Omaha's Premier

Women's Learning and Gathering Event

Just Went Global!

Welcome to Professional Women Connect !

Be Inspired by the Powerful Stories of Premier Female Leaders!

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

4:00 pm Central

NEW! Virtual Meeting via ZOOM!


Joni Wheeler
Chief Talent and Information Services Officer

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE)





June 30, 2020

4:00pm Central

9:00pm GMT

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About Our Featured Guest

Joni Wheeler

Chief Talent and Information Services Officer
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE)



Joni Wheeler is the Chief Talent and Information Services Officer at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE).

In this role, Ms. Wheeler is afforded the opportunity to fuel her professional passions of people leadership and transformation. Joni follows a servant leadership mantra and believes high-performing, highly motivated organizations evolve when leaders foster a culture where integrity, authenticity, empowerment, teamwork, collaboration, and fun are modeled as a standard mode of operation.

Before joining BCBSNE, Joni served as CEO of CoreLink Administrative Solutions, and prior, held a number of leadership positions at First Data Corporation, as well as system design and management roles for West Corporation.

In addition to a strong desire to help organizations and their people in a professional capacity, Joni also has a commitment to improving her community. Serving on the Board of Directors for Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Midland, Child Saving Institute, and Bread for the Journey, she empowers these organizations and the work they do through strategic visioning and fundraising. She is also a strong advocate for mental illness programs for children.

Joni’s personal pastime favorites include spending time with family at the beach and sporting events. She is a mother of two children, Destiny and Isaiah.

Our Mission:

Its quite simple:  Professional Women Connect Global hosts dynamic, one-of-a-kind live and virtual events that feature premier global female leaders and their stories.  Our events receive rave reviews from women of all levels and industries, who are inspired, build social capital and expand their networks. 

Janyne brings nearly three decades of experience coaching leaders and their teams through the hard places, the resistance and conflict that comes with implementing large-and small-scale change, the conflict that comes from role confusion, misaligned goals, unclear processes and unmet expectations. From the C-Suite of the Fortune 100 to the micro-enterprise and non-profit executive, Janyne has helped a multitude of leaders around the world.

Janyne has delivered her message on five continents, including professional development initiatives and graduate programs in Germany, the Philippines, Burma, Kenya and the Democratic Republic of Congo. From the executive team through the IS and HR teams and to the plant staff, her holistic approach taps into individual and organizational potential for increased integrity, aligning intent with action to build trust.

Janyne holds a Ph.D. in leadership from Trinity International University, and continued her executive studies at the Harvard Law School Program on Negotiation. Janyne teaches on change leadership in Creighton University's MBA program, as well as teaching the doctoral seminar ‘The person of the Leader” for Tyndale University’s Doctor of Ministry Program.

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