Brandon Rigoni

Member Since 2022

Brandon Rigoni



Omaha Area

Brandon Rigoni, Ph.D., is a Principal at The Gallup Organization and leads Gallup’s Financial Services & Insurance Practice. He has worked with clients in financial services, technology, manufacturing, retail, healthcare, and hospitality industries including many Fortune 500 companies. Rigoni’s insights have been featured in over 100 research reports and articles and appeared in books, peer-reviewed academic journals and popular press publications including The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and Harvard Business Review. Rigoni was formerly Director of Business Development at Spreetail, one of the fastest growing and most unique companies in eCommerce, and Vice President of Business Development at Lincoln Industries, the largest and most diverse metal finishing company in North America. He was an industry advisor for venture capital firm Nebraska Global and developed Power Tracker Technologies, which spawned the company EliteForm. He also designed the Nebraska Athletic Performance Lab (NAPL). Rigoni earned a bachelor’s, master’s, and a doctorate's degree in neuroscience from the University of Nebraska. He co-authored a grant to build a state-of-the-art salivary biosciences lab (UNL SBL) on the University of Nebraska Campus and served on the editorial board for multiple academic journals. Rigoni achieved 1st Team Academic All-Big XII Honors, earned an athletic scholarship, was named Team Co-Most Valuable Player, and was elected team captain while playing for the University of Nebraska Football Team. Rigoni serves on the First State Bank Nebraska Board of Directors, is a University of Nebraska Center for Entrepreneurship Fellow, and has supported the local community through involvement with Habitat For Humanity, Junior Achievement, Leadership Lincoln, Madonna Rehabilitation Hospitals, Special Olympics, American Red Cross, United Way, City Impact, Matt Talbot Kitchen, Lincoln Public Schools, the Nebraska Alumni Association and Husker Football Letterman’s Association.


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