Conversations with fascinating people sharing their personal stories 和 their impact on the Omaha 社区.

第三季

Lives S3E11 – 托德•西蒙, 奥马哈牛排

首席执行官 和 a fifth generation owner of 奥马哈牛排, 托德•西蒙 talks about the family legacy, 领导, 业务的性质, 和 how it 和 Todd has changed over the years. We also talk about the importance of 社区 和 lessons Todd has learned along the way.

Lives S3E10 – CharDale Barnes 和 Teddy Young, 稳定的灰色

CharDale Barnes 和 Teddy Young are the two founders of the br和 design firm 稳定的灰色. 在节目中, they share how their individual creative talents came together as 企业家s dedicated to building a company that adds value to their 社区 as well as to the 业务es they serve.

稳定的灰色 was founded in 2015 by north Omaha natives, CharDale Barnes 和 Theardis “Teddy” Young to help small 业务es build strong br和s at affordable prices. After developing his creative skills early in life, Barnes went on to study 和 work in the fields of finance 和 technology. Young similarly developed his creativity early on before earning his MBA 和 teaching himself an array of design 和 content creation skills.

 

Lives S3E9 – Marcey耶茨, Culxr房子

Marcey耶茨 is a recording artist, music producer, 和 sound engineer, 和 the founder of Culxr房子, a creative art 和 社区 space where artists 和 企业家s can 成长, 创造机会, 和 enrich their own artistic talents. In addition to his award winning solo work, Yates is one half of the duo Dilla Kids, 和, 与合作者Xoboi合作, winner of this year’s Omaha Entertainment 和 Arts Awards’ album of the year for, “Culxr房子: Freedom Summer.”

Lives S3E8 – 丽贝卡Deterding, 大奥马哈的基督教青年会

丽贝卡Deterding公司总裁兼首席执行官 大奥马哈的基督教青年会, talks about the YMCA’s history; its intentional culture today of making all feel included; her approach to being a leader, 和 living up to her purpose in serving others.
丽贝卡Deterding 是总统吗? 和 的首席执行官 the 大奥马哈的基督教青年会, an organization she had served as CFO since 2015 prior to stepping into the 首席执行官 role in March. She 是 first woman to lead the organization in its 155-year history. Originally from North Platte, Deterding earned her undergraduate degree in 业务 administration 和 accounting from the University of Nebraska at Kearney, her MBA from Bellevue University, 和 she holds a CPA certificate. 在节目中 Deterding talks about the transformation of the YMCA from its origins over a century ago to an intentional culture today of making all feel included; the meaning of 领导 和 Deterding’s approach to being a 首席执行官, 和 living up to her purpose in serving others.

Lives S3E7 – 阿什利·库恩, 布莱尔·弗里曼

阿什利·库恩 是 cofounder with Mar和a Adams of the 100% woman owned 和 100% minority owned Real Estate 和 Construction company, 布莱尔·弗里曼. 在推荐几个体彩外围app的谈话中 she talks about the childhood experiences that sparked her fascination with real estate, the 社区-minded ethos behind 布莱尔·弗里曼’s work, 和 the 业务 和 life lessons Kuhn has learned along the way.

阿什利·库恩 has spent a significant amount of time in the real estate development world while helping to start one of the now largest real estate development companies 在奥马哈. As Executive Vice President of 白莲集团 for 15 years, Kuhn led over $450M in development 和 construction. In 2018, with the full support of 白莲集团, Kuhn stepped away to cofound 布莱尔·弗里曼.

Observing the differing conditions of real estate in her North Omaha Neighborhood Kuhn went on to earn her degree at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln 和 at Omaha, majoring in real estate 和 l和 use economics 和投资 finance. 还有布莱尔·弗里曼, Kuhn is active in the 社区, 与业务, 文化, 和 female empowerment organizations 和 otherwise loves her time with her family.

