A 1972 Hastings College graduate, Rudy Thomas is president of Fairway Asset Management in Omaha, Nebraska. Prior to founding Fairway Asset Management, Mr. Thomas served as executive vice president and chief investment officer of Great Western Bank in Omaha, Nebraska, and before that was executive vice president and chief investment officer of America First Investment Advisers, LLC. Active in his community, Mr. Thomas is a board member of Ronald McDonald House Charities in Omaha and past board member and treasurer of Opera Omaha.
He was elected to the Hastings College Board of Trustees in 2000. He serves on the Budget and Finance/Audit Committee and Investment Committee.