Metropolitan Utilities District Board of Directors promoted Steve Ausdemore to senior vice-president, Safety, Security and Field Operations, at the June 6 meeting. Ausdemore previously was the District’s vice-president, Safety and Security. Before joining the District in early 2017, he served more than 25 years with the Omaha Fire Department, including over eight years as assistant fire chief. Ausdemore received a master’s degree in homeland security research and affairs from the Center of Homeland Defense and Security, Naval Post Graduate School, and a bachelor’s degree in management from Bellevue University.
Raied Stanley was promoted to senior vice-president, Chief Information Officer, during the July 3 meeting. He previously was the District’s vice-president, Information Technology. Prior to joining the District in 2009, Stanley served as Senior Director of Information Technology at ConAgra Foods in Omaha. He received a master’s degree in business administration from Morehead State University and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Temple University.
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