Othello H. Meadows III - MCC Foundation Board of Directors
Othello H. Meadows III attended East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina and earned a BA in Psychology in 1997. He later received his Juris Doctorate from North Carolina Central University School of Law in 2004. Meadows is a native of Omaha and currently serves as Executive Director of Seventy Five North Revitalization Corp., a community revitalization and development organization. Prior to this position, Othello was Executive Director of the Omaha Workforce Collaborative, a non-profit housed at the Omaha Chamber of Commerce, designed to restructure the workforce development efforts of the Omaha metropolitan area. Also, he ran a non-partisan voter registration drive that registered over 10,000 new voters in eastern Omaha prior to the 2008 presidential election.
Meadows’ skills and areas of expertise are in Real Estate and Law. Before returning to Omaha, he operated his own law firm in Atlanta, Georgia where his practice focused on criminal defense, family law, and general civil litigation. Othello’s volunteer experience includes the Jesuit Academy, Creighton Prep, Girls Inc., Omaha Sports Commission, and United Way of the Midlands.He is interested in serving on the MCCF board because he says he is continually impressed with the commitment MCC has made to students regardless of their barriers or circumstances. He is particularly interested in streamlining the transition from school to work for students in need of significant remediation when they arrive at MCC.