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Older, Educated, and Still Looking

February 20, 2015 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, People

Originally published in Spring 2015 B2B magazine. Mike Gawley punctuated the day he was let go from his job with a thud. As he was cleaning out his desk after 30-plus years at a company […]

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The Mavboni Guy

February 6, 2015 · Posted In: Entertainment, Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, People, Sports

The schtick never gets old. It happens every time the University of Nebraska-Omaha men’s hockey team scores its first goal at a home game: Greg McVey comes rolling onto the ice driving what appears to […]

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Peace is His Profession

February 5, 2015 · Posted In: Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, People

How many times have moviegoers seen Washington, D.C. destroyed by a wayward nuke/seven-mile-wide comet/giant solar flare/fire-throwing robots/aliens/zombies or renegade paramilitary outfit, only to have a fearless pilot save the day at the last minute? Hollywood, […]

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The Basketball Whisperer

January 13, 2015 · Posted In: Entertainment, Omaha Magazine, Publications, Sports

When the University of Nebraska tapped Tim Miles to take over as head coach of the men’s basketball program in early 2012, Nebraska fans everywhere let out a collective “huh?” But in less than three […]

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Taking Care of (God’s) Business

January 9, 2015 · Posted In: Leaders, Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, People, Publications

Rev. Timothy Lannon has always been able to size up things pretty quickly. As a math major at Creighton University in the early ‘70s, the likeable young man from Mason City, Iowa, was known for […]

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Gavilon

December 5, 2014 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, Downtown, In the Office, Places

Walking into the lobby of the new downtown Omaha headquarters of Gavilon, a commodities trading firm, is like walking into the future—a $44 million testament to the awesome capabilities of electronics, fiber optics, and the […]

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Not Business as Usual

December 2, 2014 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, Leaders, People

Some things just don’t mix very well: oil and water, Red Sox and Yankees, the Kardashians and modesty. Labor and management might wind up on most lists, but not here. Not in Omaha. For almost […]

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Kevin Kugler

October 22, 2014 · Posted In: Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, People, Publications

As die-hard Husker, Hawkeye, and NFL fans begin the sprint that is football season, the man with the voice girds for an 11-month-long marathon of his own. Omaha-based sportscaster Kevin Kugler logs tens of thousands […]

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The Loyal Royal

July 24, 2014 · Posted In: Entertainment, Omaha Magazine, Publications, Sports

The batter steps up to the plate and smacks a line drive into the left field gap. The runner at second base starts motoring toward third, rounds the corner, and heads for home. It was […]

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The Wonderful World of Ryan Rhodes

June 27, 2014 · Posted In: Entertainment, Omaha Magazine, People

“… and I hope you have a magical day.” Ryan Rhodes can’t begin to count the number of times he uttered those words. Tens of thousands? Easily. During a decade-long run as a member of […]


 
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