Tarry, Strategic Air & Space Museum
Diana Tedrow, Cox Communications
Gretchen Twohig, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska
Dave Ulferts, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension
Mary Umberger, Metropolitan Community College
Ben Vankat, Omaha World-Herald
Jimm Wagner, Phenomblue
Shelley Wedergren, Coventry Health Care
Sherman Willis, State Farm