Two Outlook Nebraska Employees Recognized for Excellence, Achievements


Two Outlook Nebraska Employees Recognized for Excellence, Achievements

Outlook Nebraska ( is proud to announce that James Harvey has been recognized as the 2017 Associate of the Year. The award honors individuals who excel in their position, while demonstrating the Outlook core values of trust, collaboration, respect and growth.

Harvey has been with the organization for over 10 years and is dedicated to developing his skill sets and trying new things. He job shadows, serves on organization committees, and volunteers in the community. According to his peers, he has a positive attitude and constantly looks for ways to do more than just his primary role as a finisher. He has a perfect attendance record in 2017. Harvey speaks at monthly public luncheons and attends all Outlook Nebraska events. He completed several triathlons and races in 2017, including the Sumtur Twilight Dash and the Christian Records Annual Eye Run. He plays the violin at community events and at Outlook functions. Harvey is an advocate of the Outlook Nebraska mission.

Outlook Nebraska has also proudly nominated Brian Grams for the National Industries for the Blind (NIB) Peter J. Salmon Award. This award honors employees who excel in their positions at NIB-associated agencies.

Grams joined Outlook Nebraska in 2014 as a finisher and became a machine operator in 2015. He is dedicated to the continual development of his skill sets and routinely facilitates teamwork with his fellow associates. According to his peers, Grams has a strong work ethic and works well with multiple departments. He is always willing to help others and goes the extra mile for the organization.Grams is the current chairperson of the Outlook Nebraska Quality Workplace Environment Committee that oversees an organizational action plan for improvements and volunteers to speak at monthly public luncheon events. Additionally, he is a member of Outlook’s competitive goalball team.