River City Six: Hannah Hundley
Meet Hannah E. Hundley, our new Executive Assistant at Strictly Business Magazine!
How did you get started in the business?
I graduated from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln in May of 2017 with a bachelor’s degree in Hospitality, Restaurant, and Tourism Management. I’ve always had a passion for promoting local business. So, along with my experience in event planning and marketing, the Executive Assistant position with Strictly Business seemed like the perfect fit. I’m looking forward to building relationships with individuals and businesses in both Omaha and Lincoln.
What is the biggest challenge you’ve faced professionally?
After college, I moved to Broken Bow, Nebraska to become the Events Director for their Chamber of Commerce. Not only did I not know anyone who lived there, I didn’t know anything about living in a rural community either. It was challenging to adjust but I gained a lot of valuable experience. From planning a new outdoor concert series in the downtown square to putting on the town’s first Color Run—my position allowed me to grow a lot in my professional and personal life.
What has been your most important achievement professionally?
I feel very honored to have been chosen for the positions I’ve held thus far in my career, including my new position with Strictly Business Magazine and my previous position with the Broken Bow Chamber of Commerce. In addition, during my time at UNL, I was given the opportunity to intern for the Nebraska Tourism Commission. I was very proud to represent Nebraska on that level and I made many connections throughout the state. I was also selected as co-chair of UNL’s The Big Event, coordinating a day of service with 3,000 student volunteers participating citywide. It was extremely rewarding to oversee the executive committee that put on this event for the entire student body, impacting residents and community organizations in Lincoln.
Tell us a little about your family.
I have two wonderful parents, David and Sue, and three equally wonderful younger brothers: Joseph, Daniel, and Lazarus. We have called Lincoln home for about 15 years.
What is your favorite thing to do on a day off?
I love spending time outdoors, especially with friends and family. I also enjoy reading and writing.
What is something special or interesting about yourself that you would like people to know?
I am a child of God! Saved by grace, through faith. I’m constantly humbled by the Lord’s love for me.
What is the best piece of advice you’ve ever received?
To never base my worth on the things of this world—my identity is in Christ Jesus!
If you could choose only one descriptive word to be remembered as, what would it be?
What is your greatest talent that you don’t utilize in your daily work life?
Giving back massages.
If you had a theme song, what would it be?
I don’t know… probably something country.
If you could have a super power, what would it be?
To be able to eat all the yummy food I want and not gain any weight.
Which talent would you most like to have?
What is your favorite movie?
I’m a big fan of The Lord of the Rings.
What is your favorite TV show?
Parks and Recreation.
What is your favorite local restaurant?
Blue Sushi Sake Grill.
If our readers would like to contact you, how should they do so?
Office: (402) 466-3330; Email: Office@StrictlyBusinessOmaha.com.