Five Questions for Alexis Bromley from Seventy Five North

10 Apr

Join us Friday, April 20th for our next Coffee Chat at the Hardy Coffee located at the Highlander, Omaha’s purpose-built community. Joining us will be Alexis Bromley from Seventy Five North Development Corporation.

Alexis is the Director of Strategic Partnerships for Seventy Five North where she establishes and develops relationships to create programming for the Highlander neighborhood. Previously, she worked at the Greater Omaha Chamber implementing talent and workforce strategies.

A native Omahan, Alexis graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with a degree in International Business. She currently sits on the ACE Mentor Program of Greater Omaha Board of Directors, a high school mentor program for architecture, construction and engineering professions, and was a 2017 Fellow for New Leaders Council Omaha, a leadership and professional development training program.

We asked her five questions . . .

1. What is your preferred mode of transportation?
Walking! I’m a rare individual who has the ability to walk to work every day. The fresh air always improves my mood and gives me time to clear my mind. Continue reading

Big Papio Trail Closure 4/9 – 4/14

6 Apr

BIG PAPIO TRAIL SECTION CLOSING

A section of the Big Papio Trail between North Mill Road and the TD Ameritrade Headquarters will close on Monday, April 9, 2018 through Friday, April 13, 2018 so repair work on a manhole and sinkhole adjacent to the trail can be done. Trail will reopen on Saturday, April 14, 2018. There is no suggested detour around this closed section of the trail. Contact Dennis E. Bryers, FASLA, PLA in the Omaha Parks, Recreation & Public Property Department at 402-444-3798 or dennis.bryers@cityofomaha.org for additional information.

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Welcome our new Volunteer and Membership Coordinator, JoAnna LeFlore

4 Apr

Please welcome the newest member of the Mode Shift family, our Volunteer and Membership Coordinator, JoAnna LeFlore. JoAnna is a consummate communications professional, with a Masters Degree in Managerial Communication from Bellevue University. She has worked with the Omaha Reader, Bemis Center for Contemporary Art and the Chamber of Commerce, as well as being active with the Urban League of Omaha. In 2017, she was a fellow with the  New Leaders Council of Omaha.

JoAnna’s talents as a writer, social media professional and event planner will come in handy as she helps Mode Shift round out our first year of paid membership. JoAnna’s primary responsibility will be around making sure members are engaged, informed and activated. We all look forward to working with JoAnna to bring the most value to your member experience. If you see JoAnna at the CEC or a member meeting, say hello, and join the board in welcoming her to our team.