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Economic Development Department
1414 15th Street
PO Box 499
Columbus, NE 68601

 
Toll Free: (800) 282-6773
Phone: (402) 563-5534
Fax: (402) 563-5090
Email: econdev@nppd.com

Located throughout the state, Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD) has a team of 14 economic development professionals ready to serve you with your project needs. NPPD's economic development team has been assisting businesses and communities for more than 40 years. All contacts are confidential. Let us assist you today!

Contact our general office or contact us individually by location or alphabetical listing.


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Lincoln:
   Keith Ellis

Norfolk:
   Mary Plettner

Ogallala:
   Brian Vasa

Scottsbluff:
   Terry Rajewich

York:
   Craig Vincent

  Columbus:
   Rick Nelsen
   Jeanne Bartels
   Mike Claborn
   Mary Kwapnioski
   Ken Lemke
   Tami Swanson
   Rita Trofholz
 
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Rick Nelsen, CEcD
Economic Development Manager
1414 15th Street
PO Box 499
Columbus, NE 68601
Office: (402) 563-5534
Cellular: (308) 627-6746
Toll Free: (800) 282-6773
Fax: (402) 563-5090
Email: rjnelse@nppd.com

Mary Kwapnioski
Economic Development Support Specialist
1414 15th Street
PO Box 499
Columbus, NE 68601
Phone: (402) 563-5541
Toll Free: (800) 282-6773
Fax: (402) 563-5090
Email: mlkwapn@nppd.com

Jeanne Bartels
Economic Development Process Coordinator
1414 15th Street
PO Box 499
Columbus, NE 68601
Phone: (402) 563-5540
Toll Free: (800) 282-6773
Fax: (402) 563-5090
Email: jmbarte@nppd.com


Mike Claborn
Marketer
1414 15th Street
PO Box 499
Columbus, NE 68601
Phone: (402) 563-5699
Toll Free: (800) 282-6773
Fax: (402) 563-5090
Email: mlclabo@nppd.com
Keith Ellis
Economic Development Consultant
1327 H Street, Suite 1
Lincoln, NE 68508-3751
Phone: (402) 465-3517
Cellular: (402) 450-7476
Fax: (402) 465-3520
Email: kdellis@nppd.com

Ken Lemke, Ph.D.
Economist
1414 15th Street
PO Box 499
Columbus, NE 68601
Phone: (402) 563-5535
Toll Free: (800) 282-6773
Cellular: (402) 276-5174
Fax: (402) 563-5090
Email: kmlemke@nppd.com

Mary Plettner, CEcD
Senior Economic Development Consultant
1200 S Chestnut Street
Norfolk, NE 68701
Phone: (402) 644-3104
Toll Free: (800) 550-3104
Cellular: (402) 750-1907
Fax: (402) 644-3111
Email: mmplett@nppd.com

Terry Rajewich
Account Manager
P.O. Box 2068
515 1st Avenue
Scottsbluff, NE 69363-2068
Phone: (308) 630-5418
Cellular: (308) 641-0621
Fax: (308) 630-5426
Email: tkrajew@nppd.com

Tami Swanson
Economic Development Process Coordinator
1414 15th Street
PO Box 499
Columbus, NE 68601
Phone: (402) 563-5042
Fax: (402) 563-5090
Email: tsswans@nppd.com

Rita Trofholz
Economic Development Research Support Specialist
1414 15th Street
PO Box 499
Columbus, NE 68601
Phone: (402) 563-5530
Fax: (402) 563-5090
Email: rktrofh@nppd.com

Brian Vasa
Economic Development Consultant
202 South Spruce Street
Ogallala, NE 69153-0329
Phone: (308) 284-2746
Toll Free: (800) 580-5022
Cellular: (308) 289-0382
Fax: (308) 284-4037
Email: bkvasa@nppd.com

Craig Vincent
Account Manager
907 W 25th Street
PO Box 608
York, NE 68467-0429
Phone: (402) 362-7305
Cellular: (402) 366-7209
Email: cavince@nppd.com
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