 

Lives S3E6 – 钱德Chacon, Children’s Hospital 和 Medical Center

钱德Chacon 是总统吗? 和 Chief Executive Officer of Children’s Hospital 和 Medical Center 在奥马哈. 在节目中 Chacon shares how a car accident as a child influenced her life 和 stoked a passion to serve in the healthcare field. Chacon also talks about leading an organization during the p和emic 和 energizing its commitment to caring for every child 和 for the whole child, within the hospital walls 和 outside.

钱德Chacon has devoted her career to pediatric health care, focused on the patients receiving care 和 the people 和 organizations providing it. Prior to joining Children’s, Chacon had progressive 领导 positions at Arkansas Children’s Hospital 和 before that at Texas Children’s Hospital. Chacón earned undergraduate degrees in Biology 和 Spanish from V和erbilt University 和 a Master’s Degree in Public Health Management from Yale University. She is a Fellow in the American College of Health Care Executives. Her 社区 engagement includes serving as a board member for Project Harmony, as a member of the American Hospital Association Committee for Maternal 和 Child Health, a member of the 推荐几个体彩外围app Board of Directors, 和 speaking at 领导 events about the power of 领导.

Lives S3E5 – 杰伊·沃伦·特梅尔, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska

杰伊·沃伦·特梅尔 is an Omaha native who has spent her personal 和 professional life serving our 社区. In August 2020, she was appointed as the inaugural Director of 多样性 和 包容 at Blue Cross 和 Blue Shield of Nebraska, where she drives the diversity, equity 和 inclusion strategy for the company 和 also oversees the company’s corporate social responsibility 和 wellness efforts. 在推荐几个体彩外围app的谈话中, Jay shares how she came into the new role, how her personal experiences inform her professional endeavors, 和 how her larger family context shaped who she is today 和 aspires to be tomorrow.

Jay has worked in the non-profit/philanthropic sector for the last ten years, with previous roles at Partnership 4 Kids, United Way of the Midl和s, 和奥马哈互助银行. 和她儿时的朋友, Ashlei Spivey, Jay co-founded I Be Black Girl 和 leads the groups’ giving circle, IBBGives. As a highly engaged 社区 advocate, Jay has served on numerous nonprofit boards 和 been honored with several 社区 awards. As well as being an old-school R&B aficionado, Jay’s greatest joy is her family.

Lives S3E4 – Joanne Li, University of Nebraska at Omaha

李校长 talks with me about being a maverick, her epiphany about the larger opportunities in the world, being a first generation college student 和 how that shapes her empathy for 学生 today, 她的计划是 University of Nebraska at Omaha as an urban college, 和 much more.

Dr. Li 是 first woman of color to serve as UNO’s chancellor 和 the first Asian-American in the history of the University of Nebraska System to hold an executive 领导 role. Originally from Hong Kong, Dr. Li is a first-generation college student, earning bachelor’s 和 doctoral degrees in finance from Florida State University 和 is a Chartered Financial Analyst. Dr. Li most recently served as dean of the College of Business at Florida International University, the nation’s fourth-largest public university, 和 served at other universities prior to that. She brings to UNO 15 years of progressive 领导 experience in higher education, with a demonstrated record in improving student outcomes, 成长ing enrollment 和 programs, enhancing diversity 和 inclusion, 筹款, 和 building 社区 partnerships.

Lives S3E3 – 基斯站, 奥马哈市

基斯站 是 first ever Deputy Chief of Staff for 多样性, 股本, 和 包容 in the Mayor’s Office at the 奥马哈市. We talk about the aspirations 和 frustrations of his DEI work, a little of his life journey in coming to this calling, his emergence as a 社区 leader, 和更多的.

基斯站’s role is to develop 和 lead a strategic plan for 多样性 & 包容 in city government. Keith was previously Director of Business Relations at Heartl和 Workforce Solutions 和 led the 大奥马哈的基督教青年会. He earned his degree in Business Administration at the University of Nebraska 和 his Masters in Management at Indiana University-Bloomington. He lives 在奥马哈 with his family.

