Before coming to CBA/UNL, Emerson served as the executive director of LUX Center for the Arts for nine years. The organization’s budget grew by 75% in that time and, because of new outreach and educational programs, attendance soared by nearly 400%. Prior to the art center, Emerson worked at the executive or management level at Nebraska CASA Association, YWCA Lincoln, and Four Mile Historic Park in Denver. All told, she has nearly 20 years experience in the non-profit sector including 15+ years successful proposal writing experience.
Top five strengths are: strategic, learner, activator, ideation, and input.