MARY ANN BAMBER, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Mary Ann joined Nebraska Shakespeare in 2008 with over 25 years of management and strategic development experience. In the 1980s, she worked for Norwest Nebraska (now Wells Fargo), first as Director of Organizational Development, then as Corporate Sales Development Director. She then spent several years as an independent business consultant for clients such as Aquilla Energy, First Westroads Bank, Nebraska Furniture Mart, and the University of Nebraska, assisting them with strategic planning, marketing, and sales development. Mary Ann served as Executive Vice President of Retail Services with Associated Banc-Corp for eight years, focusing on marketing, product and sales development, Internet banking, and providing leadership to over 300 retail banking locations. Her most recent challenge prior to joining NS was developing a full-service 300+ person call center to support a new brand launch for Revlon Cosmetics in New York. Mary Ann has served on the Council on Financial Competition, Harvard Business School Leadership Round Table, and received the American Society for Training and Development Lifetime Achievement Award.