Since 2010, Christie Hinrichs has served as president and CEO of Tabitha, a nonprofit, mission-centered provider of health care services for older adults, headquartered in Lincoln and serving 28 Nebraska counties. Hinrichs began her career in compassion in 1993 as a Tabitha Hospice social worker before advancing to leadership roles within Tabitha Hospice and the organization’s in-home support program. She served on Tabitha’s corporate board of directors from November 2004 through May 2006 and returned to Tabitha that same year as vice president of clinical services.
Her local involvement includes service on the: Lincoln Fire and Rescue advisory board, Thrivent Fellows advisory board, Rise advisory board, Lutheran Planned Giving board and the Inspire Selection Board. Hinrichs was the IABC Communicator of the Year in July 2012 and a 2014 TedX Lincoln presenter. In 2018, Hinrichs received her master’s degree in organizational leadership from Gonzaga University with an emphasis in servant leadership. She serves on the LeadingAge national board as treasurer, was elected to the board of directors of Pinnacle Bancorp, Inc. and was handpicked to co-chair the Blueprint Nebraska Health Care Industry Council focused on statewide economic development.