Carmen Tapio was appointed to the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City’s Omaha Branch Board in 2021. 

Mrs. Tapio is the founder and chief executive officer of North End Teleservices, LLC, an organization that takes a holistic view of everyone they employ while focusing on economic independence, economic development and economic impact. Her company, North End Teleservices, LLC (NET), has been on the Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing private companies in America for three consecutive years.

Mrs. Tapio is a USA Today Woman of the Year Nebraska Honoree. She was inducted into the 2022 Omaha Business Hall of Fame and is on Forbes Next 1000 List of Inspiring Entrepreneurs as well as a 2021 Enterprising Woman of the Year. Mrs. Tapio is leading the Omaha business community as 2023 Chair of the Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce. She also serves on a number of other boards including Werner Enterprises Board of Directors as ESG Committee Chair. She is a Peter Kiewit Foundation Trustee, a University of Nebraska Foundation Trustee, CHI Immanuel Community Board Member, Omaha Public Schools Superintendent Advisory Committee Member, Immediate past Chair of SPARK CDI and Advisory Board Member for Habitat for Humanity Omaha.

Mrs. Tapio is a coach and mentor to many individuals, organizations and businesses and is fully committed to playing a role in revitalizing communities through economic development and investing in blighted areas through her real estate company. She also operates the largest Black Women’s network in Nebraska, Nebraska Black Women United.

Learn more about Mrs. Tapio in TEN Magazine.