WiM Nebraska Event - Tomorrow's Leaders and The Balancing Act"

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Wednesday, August 21, 2019
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM (CDT)
Ramada Hotel & Convention Center
265 33rd Avenue
Columbus, NE 68601
United States

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WiM Nebraska Event - Tomorrow's Leaders and the Balancing Act!

WiM Nebraska is hosting Tomorrow's Leaders and the Balancing Act, a full-day networking and keynote speaking event on Wednesday, August 21! 

Presenters and panelists from various companies will share on topics such as engaging youth in the manufacturing industry, navigating the manufacturing career maze and advancing your manufacturing career, maintaining a work-life balance, technology growth in manufacturing, and more!

Connect with manufacturing peers through a structured networking exercise and an evening social event over drinks and appetizers.

Learn more about the new WiM Nebraska Chapter, gain valuable insight on industry topics and challenges, and meet manufacturing professionals!

This event is free!


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Amanda Benes
Amanda Benes CEO Fremont Automation
Angie Wright
Angie Wright Human Resources Manager Valmont Industries, Inc.
Anne Morgan
Anne Morgan VP HR Business Partner - Irrigation Segment Valmont Industries, Inc.
Casey Misek
Casey Misek Regional HR Manager Valmont Industries, Inc.
Elisa Hutchison
Elisa Hutchison Industrial Engineer Lozier Corporation
Emily Schumacher
Emily Schumacher Senior Business Analyst Valmont Industries, Inc.
Heather Macholan
Heather Macholan General Manager Behlen Mfg. Co.
Jaime Sindelar
Jaime Sindelar Tool Crib Coordinator Lindsay Corporation
Jen Knowlton
Jen Knowlton Director of HR Behlen Mfg. Co.
Leana Honebrink
Leana Honebrink Customer Financial Services Supervisor Behlen Mfg. Co.
Melanie Smith
Melanie Smith Outreach and Recruitment Specialist Warren Distribution
Patty Korth
Patty Korth Associate Engineer Lindsay Corporation
Rebecca Hittner
Rebecca Hittner Tubing Controller Valmont Industries, Inc.
Tami Cerny
Tami Cerny Operations Manager Valmont Industries, Inc.
Tammy Carlson
Tammy Carlson VP of Human Resources Lozier Corporation
Tanya Shaul
Tanya Shaul Area Manager Lozier Corporation
Tracy Kaspar
Tracy Kaspar Cannula Planner BD Medication Delivery Solutions
37 Other Registered Attendees


August 21
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM Registration
11:30 AM - 11:40 AM Welcome Jeanne Schieffer, President - Columbus Chamber
11:40 AM - 12:00 PM Introduction to WiM Emily Williams, Lindsay Manufacturing, WiM Nebraska Chapter Chairperson
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM Lunch
12:30 PM - 12:45 PM Lunch Keynote Senator Lou Ann Linehan, NE District 39
12:45 PM - 1:00 PM NAM/ STEP Ahead Phil Raimondo, CEO Behlen Mfg. Co.
1:00 PM - 1:15 PM Manufacturing Career Maze Jen Miller, President - Behlen Country
1:15 PM - 2:00 PM Networking Exercise Led by Kim Kwapnioski
2:00 PM - 2:15 PM Break
2:15 PM - 3:00 PM Panel: Tomorrow's Leaders and the Balancing Act KC Belitz – Moderator Panelists: Senator Anna Wishart, Tara Tolly - ADM, Laurie Reagan - BD Medical, TR Raimondo - Behlen Mfg. Co.
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM Closing Speaker
3:30 PM - 3:45 PM Wrap Up / Drawings Jeanne Schieffer, President - Columbus Chamber
3:45 PM - 3:45 PM Networking Social Appetizers and Drinks at Whiskey Sands

For More Information:

Rachel Pelletier
Rachel Pelletier
Membership and Chapter Development Coordinator
Individual Professional