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Jeremy Bouman

Jeremy is the Founder and CEO of RISE, an innovative Nebraska non-profit that provides entrepreneurship, employment readiness and character development training to currently and formerly incarcerated individuals. RISE currently serves in 7 Nebraska prisons and provides post-release programming and services to graduates including an entrepreneurship incubator. He is passionate about prison reform, second chances and using entrepreneurship as a tool to lower recidivism. Jeremy has 18 years of leadership experience in higher education and non-profit organizations in New York City, Baltimore and Omaha. He earned a BA in Communications from Susquehanna University in Pennsylvania and a master of science in leadership from Creighton University.