JoAnn is an accomplished attorney with more than 10 years of experience working in highly-regulated industries. She received her Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Nebraska-Omaha and is a Cum Laude graduate from the Creighton School of Law where she received her Juris Doctorate. She has also participated in the FINRA/Wharton Certified Regulatory and Compliance Professional Program at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Prior to joining the team, JoAnn spent more than 15 years working in the financial services and insurance industries holding positions such as Compliance Director and Assistant General Counsel. Combining her unique blend of legal and compliance skills, JoAnn seeks to create and maintain an environment which ensures both internal stakeholders and clients can be certain their best interests are top of mind.
JoAnn is a lifelong resident of Omaha where she and her husband, Jim, currently make their home. She has three children, Joe, Jack and Katie. In her free time, she likes to watch her children participate in a wide variety of activities, read and cook. JoAnn is also an avid supporter of Special Olympics Nebraska and Children’s Respite Care Center.
Getting to know JoAnn
Favorite food: It’s a tie. Anything at all with peanut butter or nachos.
Favorite Quote: “Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.” -Mother Theresa
What motivates JoAnn: Her family.
Place JoAnn would most like to visit: The Vatican
Biggest Accomplishment: Going to law school while working and being a mom to three children, and still graduating with honors.