With more than a decade of experience in the international nonprofit and business sectors, Nicolette is adept at analyzing and defining impact, building systems and efficient processes, leading and coaching effective teams, and developing models to scale and sustain innovation. An experienced project management and knowledge manager with excellent analytical skills, she shapes complex problems into succinct, scalable solutions.
Nicolette has ushered leadership teams, founders and boards through strategic planning and visioning processes. She has experience assessing and improving the effectiveness of existing operations, helping organizations improve their impact.
Prior to joining Conscient Strategies, Nicolette focused on impact analysis for startups and social entrepreneurs with Arvo Co. As director of operations for Compass Coffee, she led a team of 80 and was responsible for developing, optimizing, and ensuring operational and team success as the company scaled five-fold in two and a half years. During a seven year stint based in India with Justice Ventures International, she rose from program consultant to Asia program director.
Nicolette graduated with honors from University of California, Los Angeles, with a BA in English, and was a member of the Division 1 national championship UCLA women’s water polo team.