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Ryan Haney

Ryan Haney is a portfolio manager and First Vice President at UBS Financial Services. Ryan has been in the financial services industry for 20 years. He was a principle in the Haney Financial Group with his father Bruce Haney. Ryan is a graduate of Creighton University with a BSBA . Ryan has served on the board of BRAN (Bike Ride Across Nebraska), Northwest Rotary of Omaha, Development board of St. Pius the Tenth School, and the Skinner Baking Company.

Ryan is the father of two young boys and one young wife.

Andy Krause

Andy is the co-director of Bags of Fun Omaha and Gabby’s uncle. He is a native Nebraskan where he attended the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and received his Bachelors in Business Administration. As the owner of Sterling Group, a medical device distributorship, he has an established relationship with the Nebraska medical community. Andy is passionate about bringing this organization to Omaha and loves to serve as our “delivery guy”. He especially enjoys bringing smiles and laughter to our bag recipients.

Leigh Sittenauer Profile Photo

Leigh grew up in Elkhorn, Nebraska. She has been providing private contractor administrative services in the Omaha area for 17 years. She and her husband, Patrick, are graduates of the University of Kansas, where they met. They have one son in high school.

Stephanie Patsalis

Stephanie is a business and food entrepreneur. She authored Athena to Zeus and Greek Chic Cuisine cookbooks. She enjoys speaking and teaching culinary classes based on the Mediterranean Diet at schools, and community events, Stephanie served on Children’s Hospital and Ronald McDonald friends board and presently serves on Hellenic American Family Foundation, Red Brik Road Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to fostering awareness among families about the benefits of nutrition and health and promoting the advancement of culinary careers.

Drue Lovgren

Drue was an elementary teacher for 10 years in Omaha and is now staying home with their four kids ages 15-6 years old. Drue grew up in Kansas. Drue and her husband, Todd, have spent most of their adult life in Omaha. Drue has been the program director for over five years with an organization called Casting for Recovery which takes women who have had breast cancer on a three-day retreat to teach them the healing qualities of fly fishing.

Kristen Kratochvil

Kristen is a Financial Advisor with Lifetime Retirement Partners. She been in the Financial Services Industry since June 2009. She currently has her Series 6, Series 63, Series 65 and Life & Health Insurance Licenses and her CPFA. She is part of Center Sphere, West O Chamber and Omaha area Professional Contacts.

Josh Burnett

Regional Vice President of Sales for Voya Financial in the corporate retirement plan market covering Nebraska and Iowa. Mentor for the Teammates program in Omaha and the current President of the Society of Financial Services Professionals Omaha Chapter.

Wendy Ringler

Wendy is originally from Los Angeles. She is excited to join Bags of Fun and make a positive impact on the children they serve. She has had a lot of personal loss due to cancer and she is happy to help make a difference.