Fall Leadership Conference

Thursday, October 21 through Friday, October 22

Conference Location:

Items to Bring:

  1. Mask – Masks will need to be worn throughout the conference and may only be taken off while eating.
  2. Water Bottle: Bring your own water bottle that can be filled up throughout the conference!
  3. Wear business professional clothing! You may bring a change of clothes to change into at the end of the conference.

Navigate to the Aquarium Conference Center:

Conference Highlights:

Networking Luncheon Business Participation:

Conference Pricing Information:

Due to the generous contributions of our Nebraska partners, Nebraska PBL paid members will be able to attend our annual conference at a discounted rate. Thank you partners!

Conference Schedule:

October 21

3:30pm – 4:00pm

Sandhills Global Security Check-In

Sandhills Global

120 W. Harvest Dr.

Lincoln, Nebraska 68521

4:00pm – 5:00pm

Business Tour at Sandhills Global


Social Event

Vala’s Pumpkin Patch

12102 S 180th St.

Gretna, NE 68028

October 22

8:30am – 8:50am

FLC Registration / Check-In


Omaha Henry Doorly Zoo Aquarium Conference Center

3701 S. 10th St.
Omaha, NE 68107

9:00am – 9:15am

Opening Session

9:15am – 9:45am

Keynote Speaker

Zach Mellender

Omaha Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium

Business Systems and Analytics Manager

9:45am – 10:15am

Clifton Strengths Session

10:15am – 10:45am

Keynote Speaker

Ben Wigert

Gallup – Omaha

Director of Research and Strategy, Workplace Management

10:55am – 11:40am

Executive Panel


Winsley Durand IIIExecutive Director – REACH Initiative
Alex GrahamPresident and CEO – FBLA-PBL
Eliza FerzelyVP – Retail Loan Accounting

11:40am – 1:20pm

Networking Luncheon

1:30pm – 2:15pm

Young Professionals Panel


Brent ComstockCEO Bcom
Taylor JeppesenVP – Commercial Lending at Pinnacle Bank
Jenna ChristensenAttorney – Caswell, Panko & Westerhold

2:15pm – 2:45pm

Keynote Speaker

2:45pm – 3:00pm