Denny WalkerJet Linx Omaha
Denny Walker founded Jet Linx Aviation in 1999 in Omaha. The company has since expanded to 18 locations nationwide, and growing. The company prides itself in the management of over 100 private jets.
Before founding our private jet operation, Denny co-founded CardMember Publishing Corporation in 1989, a consumer services direct marketing company. It was ranked as the “Fastest Growing Company in Omaha” by the Omaha Chamber of Commerce in 1994 and was also recognized as #2 on Inc. 500’s America’s Fastest Growing Private Companies. Denny and his co-founder took the company public as MemberWorks Corporation in 1996 (NASDAQ:MBRS). Earlier endeavors include founding Walker Enterprises and being employed by First Data Resources and the IBM Corporation.
Denny is presently on the boards of Omaha’s Business Ethics Alliance, Husker Greats, Okoboji Arnold’s Park Foundation, TeamMates of Omaha, TeamMates of Nebraska, University of Nebraska Entrepreneurship Advisory Committee. Past boards include the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Midlands (where he founded the Jaguars Track Team and was honored with the Man and Youth Award), The Boy Scouts of America Omaha Chapter, Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben, and the Omaha Chamber of Commerce. He has been Honorary Chair (with his wife, Diana) of fundraisers for Juvenile Diabetes Foundation Omaha Community Playhouse, University of Nebraska Big Red Gala, Children’s Museum, and the Boys and Girls Clubs “On the Road.”
Denny and his wife Diana have five children. They support Christ the King Catholic Church and school. Diana has served on the boards of the Child Saving Institute’s Service League, Clarkson Hospital Service League and School of Nursing, Co-Chairman of Creighton Prep’s BASH Fundraiser, Joslyn Women’s Association, Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben Women’s Ball Committee, and the Omaha Symphony.
Denny received his degree from the University of Nebraska’s College of Business Administration (which honored him with it’s Business Excellence Achievement Award). Other honors include a Distinguished Entrepreneur Award from the Nebraska Center for Entrepreneurship and a Hall of Fame Award from the UNL Alumni Track Association.