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Chamber Staff


Tara Lea | President/CEO

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!

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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!

Cailin Brashear

Cailin Brashear | Director of Communications and Marketing

An aspiring Disney Princess, amateur baker, and lover of the great outdoors.

A proud alumna of Midland University. A loving daughter, sister, and auntie to the best family a girl could ask for.

A California girl learning how to survive winter and loving the "good life" in Nebraska!