Meet Our Team

AIM employees are bold, engaging, supportive and tech-savvy individuals who believe everyone can pursue a rewarding tech career.

Renee Franklin

President & CEO

Erin Lasiter

Vice President of Programs

Andrew Ochsner

Director of Operations

Tony Veland

Director of Member Development


Monika Philp

Director of Tech Leadership Development

Maggi Thorne

Director of Innovation and Tech Education

MacKenzie Broderick

Director of Outreach & Project Director, EOC


Sarah Berkebile

Director of Fundraising

Brett Berkebile

Program Coordinator- Tech Education/Events

Charles Kaup

Charles Kaup

Director of Youth Academies


Isaac Piper

Director of Youth in Tech

Jessica Hopper

Finance Manager

Aaron Decker

Tech Ops Specialist

DeAnna Young

People Operations Specialist

Tom McCauley

Grant Specialist

Staci Wise

Site Coordinator

Riley Hurt

Marketing and Events Coordinator

Kim Huggins

PLV Site Coordinator

Ciara Knudsen

Sr. Site Coordinator

Jayme Busch

Southwest Iowa Outreach Coordinator

Katie Usasz

Greater Nebraska Outreach Coordinator

Austin Loo

Membership & Talent Development Coordinator

Paula Griffin

North Omaha Outreach Coordinator

Rachael Kalhorn

Site Coordinator, Upward Bound

Our Benefits


Your vacation increases with your tenure, starting on your first day.

Dress Code

Come to work dressed like your best self. AIM even helps you stock your wardrobe with swag!

401(k) Match

AIM matches 100% dollar for dollar up to 3% of your salary, and 50% of the next 3% for a total match of 4.5%.

Competitive Salary

AIM offers competitive salaries & bonus opportunities.


AIM's hub is located in the heart of downtown Omaha at the historic AIM Exchange building.

Insurance Plans

AIM offers great individual & family coverage plans including dental, vision, medical, and life.


Join AIM for sponsored social events. We "AIM" to be friends, not just coworkers.


We strive to be and work as the best team in the industry.

Catered Lunches

Every month, we cater lunch from a different Omaha restaurant.

Work Hours

Flexible, 40-hour weeks help you balance work and home life.

Join Our Team

For more than 25 years, the culture at AIM has been one of its best assets: bold, engaging, supportive and tech-savvy. The organization has a passion for assisting individuals, businesses, and government organizations to build a thriving community where everyone can pursue a rewarding tech career.

Interested in joining our team? Browse our currently open positions.

Our Location

The AIM Institute is located in the historic Grain Exchange building in downtown Omaha.

1902 Harney St.
Omaha, NE 68102


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