About Us

Mark Pogue in class with guest speaker
About Us

Our Mission and Purpose

The Institute’s purpose is to identify and maximize the talent of college students to guide their personal, professional, and leadership development through the use and application of strengths-based sciences. The goal is to help Nebraska, the nation and the world identify the next generation of high-achieving leaders, entrepreneurs, and business builders to develop economic growth and prosperity. The Clifton Strengths Institute is a model for other organizations to learn to recognize individual potential and develop leaders who build and strengthen booming businesses and create more great jobs and great lives.

Clifton Strengths Institute Team

Pogue, Mark
Executive Director of Clifton Strengths Institute
Kennelly, Samantha
Assistant Director of the Clifton Strengths Institute

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