Lives S3E2 – 尼娜Sodji, 秋葵烤

尼娜Sodji first immigrated to America in 1994 with a 业务 visa, hailing from Togo, a west Africa nation. She began her career as a nurse who had a 成长ing passion for cooking. 尼娜全心全意地跑着, opened an African grocery market 在奥马哈 in 2004, 和 later added a restaurant 和 was successful until the 2008 Great Recession. She went on to achieve a culinary degree from Metropolitan Community College, 和 a bachelor’s in 业务 management from Bellevue University.  尼娜的餐厅, 秋葵烤, is her vision to bring her favorite Togolese dishes to life 在奥马哈. An homage to all African cultures 和 the transcontinental history that have influenced Togolese foods, her cuisine tells a complex story.

Lives S3E1 – 马约莉马斯河, 分享奥马哈

马约莉马斯河 serves as the inaugural executive director of 分享奥马哈, whose mission is to help nonprofits fulfill theirs by offering the giving public opportunities to connect with metro nonprofits through donations, 志愿服务, 完成“愿望清单”.在推荐几个体彩外围app的谈话中, Marjorie talks about how 分享奥马哈 has 成长n substantially since its founding in 2019 和 the lessons she has learned, 作为领导者, 在此期间. We also talk about Marjorie’s personal calling 和 the family context 和 experiences that lead her on.

 

第2季

Lives S2E12 – 以斯帖Mejia, E Creative

以斯帖MejiaPresident 和 CCO of E Creative, a br和 strategy 和 communications firm she founded in 2011. 在推荐几个体彩外围app的谈话中, we talk about her upbringing in rural Nebraska, her early exploration in fine art 和 design, 和 the leap of faith she made in starting her own 业务, including lessons learned 和 challenges overcome along the way.

Esther was born into a large, close-knit family, to parents who emigrated to Nebraska from Mexico. She has served on several boards to fulfill her commitment to her 社区 和 to honor her family’s tradition of service. After ten years as an 企业家, Esther remains focused on her passion – helping 社区-driven organizations to connect with their clients. Esther’s 领导 efforts focus on organizations that serve immigrants, 女性, girls 和 LGBTQIA+ as communities she identifies with most, serving where she knows she can represent others like her 和 ensure that the voices of diverse populations are heard.

 

Lives S2E11 – 内森Preheim, 证明企业

内森Preheim is a serial 企业家 in every way 和 can’t help but concept new companies. With 艾丽卡Wassinger, he co-founded 证明企业, which offers a fresh approach to venture capital 和 invests in Nebraska startups that wish to start, 成长, 留在内布拉斯加州. 在这个节目中, Nathan talks about how 证明企业 has crafted a uniquely Midwestern approach to startup investing, focused on building 和 成长ing. He also shares his views on 企业家s 和 the Nebraskan 企业家 ecosystem, as well some of his own history 和 motivation.

 

生活S2E10 -博士. 阿里·卡恩

Dr. 阿里年代. 汗 is a former Assistant Surgeon General 和 current Dean of the College of Public Health at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC). Dr. 汗 shares his family’s journey from the Himalayan foothills in Kashmir to Brooklyn, NY 和 the beginnings of his passion for medicine 和 infectious diseases. 推荐几个体彩外围app谈论生物恐怖主义, our failed response to the COVID-19 p和emic, the role for politicians 和 public health officials, 和 why Omaha 和 UNMC are the place to be!

Lives S2E9 – 帕特里夏·卡恩斯

帕特里夏·卡恩斯 是总统吗? & 的首席执行官 QLI, a nationally recognized post-hospital rehabilitation center for individuals with brain 和 spinal cord injuries. 帕特丽夏, a physical therapist by training, joined the clinical team at QLI in 2001, 成为总统 & 2011年首席执行官. 在节目中, Kearns discusses the extensive rehabilitation of the whole person QLI works with 和 the unique feeling of 社区 the QLI campus provides. Kearns also talks about the culture at QLI 和 her own journey 和 experiences 作为领导者.

 

生命S2E8 -阿伦·阿加瓦尔

阿伦阿加瓦尔 is a former Wall Street investment banker at Prudential Securities who has primarily focused on healthcare 和 real estate initiatives. Arun began his own private equity firm in 2002, 返回奥马哈, Nebraska to set up a home base for 白莲集团, which has facilitated projects totaling over $1.50亿年. 在推荐几个体彩外围app的谈话中 we talk about private equity, 风险, 社区发展, 创业, 应对大流行, 家庭的重要性, 和更多的.

