Earlier today, Andy Holland, President of the Holland Children’s Institute and Movement, announced Hadley Richters as the organizations’ new Chief Executive Officer.
“This last year, the Holland Children’s Institute and Movement has undergone in-depth planning, to re-focus our work and future initiatives to make Nebraska the national beacon in economic security and opportunity for all children and working families,” said Holland. “We expanded our agenda and role in the research and public policy arenas to help address key challenges facing working families and children in Nebraska,” Holland continued.
“Hadley Richters has assumed a critical role in the organizations, and her work has led in the progress of both moving forward. I have complete confidence in her capabilities and talent to lead the organizations toward reaching their goals.” said Holland. “Hadley is known for delivering results and breaking records. I am very enthusiastic about the future and what’s ahead for both the Holland Children’s Institute and Holland Children’s Movement.”
Hadley Richters has a range of fundraising, communication and executive experience in political campaigns, capital campaigns, and other projects. Through her work Richters has seen to completion some of the most ambitious initiatives to the finish line in Nebraska.
A graduate of the University of Nebraska, Hadley served as Senior Advisor and Strategist to the Holland Children’s Movement and Holland Children’s Institute, and previously served as Finance Director and Executive Director to several organizations. In her new role leading the Holland Children’s Institute and Holland Children’s Movement, Richters will continue her commitment to public service and champion opportunities for all Nebraskans.
“I am proud to lead the Holland Children’s Institute and Holland Children’s Movement organizations set out to ensure more opportunities for prosperity for working families and children in Nebraska,” said Richters. “Everyday we are working to give all families and children the best opportunity for Nebraska’s ‘good life,’ by lifting the facts to make sure policy makers hear Nebraskans’ opinions, and have all the information needed to make the best decisions for our children and working families.”
Born and raised in Lincoln, Nebraska, Richters’ policy background aligns with the vision of Holland Children’s Institute and Movement in several notable areas. She was co-owner of a political consulting and fundraising firm, Richters Brinkman LLC, where she played a key role in the election of Lincoln Mayor Chris Beutler and city council contests, statewide constitutional amendments, as well as a successful voter approval of Lincoln’s new arena. Richters has also led a number of successful legislative races throughout Nebraska and statewide ballot initiatives.
The Holland Children’s Institute and Movement looks forward to having Hadley Richters lead the organizations, ensuring that Nebraska children and working families are prioritized in the state budget and policy decisions.