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Chamber Staff


Tara Lea | Executive Director

A jack of all trades, master of none!

A former hand model and runner up award winner for the best laugh in the Cornhusker State!

A Graduate of THE University of Nebraska-Lincoln... Masters in Educational Leadership and a Bachelors of Journalism. GO BIG RED!

A Mama to one handsome little boy, a gorgeous baby girl and wife to the most incredible husband in the world!


Laura Daugard | Director of Business Services

A very curious piano teacher playing the game with laughter and real engagement from remarkable students.

A woman redefining expectations for Education, Music, and Business: all disciplines of my formal education.

A proprietor of Grandma and Grandpa's pumpkin patch, where 10 grand-kids join in the canning, haul wood, and enjoy fresh milk and eggs on the patio when the rooster crows.

There is No Place Like Nebraska!


Emma Oborny | Director of Communications & Marketing

A Graduate of Midland University! Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with concentrations in Marketing & Management.

Middle child of five! With one brother & three sisters, I'm lucky enough to say I have four built-in best friends!


Country dancing & polka dancing lover!

Just your regular small town Nebraska girl!

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Jake Herre | Director of Membership & Development

A retired United States Air Force Master Sergeant and former world traveler with a penchant for innovation and self-improvement!

Incessant audiophile, living room DJ, 10th Planet Jiu-Jitsu blue belt, and 25+ handicap golfer!

Proud husband, father, and Nebraskan!