LeadingAge Nebraska Staff

Kierstin Reed imageKierstin Reed, MSW, MPA
Chief Executive Officer

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Kierstin is responsible for the overall management of the association including the development and implementation of its strategic vision, supporting programs and alignment of staff and financial resources. She works to identify opportunities, threats, interests, needs and concerns of members and develops and directs resources to address these needs. Kierstin works with the LeadingAge Nebraska’s Board of Directors to establish and frame the association’s strategic direction, political advocacy agenda and works to ensure the board is informed of relevant environmental trends and challenges to help position members for success in this dynamic healthcare field.

Kierstin graduated from Nebraska Wesleyan University in Lincoln, NE with a master's degree in Social Work and from University of Nebraska at Omaha with a Master of Social work, as well as a Master of Public Administration. Prior to accepting this position, she served as the Area Director, then the Director of Program Development for The Community Supports Network, Inc. Prior to her work with The Community Supports Network, she worked as an independent contractor with the State of Nebraska, Division of Developmental Disabilities. Kierstin brings with her 20 years of senior leadership and management experience as well as experience working with non-profit, private and government agencies, which is invaluable in meeting our association’s goals and objectives.

Natalie McCormick imageNatalie McCormick, MBA
Director of Marketing and Professional Development

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As the Director of Marketing and Professional Development, Natalie is responsible for marketing and planning the professional development events for our members. These events include the annual conference, webinars, and full-day workshops. She prepares member education-related communication materials and develops promotional materials for the association. Natalie works with Kierstin to ensure relevant education content is available for our members.

Natalie has a Master of Business Administration with a marketing emphasis from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. 

Julie Hulinsky imageJulie Hulinsky
Administrative Assistant

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Julie’s role with LeadingAge Nebraska is to offer administrative support to Kierstin and Natalie. Her duties include day-to-day bookkeeping, preparation of financial reports, distribution of the weekly newsletter, and annual compilation and collection of national and state membership dues. Julie is also Executive Assistant and Office Manager at Jensen Rogert Associates, and she brings to LeadingAge Nebraska a solid educational background and experience in accounting and finance, organizational management, and information technology.