Our Board Members

The GROW Nebraska® board members give direction and insight to this statewide nonprofit training and marketing organization. Serving over 460 Nebraska small businesses, the organization provides marketing opportunities, education, and training to launch and connect Nebraska businesses to the global marketplace. GROW Nebraska’s® educational programs receive federal and state funding, along with generous support from foundations and individual donors

GROW Nebraska Board

The GROW Nebraska® board members give direction and insight to this statewide nonprofit training and marketing organization. Serving over 400 Nebraska small businesses, the organization provides marketing opportunities, education, and training to launch and connect Nebraska businesses to the global marketplace. GROW Nebraska’s® educational programs receive federal and state funding, along with generous support from foundations and individual donors.

Kent Grisham
President

Lincoln, NE | Nebraska Trucking Association

Kristi Gargan
Vice President

Kearney, NE | Wilkins Architecture Design Planning LLC

Kirsti Schack
Director

Kearney, NE | First National Bank

Kevin Black
Treasurer

Wisner, NE | Pinnacle Bank- Wisner

Jessica Kraus
Director

Holdrege, NE | Lost Way Brewery Co-Owner

Rick Nelson
Secretary

Lincoln, NE | Nebraska Public Power District

Marcia White
Director

Lincoln, NE | University Nebraska Foundation

A. David McIntosh
Director

Kearney, NE | Entrepreneur

Gary Peterson
Director

Loup City, NE | Peterson Legal Services

GROW Nebraska Women’s Business Center Advisory Board

The GROW Nebraska® Women’s Business Center Advisory board members are committed to empowering women, minority, and veteran entrepreneurs to connect, grow, and prosper together. They ensure the Women’s Business Center is able to fulfill its mission to provide real-time resources, education, and training to Nebraska entrepreneurs.

Janell Anderson Ehrke
Advisor

GROW Nebraska® Foundation CEO

Jillian Humphries
Advisor

Integator at Frost Media Group

Jim Reif
Advisor

Nebraska Enterprise Fund

Nancy Williams
Advisor

No More Empty Pots President/CEO

Heather Nelson
Advisor

Metro Community College

Veronica Doga
Advisor

College of Business Administration

GROW Nebraska Honorary Board Members

*Deceased

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