Strawberry Olive

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

Ideator. Fun-seeker. Motivator... and our 'full-steam-ahead' TEDxOmaha Leader!

Lived in England, Germany and a few other places, before moving to Omaha with her husband. Passionate about innovation and creativity, and empowering others to reach for the sky, stars, moon and beyond.

Worked in health care, education, logistics and community engagement. Fun fact, she loves motorbikes and books.
Strawberry says, "I'm proud to be TEDxOmaha producer and part of an amazing team."

Erin Isenhart

CO-PRODUCER

Creative Marketing professional, travel enthusiast, adventure-seeker and boy mom... and leader of the TEDxOmaha Marketing and Promotions team. Erin is passionate about making a difference in the world, one conversation, one story at a time. Which led her to 'Ideas Worth Spreading" and TEDxOmaha.

Adam Van Osdel

TEDX OMAHA SALONS

Nancy Sempeck-Smith

VENUES & SPACES

I have been a part of the TEDxOmaha leadership team since 2016. I’m always excited to expand my world, TED has done that for me.

Kene Okigbo

MARKETING & PROMOTIONS

Landscape Architectural Intern at RDG Planning & Design and an integral piece of the Marketing and Promotions Team.

Terry Lee

SPEAKER SUPPORT

Terry is a Leadership and Organizational Development Consultant. His mission is ministering to the potential, possibilities and progress of people and organizations.

Maggie Cunningham

SOCIAL MEDIA GURU

This is Maggie's first year volunteering with TEDxOmaha and she's a social media guru! She works full time running the website at KETV NewsWatch 7 and also assists with the social media platforms.

Jake Buckingham

VIDEOGRAPHER

Freelance Director. Producer. Editor. Designer.

Rita Paskowitz

STORY TELLER & SPEAKER COACH

Rita is a two-time TEDxOmaha presenter and a three-time speaker coach. Her mission is to connect people to others and to themselves through story. And to block the sun's evil rays with her hair.

Hameidah Alsafwani

VOLUNTEER

Graduate Assistant at UNO and a Hotline Associate at Omaha Mayor’s Office Born in Oklahoma, United States of America. Raised in the Eastern part of Saudi Arabia. Interested in Emergency Management, Criminal Justice, Public Administration, Law, and Politics.

Unita Kham

MARKETING & PROMOTIONS

Rachel Evans

SWAGANISTA

Gena Van Osdel

WEBSITE ADMINISTRATOR

Software developer who loves to learn. Started volunteering for TedXOmaha this year. In 2008, returned back to the Omaha area doing full-time volunteer work via Lutheran Volunteer Corps. That's where she became passionate about serving the greater Omaha area. "TedXOmaha is a great way to support and build this community and I am excited to be a part of it."

Wendy Hamilton

STAGE HOST

A TEDxOmaha Speaker Alum (2014), and has loved being involved ever since. She's looking forward to the big event - Time to Engage!

Our Team

We’re a team of talented individuals from Omaha connected by a noble purpose – to share ideas worth spreading, inspire creative thinking and expand minds.

Strawberry Olive

Ideator. Fun-seeker. Motivator... and our 'full-steam-ahead' TEDxOmaha Leader!

Strawberry Olive

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

Erin Isenhart

Creative Marketing professional, travel enthusiast, adventure-seeker and boy mom... and leader of the TEDxOmaha Marketin

Erin Isenhart

CO-PRODUCER

Adam Van Osdel

TEDX OMAHA SALONS

Nancy Sempeck-Smith

I have been a part of the TEDxOmaha leadership team since 2016. I’m always excited to expand my world, TED has done th

Nancy Sempeck-Smith

VENUES & SPACES

Kene Okigbo

Landscape Architectural Intern at RDG Planning & Design and an integral piece of the Marketing and Promotions Team.

Kene Okigbo

MARKETING & PROMOTIONS

Terry Lee

Terry is a Leadership and Organizational Development Consultant. His mission is ministering to the potential, possib

Terry Lee

SPEAKER SUPPORT

Maggie Cunningham

This is Maggie's first year volunteering with TEDxOmaha and she's a social media guru!

Maggie Cunningham

SOCIAL MEDIA GURU

Jake Buckingham

Freelance Director. Producer. Editor. Designer.

Jake Buckingham

VIDEOGRAPHER

Rita Paskowitz

Rita is a two-time TEDxOmaha presenter and a three-time speaker coach. Her mission is to connect people to others an

Rita Paskowitz

STORY TELLER & SPEAKER COACH

Hameidah Alsafwani

Graduate Assistant at UNO and a Hotline Associate at Omaha Mayor’s Office Born in Oklahoma, United States of Americ

Hameidah Alsafwani

VOLUNTEER

Unita Kham

MARKETING & PROMOTIONS

Rachel Evans

SWAGANISTA

Gena Van Osdel

Software developer who loves to learn. Started volunteering for TedXOmaha this year.

Gena Van Osdel

WEBSITE ADMINISTRATOR

Wendy Hamilton

A TEDxOmaha Speaker Alum (2014), and has loved being involved ever since.

Wendy Hamilton

STAGE HOST

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