Champions of Change
Lance Morgan is an enrolled member of the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska and President, CEO, and co-founder of Ho-Chunk, Inc., the award-winning economic development corporation owned by the Winnebago Tribe. Ho-Chunk, Inc. aims to promote economic self-sufficiency for the Winnebago Tribe and its members by creating jobs through its actively managed joint ventures and passive investments, including hotels, convenience stores, websites, and a temporary labor service provider. The company currently employs over 1,400 in ten states and three foreign countries, operates eighteen subsidiaries, and has revenues in excess of $195 million. Ho-Chunk, Inc. also founded and funds a non-profit corporation that provides supplemental capital to individuals and businesses. A graduate of the University of Nebraska (B.S. 1990) and Harvard Law School (J.D. 1993), Lance is also the managing partner in the law firm of Fredericks, Peebles and Morgan, LLP; he specializes in Indian law and economic development issues.