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 […]

Transitorily Yours

February 22, 2017 · Posted In: Encounter, Omaha Magazine, Opinion, People On the Rise

Editor’s note: This is the first installment in a new Encounter column focusing on millennial life by Brent Crampton. To share your significant life experiences, email millennials@omahapublications.com Today is Jan. 7, 2017, and yesterday I walked […]

Ten Outstanding Young Omahans

February 21, 2017 · Posted In: Entrepreneurs, Omaha Magazine, People On the Rise

On Feb. 8, the Omaha Jaycees honored the Ten Outstanding Young Omahans of 2017 during a banquet at The Paxton Ballroom. This award recognized individuals for their commitment to the community and their extraordinary leadership […]

Underdogs and Frontrunners in the Omaha Mayoral Race

Posted In: Business, Omaha Magazine, People On the Rise

Running for the office of Omaha mayor seems surprisingly accessible for any registered voter age 25 or older who is an Omaha resident of six months or more: Pay a $100 filing fee, complete a […]

Healing By Design

December 20, 2016 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, People On the Rise, Publications

“She’s an inspiration for women everywhere because she has always wanted to do something to better the world.” – N. Brito Mutanayagam, Ph.D. Is it possible for design, function, color, texture, light, artwork, botanicals, and […]

New Management for the New Millennium

June 7, 2016 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, People On the Rise, Publications

Kids today…they’re entitled, disrespectful brats who can’t write a complete sentence and are always playing with their phones. Harumph. You know, those so-called Millennials born between 1980 and 2000 with the silver spoons in their […]


 
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