Gwen Olney is the Vice President of Human Resources and Legal for BH Media Group. She oversees the corporate Legal and Human Resources departments, providing legal advice and representation to the company’s newspapers and media outlets around the country.
A fourth-generation Nebraskan and Omaha native, Ms. Olney graduated from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln with a Bachelor of Arts in political science, international studies and French. She earned her Juris Doctor from the University of Iowa.
Ms. Olney serves on the Opera Omaha Guild Board, the Omaha Sister Cities Association Board of Directors and The World-Herald Goodfellows Board of Trustees. She is a graduate of Leadership Omaha Class 37 and a member of the Junior League of Omaha and the League of Women Voters of Greater Omaha. In 2018, Ms. Olney was named one of the Ten Outstanding Young Omahans of the year.