AIM Institute’s ( Board of Directors recently announced that Renee Franklin will serve as the leading tech nonprofit’s President and Chief Executive Officer to continue its essential contributions in growing a diverse tech ecosystem locally and regionally. Franklin stepped into her new role with Omaha’s tech talent building nonprofit on August 21. Franklin succeeds AIM President and CEO Dr. Kandace Miller, who served the organization for 30 years.

Dedicated to education and committed to community service, Franklin spent the past 25 years as an executive leader ensuring nonprofit organizations thrived as they carried out their missions to positively impact others. Franklin’s expertise in building community partnerships in addition to fund development strengthened nonprofit initiatives.

As AIM continues its mission of growing the region’s tech workforce, the organization will host its largest annual events this fall: the AIM Tech Awards on September 28 and the Heartland Developers Conference October 23-24.

For 30 years, Omaha-based AIM Institute has been the region’s leading nonprofit dedicated to growing a strong and diverse tech talent community and it remains committed to educating and inspiring individuals of all ages with innovative, effective programing and outreach initiatives. For more information, please visit, call (402) 979-8324 or email