Quest Forward Academy Omaha offering free online programs to help students transition to high school
BELLEVUE, Neb. — Governor Pete Ricketts’ father, businessman and philanthropist Joe Ricketts, created an educational non-profit to change the traditional way of learning called Opportunity Education.
I had the pleasure of interviewing Joe Ricketts. Having spent more than 35 years helping to establish and run the world’s largest online brokerage, Joe Ricketts today has returned to his roots, focusing on a wide range of entrepreneurial and philanthropic ventures.
On this episode of Spark to Fire, Landon was joined by two long time employees and friends of Joe Ricketts, Kurt Halvorson & Alfred Levitt. Through their time working for Joe, they gained insight on what entrepreneurs should do to be successful within their endeavors. Listen in as they talk about how they came to the places they are today!
TD Ameritrade’s founder is predicting that Omaha may well come out ahead on jobs after the firm’s planned merger with Schwab.