Nicole has more than 20 years of progressive crossover industry experience and is a Certified Meeting Professional (CMP). Prior to moving to the GSC side of the industry in 2007, Nicole was the Director of Account Management for a “Top 20” DC meeting planning firm. Prior to joining Conference & Logistics Consultants in 2003, Nicole held positions at the American Society for Microbiology and the National Association of Foreign-Trade Zones where she was hired as a Meeting Manager and was promoted to the Deputy Executive Director during her tenure. Nicole’s diverse background allows her to easily understand her client’s objectives, and effectively communicate these with her team to produce winning results. Nicole is very active within the events industry. She is currently President of the MPI Orlando Chapter, a Past President of the PCMA Chesapeake Chapter, and also serves on the Founding National Board of Directors for the Association of Women in Events.