Michelle Nekuda, Vice President of Human Resources and Employee Development
Michelle Nekuda, Vice President of Human Resources and Employee Development, is the leader of the company’s initiatives related to the recruitment, compensation, engagement, development, and overall well-being of the company’s workforce.
Michelle began her career with Nebraska Children and Families Foundation in March 2021. She joined Nebraska Children after overseeing the Human Resource function as the Director of Human Resources at Henningsen Foods, Inc. where she oversaw all the functions of Human Resources, Employee Development, and Safety for five years. She has been in the Human Resource Management field for over 25 years.
Michelle earned her Bachelors in Human Resources and Master’s in Management at Bellevue University. She is passionate about the education and wellbeing of others, which includes being part of the faculty at Columbia Southern University, adjunct professor at Bellevue University, and served 6 years on the Board of Governors at Metropolitan Community College.
She and her husband of over 30 years, Jim, have three children and six grandchildren. They enjoy their time living at Beaver Lake in Nebraska.