Ron and Jeanie Carson have been named the recipients of the Lyell Bremser Special Merit Award:
Recipients of the Nebraska Chapter, National Football Foundation Hall of Fame and Recognition Awards were announced on Tuesday, June 26, 2012 by Chapter President, Irv Veitzer.
Lyell Bremser Special Merit Award – Ron and Jeanie Carson
Ron and Jeanie Carson have been named the recipients of the Lyell Bremser Special Merit Award. Ron and Jeanie reside in Omaha and have three children. They enjoy spending time with their family, golfing, flying, and are avid Nebraska Cornhusker fans.To read more of this article, click HERE.
Inaugurated by the Nebraska chapter in 1974, the Lyell Bremser Special Merit Award honors a person or persons "with a background of interest in and support of intercollegiate football, who has made a sizeable contribution to society through public service and/or self-sacrifice." Ron and Jeanie will be inducted during a ceremony on Sept. 21 at the Nebraska West Stadium Club inside Memorial Stadium, then recognized during the Sept. 22 Nebraska-Idaho State game.
Long-time season ticket holders for football and men’s basketball, the Carson’s have been generous contributors to Husker Athletics for many years, not only with monetary support but also with personal service. Ron initiated the Husker Football Air Force Fund and annually contributes use of his plane to assist the Husker football coaches in recruiting. He has also encouraged others to contribute in this manner, helping the group to grow and enabling the NU football staff to more efficiently visit the best recruits across the nation.
Ron Carson is founder and CEO of Carson Wealth Management Group, a comprehensive wealth management firm, and founder of Peak Advisor Alliance, a consulting program for financial advisors, both based in Omaha, Neb. Ron began in business in 1983 while attending UNL.
Ron enjoys serving other financial advisors through his consulting business and the investing public through his wealth management firm. Most recently, Ron co-authored the New York Times best-selling book Avalanche.
Jeanie is very proud of her Nebraska roots, having grown up on a farm near Decatur, Neb. Jeanie enjoys giving back to the community by having been very involved throughout the years in the Elkhorn schools. Jeanie spent several years as a member of the Elkhorn Public Schools Foundation Board and has chaired events for the Child Saving Institute and the Salvation Army. Jeanie is also the Managing Director of the Carson Family Giving Foundation.