Business Development Consultant named for west central and southwest Nebraska

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Business Development Consultant named for west central and southwest Nebraska

The Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) has hired Kelly Wells Gewecke as a Business Development Consultant for west central and southwest Nebraska. The area includes the counties of Blaine, Chase, Custer, Dawson, Dundy, Frontier, Gosper, Hayes, Hitchcock, Hooker, Lincoln, Logan, Loup, McPherson, Perkins, and Thomas.

The Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) has hired Kelly Wells Gewecke as a Business Development Consultant for west central and southwest Nebraska. The area includes the counties of Blaine, Chase, Custer, Dawson, Dundy, Frontier, Gosper, Hayes, Hitchcock, Hooker, Lincoln, Logan, Loup, McPherson, Perkins, and Thomas.

Gewecke brings a wealth of community and economic development experience to the position, having previously served as DED’s Central Field Service Representative from 1989-1993, Assistant Director at the Nebraska Business Development Center–Kearney, and as a small business owner. Most recently, she served as a Self Employment Team Leader at Easter Seals of Nebraska. She received her undergraduate degree and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Nebraska at Kearney.

As a member of the Business Development Field Service Team, Gewecke will provide business development information and technical assistance to communities and businesses across the region. She can be reached at 308-627-3151, or by email kelly.gewecke@nebraska.gov

CONTACT Susan Albertus at 800-426-6505, 402-471-3987, or sue.albertus@nebraska.gov