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Executive Board

Doug Fargo

Board Chair
Global Industries/MFS/York/Stormor


Doug Fargo is currently the President/Chief Financial Officer of Global Industries, Inc. located in Grand Island, NE. Fargo graduated from the MSU Billings campus in 1983 with a Bachelors of Science in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting. Fargo has been actively involved in the community since accepting the position with Global Industries, Inc. He served as the Board President for the Grand Island YMCA, Treasurer for the Heartland United Way, Board Member for the Grand Island Economic Development, Co-Chair of the Heartland United Way annual campaign. Additionally, Fargo has coached youth sports for several years and is currently an active member of the Blessed Sacrament Parish. Fargo resides in Grand Island with his wife, Jill, and has three children, all located in Lincoln, NE.


Kurt Haecker

Past Chair
Home Federal Bank

Kurt Haecker is First Vice President and Senior Lending Officer at Home Federal Bank.  He has bachelor’s degrees in Business Administration and Economics from University of Nebraska-Kearney.  For more than 25 years, Kurt has been actively involved in the community, including various Chamber Committees, Career Pathways Design Team, EDC Board, Stuhr Museum Foundation Board and United Way Board.  In addition to the Chamber Board, he currently serves on the Boards of the Grand Island Public Schools Foundation and the Downtown Improvement District (Railside), and is a member of GI Sports Council and Grow Grand Island Executive Committee.



Tracy Babcock

Century 21/Da-Ly Realty


Tracy Babcock is a native of Grand Island.  She is a graduate of Grand Island Senior High and the University of Nebraska at Lincoln.  Tracy has been a licensed realtor since 1998.  She has served as the President of the GI Board of Realtors and is currently active with several realtor committees. Tracy’s community involvement over the past 20 years includes the Goodwill Industries, GI Noon Rotary Club, Women’s Health Services, St. Francis Hospital Foundation, YWCA and St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church.  Tracy is married to Terry Babcock and they enjoy spending time with their family and traveling when time allows!

Heath Reinders

Rock Solid Solutions for Business

Heath Reinders is owner of Rock Solid Solutions for Business.  Reinders graduated from Hastings College in 1997 with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration with an Emphasis in Accounting.  Heath is a Grand Island native with 20 years of business management and consulting experience.  Since returning to Grand Island in 2002, Heath and his wife, Tiffany, have been actively involved in the community.  He currently serves on the Board of Directors of College Park and on the Advisory Board of Hastings College Department of Business and Economics.  He has served as Treasurer and Vice President of the Hope Harbor Board of Directors and as a Board Member of the American Red Cross Central Plains Chapter.  Heath and Tiffany have two young children.


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Brian Mustion

Tilley Sprinklers and Landscaping

Brian Mustion is co-owner of Tilley Sprinkler Systems & Landscaping and Central Nebraska Bobcat, with locations throughout the tri-cities area. Brian graduated from Kearney State College (UNK) in 1985 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance.  Prior to joining his brother in business, he was employed with the FDIC as a bank examiner.  Brian has been active in the Grand Island community serving on the Grand Island Board of Education for over nine years, Grand Island Education Foundation, Junior Achievement, Central Nebraska Homebuilders Association,  and Leadership Tomorrow.  Brian and his wife, Angie, reside in Grand Island and are active members of Third City Christian Church.  They have two adult daughters whom also live in Grand Island with their spouses and children.


Grand Island Area Chamber of Commerce
309 West Second Street
Post Office Box 1486
Grand Island, NE 68802-1486
Phone: 308.382.9210
Fax: 308.382.1154