Randy Hawthorne — Executive Director
As Publisher and Executive Director for Nonprofit Hub, and a Professional Certified Marketer, Randy shares his passions of marketing and education with nonprofits to help them implement marketing and organizational leadership principles so they can grow their organizations. Randy lends his expertise to a number of nonprofits in his community, including the American Marketing Association, Lincoln Community Playhouse, Rotary Club #14, Leadership Lincoln and Launch Leadership. Outside the office, Randy works with high school and college students and mentors young professionals to develop their leadership and entrepreneurial skills.
Matt Spitsen — Associate Director
Matt is the Associate Director of Nonprofit Hub, helping provide vision and action to our operations, marketing and staff as a whole. Outside of work, he’s been volunteering in the nonprofit sector for 12 years with director and board experience – and is currently serving as the VP of Marketing for the Boy Scouts of America Cornhusker Council. Connect with Matt on Twitter at @mattforgood.
Nick Small — Director of Content Strategy
A graduate of the University of Nebraska—Lincoln, Nick brings a depth of experience in nonprofit marketing. He’s helped hundreds of nonprofits with their online presence to improve donor retention and attract new audiences. In his spare time, Nick enjoys discovering new music, playing golf and using his social media prowess to create epic Snapchats.
Devin Thomas — Interactive Media Architect
Devin Thomas is an Interactive Media Architect at Nonprofit Hub, bringing nonprofits visual and interactive content to inform and share. Whether it’s producing helpful videos like our InKind series or designing infographics, he is always looking for new ways to bring nonprofits vital information.
Claire Shinn — Content Strategy Intern
Meet Claire, our other Content Strategy intern! She's a fan of sugar, spice, and everything puppy-related. Claire was born and raised here in Lincoln where she's now an Advertising major at UNL. During her spare time, you'll probably find Claire re-watching episodes of Breaking Bad or rehearsing for an SNL audition.
Austin Heineman — Content Strategy Intern
Austin is one of our Content Strategy Interns (but after our photo day he might get hit up to model). Austin is a Senior at UNL, majoring in Advertising. He grew up on a farm outside a town of 1,000 and owns every season of Friends on DVD. Austin describes himself as above average at yard games and below average at bowling.
Empowering nonprofits to do more good. — It’s more than a physical space. It’s a support system. It’s a place where you can put your roots to build an unstoppable foundation to be more remarkable.