The Nebraska Competes Coalition Announces First Cohort of Businesses

Nebraska Competes (, a non-partisan coalition of businesses committed to achieving nondiscrimination policies at the community and state levels, has announced its first cohort of businesses. The list includes the following 35 businesses/organizations: Audubon Nebraska; Bozell; Center for People in Need; CIO Wealth Strategies; Data Security, Inc.; DLR Group; DoMore Consulting Company; Empyrean Brewing Co.; Fiedler Law Firm; Firespring; FireWorks Restaurant; Friedman Law; Heartland Family Services; Hudl; Iain Nicolson Audubon Center at Rowe Sanctuary; J Brasch Co., LLC; Kindred Psychology; Lazlo’s Brewery & Grill; Lincoln Chamber of Commerce; Lincoln Public Schools; Lux Center for the Arts; Maxwell; Mid America Casing Supply, LLC; Nebraska Appleseed; Nonprofit Association of the Midlands; Pearl Street Counseling; Signature Performance Inc.; Spreetail; Spring Creek Prairie Audubon Center; Stubbs Chiropractic; The Mill Coffee & Tea; University of Nebraska-Lincoln; Union Pacific; Verdis Group; and WP Engine.

Coalition members support inclusive and diverse business practices, including protections against discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. Nebraska Competes believes in building a stronger Nebraska where LGBTQ employees and customers are valued. Their efforts attract the best talent to increase business-to-business and business-to-consumer relationships, and to ultimately grow Nebraska’s economy.

Organizations interested in joining Nebraska Competes can contact the team with further questions or sign-up on the Nebraska Competes website at You can contact Nebraska Competes at or by calling (402) 488-1130.