CEO and a fifth generation owner of Omaha Steaks, Todd Simon talks about the family legacy, leadership, the nature of the business, and how it and Todd has changed over the years. We also talk about the importance of community and lessons Todd has learned along the way.
Todd Simon is a 5th Generation owner of the Omaha Steaks group of companies, currently serving as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Omaha Steaks. Simon joined Omaha Steaks more than 30 years ago after graduating from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Omaha Steaks and the Simon family have a strong commitment to community leadership and philanthropy, and Todd Simon has been involved in shaping his family’s leadership in supporting the arts as well as social and human services agencies and programs. In 2017, he was the recipient of the Humanities Nebraska Sower Award which is presented annually to an individual who has made a significant contribution to public understanding of the arts and humanities in Nebraska. Along with his wife, Betiana, Todd Simon was named a 2013 Humanitarian of the Year by Inclusive Communities.