Role at FSG
As the Executive Director of the Impact Hiring Initiative, Nicole leads a community of pioneering employers and workforce partners interested in innovating best practices in hiring, retention, and advancement of Opportunity Youth and other populations facing barriers to employment.
Prior to joining the initiative, Nicole designed and led global Citizenship, Sustainability & Community Affairs strategies and was on the Human Resources Leadership Team at Outerwall, the company behind Redbox, Coinstar, and ecoATM. Previously she was a Program Officer at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, advised foundation and corporate clients at Philanthropy Northwest, held several positions leading national service initiatives, and was named a White House Champion of Change.
- Harvard University, Graduate School of Education, M.Ed.
- Miami University, BS, Business
- Serve Washington, Governor Appointed Commissioner, Chair
- Seattle Colleges Foundation, Board Member
- FareStart, Board Member
On working at FSG
“I cannot imagine a better place to lead and support this important work than FSG. As thought leaders in shared value, collective impact, and systems change, FSG is boldly applying its leadership and learning to help solve some of our nation’s most pressing problems.”