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FNTS Receives 2023 Business Excellence Award from the Greater Omaha Chamber

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Omaha, Neb, May 5, 2023 – FNTS is honored to be a recipient of a Greater Omaha Chamber 2023 Business Excellence Award for Leadership.

488669305-230406_1080x1080_fb_leadership_bnr-1The award is part of an annual tradition recognizing area organizations in the categories of Leadership, Innovation, Philanthropy and Sustained Excellence. More than 70 companies were nominated for this
year’s awards, with just 17 businesses identified as award recipients, “trailblazers who go above and beyond every day,” according to event organizers.

“Thriving communities rely on businesses to drive innovation, generate employment opportunities, and foster social connections. Attributing success to hard work and dedication, we proudly recognize the 17 organizations being honored today as more than just excellent - they are truly exceptional,” said Tim Burke, Interim President, and CEO, of Greater Omaha Chamber.

“Leaders Exist Everywhere” is one of FNTS’ cultural commitments, and the company has a thoughtful and purposeful leadership development program for all employees. The program utilizes many tools and processes to help develop great leaders and enhance their skills which helps strengthen partnerships and creates leading-edge technologies.

FNTS connects with clients to understand their needs and also implemented Executive Leadership Summits to ensure clients have technology that meets their long-term growth objectives. This leadership helped pave the way for FNTS to secure its status as a Microsoft Solutions Partner for Modern Work.

“FNTS President Kim Whittaker leads by example,” said Dan Chicoine, Vice President, Marketing. “She fosters teamwork by recognizing cross-functional teams and encourages employees to seek certifications.”

Whittaker has served FNTS since 1996 and was named the first female President of the company in 2017.

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(Pictured: Chief Technology Officer Ken Marr, Director of Client Experience and Agile Delivery Norie Rich, President Kim Whittaker, Vice President of Marketing Dan Chicoine)

About Greater Omaha
Greater Omaha is a No. 1 ranked up-and-coming tech hotspot, a “top 10 best place to live on a $60,000 salary,” and was named America’s No. 2 Best Small City by Resonance Consultancy. Greater Omaha is home to more than 30 communities and nearly 1 million people.

About the Greater Omaha Chamber
The mission of the Greater Omaha Chamber is to champion a thriving business community and a prosperous region through visionary leadership and collaboration.

About FNTS
As a nationally recognized trusted advisor in managed IT services for close to 30 years, FNTS has a proven history of modernizing mainframe environments, along with a wide range of operating systems including: Windows, Linux, AIX and IBM i. FNTS also has a passion for all things multi-cloud and provides flexible, industry-specific cloud solutions, with a continued focus on orchestrating agility, transparency and IT optimization for our customers, all while keeping cost containment top-of-mind. With an elevated security posture consisting of layered security solutions, FNTS specializes in partnering with customers in highly regulated and compliance-driven industries.

FNTS operates one of the most secure, technically advanced data centers in the United States, where the full scope of its operations is based. Headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska, FNTS is a subsidiary of First National of Nebraska (FNNI). FNNI and its affiliates have $30 billion in assets and nearly 5,000 employee associates. For more information, visit www.fnts.com.