Nicole worked as an activity and social service director in a nursing facility during college where she learned how much she enjoyed talking with Elders and hearing “their story.” She also learned how important it is to promote & support their independence.
She earned a bachelor’s degree in social work and a master’s degree in workforce education from Southern Illinois University. Nicole has over 10 years of experience in healthcare management.
When she is not at work, she enjoys going places with her family and friends. Nicole has a dog named Tucker & a 3 legged cat named Buttercup.