The Board

Tom Nesbitt

Board Member

Tom has over 30 years of meritorious law enforcement and public safety experience achieving the rank of Colonel as the Superintendent of Law Enforcement and Public Safety for the State of Nebraska. Tom commanded the Nebraska State Patrol and also served as the Canton Ohio Public Safety Director.

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He is the Founder and CEO of two thriving Lincoln-based companies. During his tenure with the State Patrol, Tom put together the state’s first Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, as well as implementing programming for victims of domestic violence. He has board experience on several successful Nebraska non-profits.

In his spare time, Tom enjoys spoiling his grandkids, hunting, fishing, and golfing.

Greg Carlson

Board Member

Greg has worked in the construction industry in Lincoln, NE for 30+ years and has owned his family-run business, Carlson Projects, for 25 years. Greg thrives when he is solving a problem and he loves a challenge. This is what propelled him to start his own business after working in other companies.

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He has experience serving as a deacon for Lincoln Berean Church, volunteering in youth ministry, and participating as a board member for other non-profits such as The Bay.

He lives and breathes legacy over currency and enjoys spoiling his grandchildren and grand-dogs in his spare time.

Sara Reyes

Board Member

Sara has over 15 years of experience in leadership and business development, including many years serving as the Director of Campus Recruitment & Selection at Northwestern Mutual. She specializes in management coaching, business operations, and facilitating professional development clinics. She thrives in spaces where she is able to cultivate genuine relationships with people, and is motivated to empower others to achieve their personal goals. 

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Sara spends her time outside of work with her children, and investing in the community. 

Lyndsay Jensen

Board Member

Lyndsay has more than 20 years of experience in accounting & finance. She obtained her BA from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and MBA from Baker University, with experience in taxation, financial planning & analysis, and management accounting. Lyndsay is currently the CFO/Controller at Tredas LLC.
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Lyndsay loves nothing more than spending time with her husband, two sons, and golden retriever. She is an avid runner, snow skier, and enjoys traveling all over the world. Most of her free time is spent at the ice rink watching her sons play hockey or training for her next marathon. 

Brooke Carlson

FOUNDER & EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Brooke has worked with over 100 different trafficking victims in different aspects of the anti-trafficking movement for over 6 years in Nebraska. She has received training in prevention, outreach, crisis intervention, aftercare, and victim services all over the world. Her heart is to call out the identity of every person working in the commercial sex industry and to create an environment of empowerment that serves those around her.

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When she’s not working, Brooke enjoys designing houses and finding cool old stuff with her husband.

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