The Lincoln Independent Business Association (LIBA) is announcing that Coby Mach, who has served as president and CEO of the organization for eight years, is leaving LIBA to become operations manager for KFOR 1240 and Three Eagles Communications in Lincoln, Nebraska.

Mach will co-host the KFOR morning show with Cathy Blythe who has anchored the show for 28 years. During that time, Blythe won two Marconi Awards and was inducted into the Nebraska Broadcasters Hall of Fame.

Mach worked at Three Eagles for ten years prior to taking his position as the head of LIBA. Mach started at LIBA in 2004, and helped grow the organization from approximately 750 members to 1,150 where it is today. Mach has also been host of a popular drive-time radio program in Lincoln that has been a leader in the Lincoln radio market and recently won awards from the Associated Press.
Cox said LIBA’s board will begin the search for a new President/CEO immediately.

LIBA is a non-profit business organization that was started in 1980 with the mission to provide leadership and educational opportunities to the business community. LIBA also educates the public concerning the vital role of business in creation of meaningful jobs, and in meeting the payrolls that allow our citizens to enjoy quality of life.

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