(Director, The WISE Group of Lincoln Financial Network) – St. Petersburg, FL
After spending fourteen years growing the Network for Women Advisors at Raymond James, Nicole joined Lincoln Financial Network to serve as the Director of the WISE Group in February of 2015. As the WISE Group Director, she manages a range of programs designed to supercharge the success of women financial professionals across the nation. Leveraging her background in women’s studies and as a researcher into issues that affect women investors, Nicole works with her board of ten advisors, to develop leading-edge resources especially designed to provide women with everything they need to grow their businesses.
Nicole focuses her time on supporting the growth of LFN, by attending and hosting events throughout the industry focused on women advisors. Nicole works directly with the board to design and execute the WISE Group Symposium, an annual forum designed to allow women to share ideas and experiences with each other, as well as hear from industry experts. The WISE Group committees focus on six areas of growth– Education, Public Relations, Mentoring, Next Generation Clients, The WISE Group Symposium, and Recruiting new advisors to the firm.
Nicole has been featured in On Wall Street and Investment News, as well as numerous other industry publications. She has spoken at Women’s events throughout the country and is passionate about both increasing the number of women in the industry and financial literacy for women.
Outside the office, Nicole is a supporter of the charity Angels Against Abuse, an organization dedicated to building awareness and educating the community about issues regarding neglect and abuse against children. She serves on its board of directors. She also sits on the Funding the Future board of directors, a National non-profit committed to providing financial education to our youth.