Catherine D. Lang
State Director, Nebraska Business Development Center
Catherine Lang is the State Director of the Nebraska Business Development Center (NBDC), at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, Senior Advisor to the President of the University of Nebraska for Economic Development and serves as President of the University Technology Development Corporation (UTDC). Lang leads the statewide outreach for NBDC and works to build collaboration across all four campuses of the University of Nebraska system to foster business development and entrepreneurship—and drive economic growth for the state of Nebraska.
Lang served the State of Nebraska for almost 33 years in several leadership roles. She was the Director of Nebraska Department of Economic Development, the Commissioner of Labor, the Nebraska Property Tax Administrator and the Deputy Tax Commissioner.
Lang received her Bachelor of Fine Arts and her Juris Doctor from the University of Nebraska. As an involved state and community leader, Lang is a member of several local and state philanthropic and community organizations.