Katie Zulkoski

Rise grew from Katie Zulkoski’s desire to connect successful women across Lincoln with resources and solutions, helping everyone become better, stronger business and community leaders.  Katie is a lawyer/lobbyist at Zulkoski Weber LLC. 


AshLea Allberry

Rise Co-creator AshLea Allberry is an organizational leader, currently serving as Vice President of Operations at Lincoln based Nanonation, Inc. Her passions involve her family, people, relationships and taking Lincoln to the next level of excellence.

Board of Advisors

  • Barbara Bartle
    Lincoln Community Foundation
  • Christie Hinrichs
  • Christine Troshynski
  • Deane Finnegan
    Retired | Leadership Lincoln, Inc.
  • Donde Plowman
    UNL-College of Business Administration
  • Dr. Colleen Jones
    UNL-College of Business Administration
  • Kim Robak
    Mueller Robak LLC
  • Kimberly Rath
    Talent Plus
  • Lisa Smith
    Smith Hayes
  • Liz Koop
    EducationQuest Foundation
  • Liz Ring Carlson
  • Sharon Wherry
    Foundation of Lincoln Public Schools, Retired
  • Sheri Irwin-Gish
    UNL - College of Business Administration
  • Sriyani Tidball
    UNL - College of Journalism & Mass Communications
  • Stephanie Dinger
    Union Bank & Trust
  • Tawnya Starr Wilkinson