Nicole has been with CCS Fundraising for over a decade. As Senior Vice President, Nicole is responsible for multiple partnerships in the Northwest, West, and Southwest regions. With a background in community organizing and master’s degree in nonprofit evaluation, she brings an impact-oriented mindset and an equity lens to all partnerships.
Nicole is rigorous and optimistic in her approach to fundraising and capacity building. During her tenure at CCS, she has overseen campaign feasibility studies, managed campaigns with goals between $5M-$150M, delivered staffing assessments and Board & volunteer trainings, developed major gifts programs from scratch, and coached executive leaders through significant challenges and opportunities.
Nicole has a Master of Public Administration from New York University – Wagner School of Public Service and a Bachelor of Sciences from the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities. She is a leader of CCS’ DEI initiatives and resides in Portland, OR with her husband and pup, Nola.
Select Client partners
- Second Harvest of Silicon Valley
- San Francisco-Marin Food Bank
- Portland Art Museum
- Paul G. Allen Foundation
- March of Dimes Foundation
- Diocese of Santa Rosa