Executive Council

Matthew Aten

Hometown: Overton, NE

Position: President


Biography: Matt grew up near Kearney, NE and graduated from Overton High School. He is currently a Senior in the Industrial Distribution program. Matt is serving as the IDO President and is eager to help the organization in any way possible. Matt has obtained a job at a wholesale distributor in Kearney. Outside of IDO, he is a registered basketball official and officiates varsity basketball contests. Matt also enjoys intramural sports, outdoor activities, and spending time with friends and family. 

Joe Figura

Hometown: Omaha, NE

Position: V.P. of Levels and IDO


Biography:  Joe grew up in Omaha, NE and graduated from Millard West High School. He is currently a Sophomore in the Industrial Distribution program. His current position is V.P. of Levels/IDO  and he can’t wait to do all he can to benefit such an amazing program. In Joe’s free time he enjoys staying active and really enjoys getting to play lacrosse any chance he gets.

Jacob Jelden

Hometown: Axtell, NE

Position: V.P. of Marketing and External Affairs


Biography: Jacob Jelden is currently a Junior in the Industrial Distribution program. He is from Axtell, Nebraska. Jacob serves on the Leadership Team as the V.P. of Marketing and External Affairs. He specializes in keeping IDO’s social media up to date. Jacob decided to pursue a major in Industrial Distribution because of the program’s history and outstanding track record.



Dan Carlson

Hometown: Lebanon, OR

Position: V.P. of Recruitment


Biography: Dan Carlson is a Junior in the Industrial Distribution Program.  He is from Lebanon, Oregon and serves on the Leadership Team as the V.P. of Recruitment.  His duties involve: conducting High School visits and reaching out to students on-campus, as well.  Outside of IDO, Dan loves to hunt, dance, and play the violin.

Harlie Brown

Hometown: Gibbon, NE

Position: V.P of Recruitment


Biography: Harlie grew up in Gibbon, NE and graduated form Gibbon High School. She is currently a Sophomore in the Industrial Distribution Program. Her position on the leadership team is V.P. of Program Events. She hopes to bring new ideas to the leadership team and benefit the program anyway she can. Harlie’s Hobbies include crafting, baking, and training horses with her dad. Her favorite TV show is Cutthroat Kitchen.