Who We Are

Board & Staff



  • Ken Stinson – Chairman Emeritus, Peter Kiewit Sons', Inc.
  • Jeff Slobotski – Founder, Router Ventures
  • Shonna Dorsey – Mutual of Omaha Insurance, Senior IT Consultant
  • David Bills – President, Fast-Trac Freight Services
  • William Ochsner – President, National Everything Wholesale
  • Leah Smejkal – Senior Vice President, Operations, Dundee Bank
  • Naomi Hattaway, Program Design Consultant
  • Jeremy Bouman – Founder & CEO, RISE
  • Dr. Mark Foxall Professor in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, University of Nebraska Omaha
  • Wallace (Todd) Johnson Senior Vice President of Economic Development, Greater Omaha Chamber
  • Ava Thomas President and Publisher, Lincoln Journal Star
  • Carla Walker, RISE Board Ambassador
  • Bill Hobbs, RISE Board Ambassador

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