Meet Our Staff
Sandra RedingRead More +
Sandra joined the Aksarben Foundation as President in 2017. Working directly with the Board of Governors and Councillors, Sandra oversees and implements the strategic direction of the Aksarben Foundation and the Aksarben network - including the Nebraska Tech Collaborative and Growing Together, Aksarben Workforce Initiatives. With over twenty years in not-for-profit leadership, relationship cultivation and fundraising and vast experience in higher education and scholarship administration, Sandra brings a strong knowledge of leadership and has a proven track record of driving results, engagement and activation.
Chief Financial Officer
Jack RoundRead More +
As CFO of Aksarben, Jack brings tactical focus and detailed attention to support both the operational and programmatic elements of the Foundation. Jack oversees finances of the Aksarben Foundation and Aksarben network - including Nebraska Tech Collaborative and Growing Together, Aksarben Workforce Initiatives, as they relate to budget management and cost benefit analysis. Jack brings over twenty-five years of financial and accounting experience and has lent his expertise to various not-for-profit endeavors throughout Nebraska prior to joining the Aksarben Foundation in 2017.
Vice President, Marketing and Communication
Julie KlugRead More +
Julie joined the Aksarben Foundation in 2017 as VP, Marketing and Communication. With over 15 years experience, Julie oversees development and implementation of all marketing, branding and communication strategies for the Aksarben Foundation and the Aksarben network - including the Nebraska Tech Collaborative and Growing Together - Aksarben Workforce Initiatives.
Foundation and WBC Chairman Assistant
Sue EisermanRead More +
As Foundation and WBC Chairman Assistant, Sue oversees all operational assistance for the foundation office as well as the Women’s Ball Committee. Sue has been working directly with the WBC for over fourteen years and has become an integral part of the Aksarben Ball planning committee. Sue joined the Aksarben Foundation in 2006.