Meet our Advisory Council
No More Empty Pots
Nancy’s work experiences are diverse. She has put her love of learning and achievement to work, from serving as an agronomist for local farmers and consultants in a Fortune 500 corporation to grassroots organizing and managing nonprofit community organizations. Nancy served in an Information Technology leadership role for over 14 years with Boys & Girls Clubs of the Midlands in Omaha. As Chief Information Officer, she recently led award-winning programs, increased technology integration, and supported improved organizational outcomes.
In 2010 Nancy co-founded then later served as a board member at No More Empty Pots, a nonprofit supporting the development of local food systems through self-sufficiency of people and economic resilience of communities. Nancy began her role as CEO of No More Empty Pots in January 2016.
Nancy serves on multiple local, state, and regional boards and advisory committees.
With four adult children who are all college graduates and pursuing careers, Nancy spends much time sharing her passion for good food, leadership, personal strengths, and exceptional outcomes with diverse audiences.
Chef Glenn Wheeler
Spencer's for Steak & Chop
Chef Glenn has been a part of the Omaha restaurant scene since 1994. Having manned the kitchens of some of Omaha’s best restaurants like Maxine’s, opening chef for both Omaha Prime and Passport restaurants and the groundbreaking Bomba Dia restaurant and Chef Glenn’s namesake Wheeler’s. In 2004 Chef Wheeler participated in the opening of Liberty Tavern located in the 4 Diamond Hilton Omaha and stayed on for 5 yrs. Chef Glenn has been Executive Chef of Spencer’s for Steaks and Chops since 2010 and supports many local farmers and growers such as Plumcreek Farms, Bluff Valley Farms Truebridge Farms, Shadow brook Farms, and Squeaky Greens Organics.
Chef Wheeler is active in many charitable organizations and lends his hand in many ways to helping the community. He is also a 3-time “Taste of Elegance’ winner for the Nebraska Pork Producers. Chef Wheeler is the former President of the Omaha Restaurant Association. Chef Wheeler was inducted into the Omaha Hospitality Hall Of Fame in 2015. Under Chef Glenn’s leadership, Spencers For Steaks and Chops was awarded Steakhouse of The Year for Global Certified Angus Beef Brands in 2021 Chef Wheeler is always learning and travels to keep up on the very latest in the culinary world.