 

生活s27e7 -博士. 迈克尔·迪克森

Dr. 迈克尔·迪克森 is president 和 的首席执行官 the UNeMed公司, a company that works with faculty, 学生, 和 staff of the University of Nebraska Medical Center, the University of Nebraska at Omaha, 和 Nebraska Medicine to help commercialize innovative, new ideas that have the potential to improve public health for Nebraska residents 和 beyond. 在他的领导下, UNeMed has more than doubled the number of new inventions 和 licenses it executes each year. In addition, UNeMed revenues have increased 10-fold. 在这个节目中, Dixon talks about some of the major innovation breakthroughs that have emerged from UNeMed, including a game-changing malaria therapeutic, 和 the challenges 和 pleasures of creating a solid culture 和 process around big egos, 聪明的人, 和投资. Dixon also shares how he found his way from science to this quasi-创业 role 和 what he sees for the future.

 

Lives S2E6 – 杰米·巴瑞

杰米·巴瑞 是 Executive Director of 火花, an Omaha-based 社区发展 organization focused on catalyzing transformative 社区 和 economic development initiatives. 在推荐几个体彩外围app的谈话中, Jamie describes 社区 和 the long road to 社区发展, gentrification contrasted by positive 社区 wealth building models, what true listening to neighborhood residents looks like, 和更多的. Jamie also shares her own awakening to 社区 in her Omaha neighborhoods 和 how her passion for this work has emerged.

 

人生第五季-瑞秋·福克斯

瑞秋狐狸 is a multiple 企业家, author, teacher, 和 You Go Girl的创始人, a non-profit organization dedicated to ending the cycle of self-doubt 和 low self-esteem in young 女性 和 girls by creating a vision for who they can be. Honored many times for her 社区 和 业务 领导, Rachel talks about the personal impact during her early life moving from the South to the Midwest, how that inspired her vision for You Go Girl, 和 her aspirations for the future.

 

生命S2E4 - Dr. 玛丽安·史蒂文斯,皇家经理

Dr. 玛丽安·史蒂文斯,皇家经理, for over two decades has served as President of College of Saint Mary, the Omaha region’s only Catholic university for 女性. Inspired by her upbringing 和 faith as a Sister of Mercy, Dr. Stevens has led College of Saint Mary to develop several innovative programs. 在这段对话中,Dr. Stevens talks about her upbringing 和 how it shaped her. She also shares the inspiration of The Sisters of Mercy in her calling to be a nun 和 a teacher 和 how that has informed her 领导 of a higher education institution with a vision of active idealism.

 

生命S2E3 -杰森·费舍尔

Something of a Renaissance man, 杰森·菲舍尔 is an artist, designer, photographer, film-maker, 社区 activist 和 企业家. 他的机构, 超现实媒体实验室, is a place 和 a philosophy where Jason’s creativity, 业务, 和 社区 endeavors can be for profit 和 mindful of matters of humanity. 在这个对话中, Jason talks about his 创业, creative philosophy 和 work, 和 a little of his life 和 aspiration.

 

生命S2E2 - 艾琳·维克

艾琳·维克 is Director, Nutrition at Westside School District, each day providing over 10,000 lunches 和更多的. 在推荐几个体彩外围app的谈话中, Erin talks about meal quality, 采购原料, 和 the challenges of providing thous和s of nutritious, 每天美味的饭菜.

 

生活S2E1 -苏·萨顿

苏Thaden founded Client 资源 Inc., a 女性-owned IT talent 和 solutions 业务 in 1999, 成长ing to employ over 180 IT professionals with clients across numerous industries 和 geographies.

 

第一季

Lives S1E1 – Bobby Brumfield

与…的对话 security expert, former Marine 和 law enforcement officer 鲍比Broomfield discussing a 社区 和 relationship-based approach to security, 枪支安全, 预防暴力, as well as approaches educating men towards a healthy perspective on masculinity.

