Nkiruka Ohaegbu

Nkiruka Ohaegbu

Integrated Public Affairs, Pacific Gas and Electric Company

Empower Co-Chair

Nkiruka Catherine Ohaegbu recently joined the Public Affairs & Government Relations team at Pacific Gas and Electric Company, enhancing and sustaining public affairs partnerships, programs, and government relations outreach strategy for a variety of PG&E’s initiatives including the Clean Energy Transportation program. Prior to joining PG&E, she served as a Business Loan Specialist with the U.S. Small Business Administration, working with businesses recovering from economic loss due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Nkiruka previously served as a gubernatorial appointee at Business, Consumer Services and Housing Agency, filling various roles and managing the development and implementation of a variety of special projects. She also served in several positions in the Office of Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. including special assistant to the Governor and First Lady. 

Nkiruka earned an MBA from California State University Sacramento and is completing a Doctor of Business Administration degree from Georgia State University. She is a 2020 Senior Fellow with the Nehemiah Emerging Leaders Program and currently in the 2021 class of Leadership Sacramento and the Leadership California CIT 2021 Class. Nkiruka was awarded Sacramento Business Journal’s Top 40 Under 40 Award, Diversity MBA’s Top 100 Under 50 Emerging Leaders Award, and Sac Cultural Hub’s Exceptional Women of Color Excellence Award. She also serves on the board of directors for YMCA of Superior California, the board of directors for Sacramento State Alumni Association, and on the Connections Committee for the Nehemiah Emerging Leaders Program.

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