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Scott C. Berryman, JD

Trust Officer

Joined First Nebraska Trust Company in 2020

The depth and breadth of expertise and experience of the trust officers at First Nebraska Trust lets our clients have great confidence in our ability to take care of even the most complex and unique assets. I take pride in our diversity.

  • Bachelor of Science, University of Nebraska
  • Juris Doctorate, University of Nebraska College of Law
  • Member of Sarpy County Bar Association
  • Member of Omaha Bar Association
  • Member of Nebraska Bar Association
  • Founding Member of Blackstone Venture Fund (a pooled fund utilized for impact gifting to nonprofit organizations)
  • Advisory Board Member for America’s Wall of Honor
  • Member of the scholarship selection committee for the Mid-America Council of the Boy Scouts of America

Scott has worked in the private practice of law, government practice and has done significant pro bono work in the nonprofit world.  He has been a solo practitioner, worked in a Midwest mega-firm, and in a boutique firm dedicated to trust and estate law.  In addition to legal work, Scott has founded a nonprofit, a public affairs firm, a real estate holding and management company, as well as a health and wellness service company.  He has extensive experience in nonprofit board development and issue advocacy at the state and local level.  Scott’s community engagement has centered around public safety, literacy & libraries, healthcare initiatives, and nonprofit grant application evaluation & awards.  A lifelong Nebraskan, Scott has lived over a decade in each of Nebraska’s congressional districts.  He is a graduate of Leadership Omaha Class 28 and the FBI Citizens Academy.  The father of four, Scott enjoys spending time with his family and is an enthusiastic yoga student.