Bergin named Center for Rural Affairs development director

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Nick Bergin, development director,, 402.687.2100 ext. 1035; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager,, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

LYONS, NEBRASKA – The Center for Rural Affairs recently hired Nick Bergin, of Bronson, Iowa, as development director.

Bergin will lead the organization’s individual donor fundraising activities and coordinate institutional funding strategies.

“Nick brings a passion for storytelling and community, and will be an asset in our outreach and donor cultivation,” said Brian Depew, Center executive director.

Prior to joining the Center, Bergin spent a decade as a newspaper reporter, then worked for 18 months as a marketing director of a for-profit business.

“Rural people have unique voices, dreams, and challenges,” Bergin said. “I’m proud to be a part of the Center’s ongoing work to create strong and sustainable communities.”

Bergin is based in the Lyons office and can be reached at 402.687.2100 ext. 1035 or

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