Nicole is the Vice President of Community Impact for United Way of Greater Milwaukee. She oversees more than 160 United Way-funded health and human service programs, as well as leading United Way’s community-wide teen pregnancy prevention efforts aimed at reducing Milwaukee’s rate of births to teens by 46% by 2015–an issue that has been a focus for her since completing a graduate school thesis on the topic. Nicole received the 2010 Special Achievement of a Public Health Partnership from WPHA for her role in addressing Milwaukee’s teen pregnancy crisis.
Nicole has a Master’s in Public Health from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, concentrating on adolescent health and her personal public health heroes are Dr. Geof Swain and his team at the Milwaukee Health Department.
Born in New Jersey, Nicole spent her earlier years in rural Virginia. Today, she is a resident of Brown Deer where she lives with her husband, Josh, and their four-year-old son, Lucas. Both Yankees fans since birth, Nicole and Josh are embracing life in Milwaukee and raising their son to love the Brewers.