Nicole is a lover of soccer and mother of two cookie eating boys. She is the Director of Operations at K&S and has almost 20 years’ experience in behavioral health. Nicole manages day–to–day operations and ensures that systems and procedures are carried out properly. Her keen attention to detail is innate and is complimented by a master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Southern California, where she was a Dean’s Scholar. At USC Nicole learned the ins and outs of social work, mastered social welfare policies and made life-long friends. After USC, Nicole’s career took a few twists. She was a diversion court liaison for clients in a Substance Abuse & Crime Prevention Program. She managed fundraising efforts at UC Irvine’s fundraising telethon, where she raised more than a half million dollars, and provided therapy in a private practice setting. Because Nicole has unparalleled administrative and management skills, when her friend from UC Irvine, her undergraduate alma mater, mentioned the need for an administrator at K&S. Nicole jumped at the chance. Now she can be found working from her home office, which is beautifully decorated by her sons’ artwork, skillfully keeping all the balls in the air — and all the Is dotted and Ts crossed.

FUN FACT: Nicole has played Stopper on her soccer team since 2011.