Makayla McMorris

Outperforming and Including Others

March 14, 2019 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, People On the Rise

Marketing whiz Makayla McMorris became executive director of the University of Nebraska-Omaha’s Office of University Communications in December 2018. The Omaha native hopes to elevate her hometown community, leading by example as an African-American female […]

Steve Gordon | Branding Genious

Steve Gordon

January 22, 2019 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, People On the Rise

Branding has gotten a little ridiculous. Specifically, a growing list of organizations, including Nike, have been getting RDQLUS, courtesy of creator Steve Gordon. When the limited edition Cultivator X Nike “CODES” Capsule Collection became available […]

Developing Economics | Marco Floreani Promotions | Omaha Magazine

Developing Economics

Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, People On the Rise

Marco Floreani is working to raise the profile of the city where he was raised. “I’ve always loved Omaha, so trying to understand the business community and the resources available is enjoyable,” says Floreani, a […]

Making a Better Life for Herself

November 21, 2018 · Posted In: Business, People On the Rise

One month after the twin towers fell in New York City, Quetzalli Pliego and her three younger siblings crossed the boarder of Mexico into the United States to reunite with their mother and father. It […]

Changing Lives After a Life-Changer

October 31, 2018 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, People On the Rise

She never imagined that checking a small box on a job application would have such a big impact. Jasmine L. Harris was trying to turn her life around from a couple of misdemeanors as a […]

Designing Spaces Where Illumination Makes the Difference

August 21, 2018 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, People On the Rise

Trevor Hollins has a passion for how others see the world around them. Specifically, he has a passion for how thoughtful design and lighting affects the environment people experience and how it shapes their impressions, […]

Sustainable and Authentic

July 3, 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 […]