President and CEO, Seventy Five North Revitalization Corp.
An Omaha, Nebraska native, Cydney Franklin has managed community and economic development programs for more than 10 years. Cydney joined Seventy Five North in 2015, initially hired as a Senior Project Manager, then promoted in early 2019 to Chief Operating Officer. In July 2020, Seventy Five North’s Board of Directors promoted Cydney to serve as the organization’s President & CEO. Prior to her time at Seventy Five North, Cydney worked for 3.5 years as an economic and community development manager with the Greater Omaha Chamber. There she aided in the development and expansion of regional business through the utilization of local and state-wide economic development incentives.
Senior Vice President, Purpose Built Communities
Michelle Matthews joined Purpose Built Communities in 2016 as Senior Vice President after leading her own consulting company, Matthews Consulting Group (MCG), for more than a decade. She is a trusted advisor with more than 30 years of experience in organizational development, change management and consulting. She is a recognized expert when it comes to developing strategies to improve business processes, maximize human capital and increase revenues.
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