As a keynote speaker and discussion leader, bestselling author, successful five-time entrepreneur, inventor and well-respected former Congressional staffer, Nicole blends deep, real-world experience with a magnetic stage presence to help people and organizations thrive in government. Every talk is customized to drive the biggest possible impact, combining engaging stories, gorgeous visuals, and practical techniques that push audiences to jumpstart their creative energy and solve challenges in fresh, innovative ways.
During her decade-long tenure on Capitol Hill, Nicole has represented the U.S. Congress to more than 30 nations, negotiating a range of security, economic, intelligence and human rights issues with foreign leaders. She has also developed a strong proficiency in handling congressional committee investigations of the Executive Branch and the private sector by mastering committee process and procedure. Nicole has actively managed and assisted with more than 90 congressional hearings, selecting and questioning 300+ witnesses. During the same tenure, she has secured passage of 354 bills through the U.S. House of Representatives, of which 79 went on to become law. She is a respected collaborator, known for her winning record of developing and executing bipartisan agendas.
With deep expertise, a captivating stage performance, and high-touch / high-service focus, Nicole will deliver extraordinary value at your next corporate meeting or event.
Prior to every event, Nicole starts with a call to understand the specific needs and challenges that either the company or audience is facing. She takes the time to thoroughly understand your organization, your program, and your ideal outcomes long before ever taking the stage. Then, she researches the client and audience to ensure they are getting a practical keynote with business expertise to overcome their specific challenges.
The end result: Everyone walks away with an understanding of the goals set and the actionable steps their audiences will receive. By choosing Nicole as your keynote speaker or discussion leader, you’ll get customized experiences that will guide your audience to take action on Capitol Hill and beyond.