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Borsheims Promotes Carie Lehrke to Vice President of Human Resources

Lehrke joined Borsheims in 1995 and held roles on the Customer Service, Gift Sales and Inventory teams




Carie Lehrke | PHOTO: Borsheims

(PRESS RELEASE) OMAHA, NE – Borsheims has promoted longtime associate Carie Lehrke to Vice President of Human Resources. Lehrke joined Borsheims’ executive leadership team in March 2023 as the Senior Director of Human Resources, and she will continue to oversee and lead the company’s strategic vision for human resources and employee culture.

Lehrke joined Borsheims in 1995 and held roles on the Customer Service, Gift Sales, and Inventory teams. In 1997 she began her career in Human Resources as the company’s Compensation and Benefits Administrator and was promoted to Human Resources Manager in 1999, Director of Human Resources in 2007 and Senior Director of Human Resources in 2023. She has managed and directed all areas of Borsheims’ employee relations including recruitment and retention, onboarding and training, compensation and benefits and company culture.

Borsheims President and CEO Karen Goracke expressed her admiration for Lehrke’s efforts, saying, “Carie’s advancement is a clear reflection of her relentless commitment, unwavering dedication, and remarkable capabilities. I am confident that she will thrive in her new position and contribute to the continued growth of our business.”

Lehrke is a member of the Human Resource Association of the Midlands and the Society of Human Resource Management. She holds two certifications: Professional in Human Resource Management – PHR and SHRM – CP (Certified Professional). She currently resides in the Omaha area with her husband, Jeremy.


Borsheims is one of the nation’s largest independent jewelry stores and a proud member of the Berkshire Hathaway family. With an international clientele spanning 50 states and six continents, Borsheims continues to operate with the vision that has guided the company for more than 150 years: “We are privileged to share in the special moments in our customers’ lives. We will treat each opportunity with the respect and importance it deserves by providing exceptional service.”




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