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Nate Decker
Student and Employer Engagement Coordinator for AIM Code School

Amanda Brandt
Strategic Communications Lead

Maria Brady
Membership Development and Retention Coordinator

Kathy Bland
Manager Of Continuous Improvement

Lisa Hardesty
Lead Director, Talent Search And EOC

Rachel Kalhorn
Site Coordinator, Upward Bound

Jonathan Holland
Senior Director Of Educational Programs

Tanya Jacha
Project Director, Upward Bound

Erin Lasiter
Brain Exchange Executive Director

Itzel Lopez
VP, Advancement and Community Relations

Melinda Magdaleno
Administrative Asst. Site Coordinator, EOC

Emily Matis
Director of AIM Code School

Tom McCauley
Manager of Digital Content Production

Matt Patten
Site Coordinator, Upward Bound

Kandace Miller
President And CEO

Monika Philp
Director of Tech Leadership Development

Dee Studt
Director Of Organizational Development

Barb Rebrovich
Director Of Development

Levi Thiele
VP, Program And Resource Development

Tony Veland
Director Of Community Engagement

Nate Work
Manager Of Development And Technical Operations

Shane Barsell
Project Director, Talent Search

Rod Armstrong
Senior Director Of Resource Development

Board Members

Nancy Williams


No More Empty Pots

Dr. Kandace Miller

President and Chief Executive Officer

AIM Institute

Nolan Carson

Senior Director, Business Information Systems

Burlington Capital

Ryan Ackels

Council Bluffs Site Operations Manager


Claudio Laterreur

Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer

Valmont Industries, Inc.

Joel Vaslow

Chief Operating Officer

Tigerpaw Software

Justin Rauner

Chief Technology Officer


Andrew Zetterman

Vice President of Technology

Quantum Workplace

Ashley Perkins

Vice President, Nebraska, Iowa and Idaho

Cox Business

Ashok Fichadia

Assistant Vice President, IT Development

Union Pacific

Jim Navin

Chief Information Officer

The Gavilon Group, LLC

Kate Brown

Vice President of Information Technology


Cindy Bender

Vice President of Application Development

First Data

Mary Dobransky

Dean College of Science & Technology

Bellevue University

Kim Whittaker


First National Tech Solutions

Derek Kruse

Chief Information Officer

Douglas Omaha Tech Communcations

Cristina Castro-Matukewicz

Vice President of Community Relations

Wells Fargo

Lonnie Mahrt

Chief Information Officer & Senior Vice President of Operations

CSG Systems, Inc.

Hesham Ali

Dean of College of Information Science & Technology

University of Nebraska at Omaha

Ken Moreano


Scott Data Center

Chris Russell

Nathan Coberly

Vice President – Enterprise Architecture & Development

Physicians Mutual

Catherine Lang

State Director

Nebraska Business Development Center

Steve Kaniewski

President and CEO

Valmont Industries, Inc.