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2013 Calendar of Events

Thursday, April 15, 2014
Senatorial Candidate Symposium
Happy Hollow Country Club
7am – 9am

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Breakfast Meeting
Doug Nielsen, Chairman, Hayneedle
Happy Hollow Country Club
7am – 9am

Thursday, May 22, 2014
Breakfast Meeting
Tony Raimondo, Chairman, Behlen Mfg. Co.
Happy Hollow Country Club
7am – 9am

Thursday, June 26, 2014
Breakfast Meeting
Steve Clemente, CEO, Nebraska Book
Happy Hollow Country Club
7am – 9am

Moday, August 4, 2014
Annual Member Guest Golf Outing
Quarry Oaks Golf Course
12pm Shotgun Start
Reception and Awards following

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Intergrowth 2014

Monthly Breakfast Meeting

Thursday, April 24 2014

Doug Nielsen

Co-Founder & Chairman




Doug Nielsen, Hayneedle's current Chairman of the Board, has over 20 years' experience as an entrepreneur and Internet pioneer. He co-founded the company in 2002, along with business partners Mark Hasebroock and Julie Mahloch. The company was formerly know as Netshops and rebranded in 2009 as Hayneedle. Doug served as company President and CEO from January 2002 to October 2007 and October 2010 to December 2013. Prior to Hayneedle/NetShops, Doug co-founded and served as CEO of, which merged with in March 2000. Following the merger, Doug was President and also a director of Prior to that, Doug founded two direct marketing companies. Doug received his bachelor's degree from the University of Nebraska at Omaha.


Thursday, April 24, 2014 

 7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.


Happy Hollow Country Club

1701 South 105th Street

Omaha, NE

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To those eager to learn and share successful corporate growth practices, ACG/Nebraska is the knowledge and networking hub that brings significant value to members through relevant and meaningful information, resources and activities.

ACG/Nebraska unites the best in knowledgeable people, informative programs and in depth resources to provide the member with a meaningful educational, professional and social experience. Through our monthly breakfasts over the past years, we have had the pleasure to hear from leaders of area companies representing a wide range of industries and sizes. We will continue to supplement those popular meetings with other tracks that delve into subjects of interest to members through forums, workshops and other events.  

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