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Sarah A. Johnson Appointed Manager of the Greater Omaha Young Professionals

The Greater Omaha Chamber has appointed Sarah A. Johnson manager of the Greater Omaha Young Professionals (YP) effective Thursday, June 3. She will develop and implement YP programs and recruit volunteers to assist with the efforts. In addition, she will work to increase the representation and involvement of diverse young professionals in community leadership opportunities.

 


 

Johnson comes to the Chamber from her role as operations manager for The Reader & ABM Enterprises. Prior to that she was director of agency operations for Archrival. She has held a variety of leadership roles with the Greater Omaha Young Professionals

“We are pleased with the selection of Sarah as the manager of the Omaha Young Professionals. She brings a strong professional and volunteer background, which will be instrumental in our mission to attract and retain talented young professionals,” said Jay Palu, an architect at DLR Group and the chair of the Greater Omaha Young Professionals Council. “She also has a thorough understanding of Greater Omaha’s young professional landscape allowing her to hit the ground running.”

“I’m passionate about the mission of the Greater Omaha Young Professionals and believe the efforts of young people can and will have a powerful impact on our community,” said Johnson. “I look forward to taking this program to the next level and getting area young professionals involved in the progress of our city.”

Johnson has a bachelor's degree in journalism with an emphasis in advertising from the University of Nebraska - Lincoln and is pursuing a master's degree in public health concentrating on community education from the University of Nebraska Medical Center.

Her office will be at the Greater Omaha Chamber downtown office, 1301 Harney St. Effective June 3, she can be reached at (402) 978-7945 or sjohnson@omahachamber.org.

 

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