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WENDE KOTOUC AND MEGAN McMURRY JOIN THE SALVATION ARMY OF OMAHA ADVISORY BOARD Wende Kotouc Megan McMurry The Salvation Army of Omaha recently appointed Wende Kotouc and Megan McMurry to its advisory board, which supports the work of the Salvation Army in Metro Omaha-Council Bluffs to provide mission-focused leadership and strategic direction. Wende Kotouc is Executive Co-Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of American National Bank. Over the past 22 years, she has worked in a variety of areas inside and outside the bank, focusing primarily on talent management, communications, community relations, client services and customer service. community banking. Kotouc has also worked as Executive Vice President of Operations/Employee and Customer Service for Willow Creek Association – a global Christian non-profit organization in Chicago – and in various management roles for McDonald’s Corporation in Chicago. She earned a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Minnesota. Kotouc has a long history of community involvement and leadership, including current service on the Creighton University Board of Trustees, as well as past participation on the boards of Christ Community Church, Omaha Conservatory of Music, Creighton Preparatory School, West Hills Church, St. Mary’s College and others. She has also been involved with numerous community organizations including the Carver Legacy Center, United Way of the Midlands, Girl Scouts Spirit of Nebraska, and the Imagine Omaha/City Transformation Roundtable. Megan McMurry is Senior Vice President and Relationship Manager at Bridges Trust, where she is responsible for some of the most complex relationships in the business, in addition to leading the financial planning team and contributing to the management team investments. She also sits on the Executive Committee, contributing to Bridges’ most important long-term strategic projects and initiatives. Prior to her role at Bridges Trust, McMurry was employed as a financial advisor and wealth planning analyst at UBS Financial Services. She also spent nine years as a manager and CPA at Dana F. Cole & Company. McMurry earned a Master of Science in Accounting from the University of New Orleans and a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Concordia University. She is involved with the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women, American Institute of Certified Public Accounting, Omaha Estate Planning Council, Omaha Venture Group, and Basset and Beagle Rescue of the Heartland.