Gail Deboer Receives Inaugural Recipient of Leadership Award

ICAN Names Gail DeBoer Inaugural Recipient of Leadership Award

ICAN (The Institute for Career Advancement Needs) ( is proud to announce the first recipient of the new ICAN Leadership Award is Gail DeBoer, President and CEO of SAC Federal Credit Union. DeBoer was presented the award at the 23rd Annual ICAN Women’s Leadership Conference held on April 7th at the CenturyLink Center.

Gail DeBoer was nominated by her employees and later selected by a panel of community leaders for her success as a confident, collaborative, creative and compassionate leader. DeBoer became CEO of SAC Federal Credit Union in 2007 and ushered in a new era of communication, collaboration and transparency. She developed a corporate culture based on individual contributions and performance from all team members.

Her leadership on numerous local and national boards and committees has expanded the community presence of SAC Federal Credit Union and shows herself to be a mentor and role model for men and women. Under her leadership, SAC launched a comprehensive financial literacy program that seeks to provide men, women and children across the entire community with free financial education skills. DeBoer also launched a collaboration with Omaha Fashion Week to create an infrastructure that takes the designers locally from a community to a bona fide “industry”.

Kiewit Corporation proudly sponsors the ICAN Leadership Award. For additional information on ICAN, visit  Nominations for the 2017 ICAN Leadership Award will open in the Fall 2016.…