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Hampton Enterprises – Properties & Construction is the most reputable name in commercial real estate services in southeast Nebraska. The company is led by a team of highly skilled and dedicated people who were picked by Joe Hampton to carry on the Company in accordance with his principles — the Company’s Core Values of Quality, Integrity, Relationships, Work Ethic, Community/Giving Back and Stewardship.

Unlike other companies in our industry the Hampton leadership team reports to an independent Board of Directors. These directors knew Joe Hampton for many years and work with the leadership team and the trust that holds the Company stock to ensure we continue to do things the right way — The Hampton Way.

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Lincoln Zehr

President & CEO

Professional Experience:

Lincoln began his professional career in 1986 as a CPA with Baird, Kurtz & Dobson (now BKD, LLP) in Lincoln, NE where his clients were mainly financial institutions and closely held family businesses across Nebraska.   He subsequently joined Harris Laboratories, Inc. which was purchased by Toronto Canada based MDS, Inc. in 1996.  Lincoln held a number of financial leadership positions with MDS’ Pharma Services Division which spanned 35 locations in 18 countries across North America, Europe and Asia.  Most recently he was at iSECUREtrac Corp in Omaha where he was the Company’s Chief Financial Officer  and subsequently Chief Executive Officer. Lincoln holds a Certified Public Accountant certificate from the State of Nebraska and is a member of the American Institute of Public Accountants and Nebraska Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Other Involvements:

Lincoln is involved in a number of civic and charitable organizations as follows:

Lincoln Chamber Economic Development Corporation - Director ; Friendship Home - Director, Executive Committee, Chairman of Major Gifts & Cultivation Committee; Nebraska Wesleyan University -  Member of President's Advisory Board' Lincoln Independent Business Association - Director & Chairman-Elect; Lincoln Independent Business Association Political Action Committee - Member; Matt Talbot Kitchen & Outreach - Director;  Board of Governors of Upsilon Chapter of Phi Kappa Tau at Nebraska Wesleyan University - member.  

Lincoln and his wife Julie have two teenage kids and are members of St. Mark’s United Methodist Church.


Bachelor of Science – Business Administration, Accounting | Nebraska Wesleyan University

Certified Public Accountant, State of Nebraska

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Mike Lindberg


Professional Experience:

Mike served as Controller within the real estate and Construction industries in Phoenix and San Diego. He also worked as a CPA for Touche Ross & Co. (now Deloitte and Touche) for six years, specializing in the audits of real estate, construction, and banking enterprises.

Other Involvements:

As a member of Downtown Rotary Club 14, Mike has served as both an officer and director. Mike is also involved in various committees and ministries within Messiah Lutheran Church


Bachelor of Science—Business Administration, Accounting | University of Nebraska-Lincoln

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Michelle Keogh

President of Properties Division

Professional Experience:

She brings to the table over eighteen years of experience in the real estate industry as an owner, developer and manager of commercial properties. Her past experience and knowledge include work in real estate sales and commercial office, retail, and industrial development in addition to numerous years of experience in construction management and property management. Michelle was also a field appraiser for over seven years for the assessor in Shelby County, Iowa.

Other Involvements:

Michelle is a member of the Realtors Association of Lincoln, the Nebraska Realtors Association, the National Association of Realtors, and is a CCIM candidate. She's also an active member of the Lincoln Independent Business Association (LIBA) and is involved in the LIBA Breakfast Club as Secretary. Michelle is also a member of St. Joseph Catholic Parish.

  • Real Estate Sales Associate License
  • Real Estate Brokers License
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Scott Lockard

President of Construction Division

Professional Experience:

Scott brings to Hampton a unique blend of leadership skills and an in-depth understanding of construction which allows him to bring a “teamwork” approach to the Construction Division. Scott  has been at Hampton for 10 years - previously serving as Vice-President of the Construction Division and Project Manager but has been involved in construction, in some fashion or another, nearly all his life.  

Other Involvements:

Scott is currently serving on the Board of Directors of Youth For Christ.  He has also had the opportunity to travel to several countries for construction building projects including Mexico, Honduras and Nicaragua. Additionally he spent a year living in Sudan Africa teaching English. He enjoys serving others and continues to look for opportunities to help those in need.


Bachelor of Science—Construction Engineering & Technology, University of Nebraska-Omaha

LEED AP 2009

Lincoln Zehr President & CEO
Mike Lindberg CFO
Michelle Keogh President of Properties Division
Scott Lockard President of Construction Division