• Randy Hawthorne — Executive Director

    As Publisher and Executive Director for Nonprofit Hub, and a Professional Certified Marketer, Randy shares his passions of marketing and education with nonprofits to help them implement marketing and organizational leadership principles so they can grow their organizations. Randy lends his expertise to a number of nonprofits in his community, including the American Marketing Association, Lincoln Community Playhouse, Rotary Club #14, Leadership Lincoln and Launch Leadership. Outside the office, Randy works with high school and college students and mentors young professionals to develop their leadership and entrepreneurial skills.

  • Spencer Creal — Managing Editor

    Spencer recently graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with an English degree. Spencer contributes content to the Hub’s website and national magazine. He has always wanted to work in the nonprofit sector, so he’s grateful for this opportunity. There’s an Instagram account dedicated to his tweets overlaid on inspirational backgrounds; check it out @keepingit_creal.

  • Molly Bretz — Marketing Coordinator

    She’s coming to us as a graduate of UNL's Advertising/Public Relations program, with experience in digital marketing, strategic communications and social media content strategy. Molly is in her 6th year of volunteering at Young Life and in her free time, you can find her either on a road trip or on her yoga mat, usually sipping a peach-pear La Croix. Can’t wait to see what’s in store for us with her on the team.

  • Jordan Geisert — Graphic Designer

    Jordan is a senior at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln studying graphic design. She is responsible for all creative aspects at Nonprofit Hub, from the publications to the signs hanging at our office. Jordan hopes to spread her creative wings here at Nonprofit Hub in a way that helps us achieve our mission. She’s a typewriter collector, even owning some from the early 1900s.

  • Garrett Miles — Sales & Marketing Associate

    Garrett is a senior majoring in Marketing and minoring in math, economics and political science. He builds relationships with sponsors for advertisements in all Hub media and designs sponsorship proposals. He’s excited to be contributing to the local community and aiding nonprofits across the country with their missions. Garrett’s a leap year baby so technically, he’s only 5 ¼ years old. He hasn’t aged well.

  • Hannah Trull — Content Strategist
  • Max Van Arsdall — Content Strategist
  • Ben Laws — Intern

About Us

Empowering nonprofits to do more good. — It’s more than a physical space. It’s a support system. It’s a place where you can put your roots to build an unstoppable foundation to be more remarkable.