Our Staff

The team at Invest Nebraska has the experience and knowledge to provide the financial and operational assistance for high growth companies across the state of Nebraska. The organization focuses on partnerships with the greatest potential for growth and attracting outside capital.

Dan Hoffman


Dan manages Invest Nebraska’s innovative and collaborative partnerships with private, public and philanthropic sectors. He oversees the Nebraska Innovation Seed Fund and Angel Sidecar Fund.

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Ben Williamson

Senior Associate & General Counsel

Ben assists Nebraska entrepreneurs in preparation for future rounds of funding. He helps structure both debt and equity deals as well as supporting current companies in the Invest Nebraska portfolio. 

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Nichole MacDonald

Business Manager

Nichole is responsible for developing the strategy and enablement of tools, CRM/systems, and external partnerships to facilitate more efficient and effective delivery of capital. 

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Eric Zeece

Innovation Manager

Eric is the Innovation Manager and manager of the BioTech Connector. The Biotech Connector is a collaboration between Nebraska Innovation Campus, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Invest Nebraska, Nebraska Department of Economic Development and Bio Nebraska.

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Matt Foley

Program Director

Matt assists in the due diligence for potential deals in both the debt and equity space. He helps with the portfolio management process for the Core and NMotion portfolios.

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