Ponca Tribe of Nebraska member Alexcia Boggs has been recognized as one of the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development’s (NCAIED) 2013 Native American 40 Under 40 award recipients. According to the NCAIED, the award recognizes 40 emerging American Indian leaders who have demonstrated leadership, initiative and dedication and made significant contributions in business and/or their community. Boggs, who lives in Omaha, is the President/CEO of Osni Ponca, LLC – the Ponca Tribe of Nebraska’s economic development entity that is based in Lincoln.

“I would like to thank the staff and the board of the National Center of American Indian Enterprise Development for the 40 Under 40 award and for their 40 years of assisting American Indian Tribes and their enterprises with business and economic development in Indian Country.  On behalf of Osni Ponca and the Ponca Tribe of Nebraska, it is with great honor that I accept this award.” Boggs said.

The Ponca Tribe of Nebraska is a federally recognized tribe headquartered in Niobrara, Nebraska. They offer a broad range of health, social, educational and cultural services through five office sites in Nebraska and Iowa. For more information, visit www.poncatribe-ne.org.