 

录制时间:2018年3月10日

生活S1E2 -大卫·斯科特

大卫·斯科特 was born 和 raised in Sydney, 澳大利亚, before journeying via Greece, 巴厘岛, 和 other destinations to settle in America’s Midwest where he currently works for The 外来的酒店, a new boutique hotel in downtown Omaha opening later this year. An award winning hotel management 和 hospitality industry professional, David talks with me about the appeal of hospitality 和 the impact of the p和emic, his efforts towards diversity 和 inclusion in the industry, 和更多的 broadly about his life.

录制日期:2020年7月2日

Lives S1E3 – Doug Wilwerding

与…的对话 Doug Wilwerding, 首席执行官, 业务man 和 venture capital investor, who shares his thoughts on 领导, differentiated market positions, 领导伦理, 和…飞蝇钓.

 

录制日期:2017年10月11日

生活S1E4 -博士. 谢丽尔·洛根

Dr. 谢丽尔·洛根 talks about education trends, the challenges facing her as 奥马哈公立学校新总监, being a role model as an African-American female leader, 和 about her personal experiences 和 background.

 

录制日期:2018年11月14日

Lives S1E5 – 尘土飞扬的戴维森

尘土飞扬的戴维森,联合创始人 飞轮, talks about 创业, 社区, 和 the benefits 和 joys of living 和 working for two months each year in Paris.

录制日期:2019年6月19日

Lives S1E6 – 艾丽卡Wassinger

启动maven 艾丽卡Wassinger,联合创始人 创业合作, demystifies blockchain 和 discusses the psychology of 企业家s, 女性与商业, 创业公司, 和 her own start 和 lessons in life.

录制时间:2019年3月13日

生活S1E7 -加里·克拉克

加里•克拉克 shares his transformative journey from a disadvantaged, dangerous childhood in the nation’s capital to the unexpected opportunities of the rural Midwest.

录制日期:2019年4月10日

Lives S1E8 – Merica白厅

与…的对话 Merica白厅, multi-generational Nebraskan 和 ED of Fontenelle森林 as she talks about the magical power of the natural world, the restorative force of the outdoors, 她悠久的家族史, including its slave origins, 和 her time as as performance manager. 哦,还有高跷舞!

 

录制日期:2017年10月12日

生活S1E9 - Miah大梁

与…的对话 Miah大梁,执行董事 The Bike Union 和 Coffee Shop, helping youth bridge the gap between the foster care system 和 independence, as well as speaking about his own traumatic 和 formative coming of age.

 

录制日期:2017年12月6日

Lives S1E10 – 史蒂夫·戈登

史蒂夫·戈登 是一名设计师, 企业家, 和 all around creative spirit, as well as an international class athlete. He discusses his perspectives on design, 他对运动鞋的热爱, 和 how he navigated his life from a more difficult environment to one as an Olympic hopeful 和 successful designer.

记录日期:2019年7月31日

Lives S1E11 – 苏珊甘伟鸿

苏珊甘伟鸿 (the Institute for Career Advancement Needs), a non-profit leader development organization, prior to which she spent decades in strategic 领导 roles in both private 和 public companies. Susan talks about the pressures facing 女性 和 younger generations in the 业务 world as they cultivate their 领导 skills 和 charts her own experiences as a female 业务 leader.

录制日期:2019年12月4日

Lives S1E12 – 以赛亚书Sheese

与…的对话 以赛亚书Sheese,创始人 原型咖啡, discussing the natural 和 the 业务 worlds of coffee, as well as why he would like to make a mockumentary about coffee competitions 和 how coffee shops are like church.

 

录制日期:2018年3月15日

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生活播客 features conversations with fascinating people sharing their personal stories 和 their impact on the Greater Omaha 社区.

Fresh voices 和 diverse perspectives on culture, 社区, 业务 和更多的 brought to you in this conversation hosted by 斯图尔特Chittenden,创始人 the conversation consultancy Squishtalks 和 co-founder of the creativity 和 design thinking consultancy Gilbert+Chittenden. Sponsored in part by 推荐几个体彩外围app.

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