Sustainable and Authentic

May 15, 2018 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, People On the Rise

Andrew Saladino could work anywhere in the United States, but he fell in love with, and in, Omaha. The executive director of the Omaha Creative Institute feels pride for his adopted hometown, and he is […]

Young and Professional

March 23, 2018 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, People On the Rise

After graduating from Omaha Northwest High School in 2009, Ashley Rae Turner says she was happy to leave town to pursue undergraduate studies at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. “I was definitely that person in high […]

Rose-Colored Glasses and Sweaters

January 22, 2018 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, People On the Rise

If a mobile business worked for tacos and sliders, why can’t it work for clothing? In less than a year, Jill Dudzinski has made a name for herself launching Hello Ruby Mobile Boutique in Omaha. […]

An Evangelist for Innovation

January 19, 2018 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, People On the Rise

As vice president of marketing and communications for YMCA of Greater Omaha, Jocelyn Houston’s days never look alike. “No day is ever the same for me, and I like that,” she says. “Plus I love […]

Skater Slant

November 17, 2017 · Posted In: Art, Encounter, People On the Rise

With his hair pulled back into a ponytail, a cigarette behind his ear, and a tattoo of his own design edging from the sleeve of his T-shirt, the up-and-coming videographer is measuring his rapid success […]

Planting Tech Talent

October 10, 2017 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, People On the Rise

Nicole Shobanjo is an information technology student who could be forced to move away from Omaha after she earns her computer programming degree from Metropolitan Community College. The 38-year-old—a stay-at-home mom who operates an in-house […]

Visual Narrator

September 21, 2017 · Posted In: Art, Encounter, People On the Rise

Kristin Zahra says she knew from a young age that she wanted to work in film. “Maybe, 12 to 13ish? I remember really loving Pixar animation film shorts,” she says. “So I had a desire […]

Roots Down

September 5, 2017 · Posted In: Encounter, Entrepreneurs, People On the Rise

Ask Keith Rodger where he got his sharp musical tastes and his answer will be simple—from his mother. The 28-year-old Omaha musician, recording engineer, and co-owner of Make Believe Recordings grew up with an eclectic […]

Thinking Outside the Box(ers)

August 24, 2017 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, Entrepreneurs, People On the Rise

It is common to hear disappointment from those who failed to follow their childhood dreams. However, we also don’t see too many firefighting, pro-basketball-playing astronauts roaming around. Michael Stageman, Omaha-native lawyer and inventor-turned-entrepreneur, did not […]

Nathan Miller

August 6, 2017 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, People On the Rise

Nate Miller is changing the world of architecture. It is hard to imagine, looking at the bald, bespectacled 30-something wearing clean, dark jeans and working quietly in a coffee shop. “I think the business industry […]


 
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