RADIUS provides trauma-informed residential care, education, in-home services, and behavioral health treatment – in the community where youth and families can stay connected and heal together.
Our mission at RADIUS is to empower youth and families to reach their full potential through community engagement and trauma- informed education, social and behavioral health services.
RADIUS was created in 2020 to join existing efforts in Douglas County to strengthen the continuum of services and alternatives for youth involved in the juvenile justice system.
These collective efforts are designed to keep Omaha youth in their community to receive treatment and education while preventing them from experiencing disruptions in family relationships, education, and local support networks which are essential to their future success.
Our mission is to empower youth and families to reach their full potential through community engagement and trauma-informed education, social and behavioral health services.
Nick serves RADIUS as President & CEO. Nick has been working in nonprofit human services for 27 years.
Before joining RADIUS, Nick served Boys Town in various roles, including program development, community engagement, advocacy, and public policy.
Nick earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Creighton University and a Master of Business Administration and a Doctor of Philosophy in Public Administration from the University of Nebraska at Omaha.
Tim serves RADIUS as Chief Program Officer. Tim has been serving youth and families in the field of behavioral health for over 20 years.
Prior to RADIUS, Tim served as a mental health clinician, educator, and leader within several community organizations including Boys Town National Research Hospital, Voices for Children in Nebraska, Inclusive Communities, CHI Health, CRCC, and the University of Nebraska at Omaha.
Tim received both his Bachelor of Arts in Biology and Master of Arts in Clinical Counseling from the University of Nebraska at Omaha.
Brandy serves RADIUS as Sr. Director of Finance & Administration. Brandy has been working in a financial role for over 15 years and in a non-profit role for 10 years.
Prior to joining RADIUS, Brandy served CASA for Douglas County in multiple roles including finance, strategic planning, and overall business operations.
Brandy received her Bachelor of Arts in Social Science as well as her Master of Arts in Organizational Management from the University of Arizona.
Brittany serves RADIUS as the Sr. Director of Human Resources. Brittany has worked in the human resource field for over 8 years with experience in recruitment and benefits administration.
Prior to joining RADIUS, Brittany worked in human resources at a Fortune 500 company as well as nonprofit organizations within North Omaha.
Brittany earned her SHRM-SCP and PHR certifications and received her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln.
Nathan serves RADIUS as Residential Director. Nathan has worked in residential care serving youth for fifteen years in local and national programs.
Prior to RADIUS, Nathan has served in a variety of roles at Boys Town and Indiana United Methodist Children’s Home including direct care, training, evaluation & accreditation, licensing, compliance, and leadership.
Nathan earned a Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Science and a Master of Organizational Leadership from Bellevue University.
Alisa serves RADIUS as In-Home Director. Alisa has been working in the greater Omaha Metro Community for the past 20 years.
Prior to RADIUS, Alisa served at College of Saint Mary, Heartland Family Service and Purdue University Global in various roles including in-home behavioral health services, higher education, and economic development.
Alisa received a Bachelor of Science in Human Services from University of Nebraska at Omaha, Masters in Mental Health Counseling from Bellevue University, and her Master in Business Administration from Purdue University Global.
Victoria serves RADIUS as Development Director . Victoria has worked in non-profit leadership for more than six years helping organizations in Douglas County raise funds necessary to enrich the lives in Omaha and its surrounding communities.
Prior to joining RADIUS, Victoria served as Senior Manager of Donor Relations for Omaha Performing Arts while championing the work of committees specializing in mentorship, inclusivity, diversity, equity, and accessibility.
Victoria received her Bachelor of Arts in Music Business from Columbia College in Chicago and was named 2021 Emerging Fundraiser by the Association of Fundraising Professionals Nebraska Chapter.
Chair, UNMC Department of Psychiatry
Director of Urban Initiatives, Sherwood Foundation
CEO Charles Drew Health Center, Inc.
Senior Vice President, Director of Commercial Banking, Security National Bank
Executive Director of Nebraska Legal Diversity Council
The project team includes representatives from various perspectives. RADIUS will own and operate the facility when complete.
The team began working together in November 2020 to explore the need; search for information, investigate, analyze, and evaluate solutions; ultimately building consensus around a series of guiding principles for this project to be a success.
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