Rich Claussen, the Innovation Ambassador for Prosper Lincoln, will join Olsson in a part-time capacity in March and move to full-time in June.
For the past three years, Claussen has made connection and advanced the Prosper Lincoln Innovation & Entrepreneurship agenda goal of creating a world class ecosystem for innovation and entrepreneurship where Lincoln is the epicenter. During his transition to Olsson, Claussen will remain engaged with Prosper Lincoln to see through the key strategic goals.
Claussen brings to Olsson a strong level of connection to the education, philanthropic and business communities within the Lincoln community. He has been a key contributor to numerous organizations, including serving on boards for the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Alumni Association, JDRF, Lincoln Community Foundation, Lincoln Chamber of Commerce, Boy Scouts of America, Foundation for Lincoln Public Schools, Madonna Foundation, The Nonprofit Hub/The Foundry and the Lincoln Mayor’s Citizen Advisory Board. His connection to the Lincoln community combined with national client relationships will assist the Lincoln office in continuing to set a path for future growth.
Claussen’s focus at Olsson will be serving local technical teams and leadership to assist in winning new clients and projects. He’ll be an advocate for Olsson throughout Lincoln and the Nebraska region. Olsson is a nationally recognized engineering firm made up of people who craft expert solutions and designs that improve communities.