Habitat for Humanity of Omaha Names 2021 Board of Directors and Executive Committee

Habitat for Humanity of Omaha (habitatomaha.org) recently announced its Board of Directors for 2021, including George Achola, a board member since 2017, as the new chair of the board. Achola is Vice President and Counsel for Burlington Capital Real Estate. He is joined on Habitat Omaha’s Executive Committee by Vice Chair Levi Scheppers, Chief Executive Officer, OrthoNebraska; Treasurer Rollie Johns, Chief Financial Officer, CSG; and Secretary Caren Woodruff, Founder and Coach, QuarterLife Coaching.

Returning board members include: Drew Collier, retired from Union Pacific; Jon Costello, Bellevue Public Schools Foundation; Bob Dalrymple, retired from Bank of the West; Javier Fernandez, Omaha Public Power District; Julie Fritz, community volunteer; Dr. Cynthia Gooch-Grayson, Metropolitan Community College; Jeff Gordman, Jeff Gordman Advisory LLC; Buck Heim, Kutak Rock LLP; Marcos Hernandez, U.S. Bank; Dan Houghton, Buildertrend; Ryan Iwansky, D.A. Davidson Companies; Keith Jankuski, CHI Health; Teri Mercer, McCarthy Capital; Brian Miles, Bridges Trust; Laura Nelson, First National Bank of Omaha; Gustavo Oberto, Lindsay Corporation; Dan Patterson, Cobalt Credit Union; Mark Rodgers, Core Bank; Jaison Samuel, Thrivent Financial; Angel Starks, Nebraska Realty; and Lucas Weatherly, Olsson.

To address the need for quality affordable housing in our community, Habitat for Humanity of Omaha builds and renovates homes, repairs existing houses, takes down blighted structures, and advocates for better laws and systems. They also work with individuals and families to help them acquire the access, skills, and financial education necessary to become successful homeowners. For more information, visit habitatomaha.org or call (402) 457-5657.