Mari Lane Gewecke

As a former development director and executive director, volunteer board member, and consultant, Mari Lane Gewecke has 30 years of experience working with nonprofit organizations. 


Prior to launching her consulting business in 1991, Mari held management positions in the nonprofit sector, state government and private business. Her career covers human services, public health, education and the banking industry.


As a consultant, Mari has assisted countless organizations with their planning and fund development needs.


Mari’s volunteer service has included roles as a board member and officer for Lincoln Children’s Zoo, Capital Humane Society, Leadership Lincoln and Lincoln Symphony Orchestra.  Mari also served on the board of directors of Rotary Club #14.


Mari currently serves on the Executive Committee of the Cather Circle and is a member of Rotary Club #14.


Current professional association membership includes the Nebraska Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, which Mari served as president in 2000, and the Nebraska Partnership for Philanthropic Planning.  Mari Lane Gewecke previously served on the Advisory Board for from 1998-2003. 


Lane Gewecke Consulting is a member of the Lincoln Chamber of Commerce.


A cum laude graduate of the University of Nebraska, Mari holds degrees in political science and history as well as a graduate certificate in gerontology.