• Casey Putney Set as Keynote Speaker for Premier Signature Event

    Bellevue, Neb. – The Greater Bellevue Area Chamber of Commerce (the chamber) is excited to have Casey Putney, Vice President of Leadership Development for the Business Ethics Alliance, join the Premier Signature Event as the keynote speaker.  

    The Premier Signature Event, formerly known as the Annual Dinner, will take place on, Thursday, September 16, 2021, at the Beardmore Event Center in Bellevue. The event celebrates the vibrant business community and their continued support of the Bellevue-Offutt area. This year’s event will feature: a sit-down dinner, keynote speaker, and a silent auction utilizing mobile bidding. 

    Prior to joining the Business Ethics Alliance in February 2021, Putney led global leadership development efforts for Travel and Transport. With over 20 years of experience leading teams in the military, state government, for-profit and non-profit sectors, Putney understands that success as a leader boils down to having honest conversations and building meaningful relationships. 

    He is currently pursuing his Doctor of Education in Ethical Leadership, and holds a Master's degree in Organizational Leadership, and certifications in Diversity in the Workplace, Lean Six Sigma, and Safety. He is also a certified John Maxwell leadership coach, speaker, and trainer. 

    Of joining the Premier Signature Event, Putney said, "As a Bellevue resident, I'm excited to join my friends and neighbors at the Chamber's Premiere Event. I believe in Bellevue. I believe in our city's potential. And I believe in our desire to create a business community rich with cultures, that leave everyone feeling valued, respected, appreciated, and heard. See you in September!”

    Individual tickets are on sale now for $75 per chamber member/$85 per non-chamber member and can be purchased through www.bellevuenebraska.com or by calling the chamber at 402.898.3000. Event sponsorships are still available.   

    About Greater Bellevue Area Chamber of Commerce: Since 1953, the Greater Bellevue Area Chamber of Commerce has been serving the richly diverse Bellevue business community and Offutt Air Force Base. We understand that the relationship between businesses and community is imperative in order to thrive and grow. Our goal is to enhance and promote the economic environment, create employment opportunities and continue to increase the positive quality of life that Bellevue is known for. 

    About the Business Ethics Alliance: The mission of the Business Ethics Alliance is to build leadership, strengthen organizations, and elevate Greater Omaha through positive, practical business education. The Alliance was legally established in 2008 as a standalone, not-for-profit entity. The Alliance has three founding partners: the Heider College of Business, Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce, and the BBB of the Midlands. Additionally, the Alliance is made up of Trustees around Omaha who act as a guild of business leaders who are ambassadors, supporters, and advisors of the Alliance’s mission. Everything the Alliance does promotes an environment where the discussion and practice of ethics is encouraged and expected in the local community. Because business leaders trust the Alliance, it is able to create the forums to have conversations that no one else in the community can have. The Alliance’s brand of ethics is impartial, research-based, and respectful. Always.