Erik Omar

Executive Director

An attorney with a deep breadth of experience, Erik previously served as a senior manager in Union Pacific’s Real Estate department. 


A passionate advocate for immigrant communities, Erik recently served as Board Chair of the Refugee Empowerment Center where he has been an active volunteer since 2013.


Through his work, he has built deep relationships with various community partners, understanding the unique and special characteristics of the Omaha landscape, particularly as it relates to the immigrant community. 

Erik received a J.D. and Bachelor of Arts from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. When not working, Erik enjoys spending time outdoors with his wife Martha, and two boys. 

Professional & Civic


Nebraska (2008)


Law School

University of Nebraska College of Law, J.D., 2008


University of Nebraska-Lincoln

B.A. Psychology, 2005

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