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Nicole has been running her own consultancy, NMN Advisors, for more than 15 years. During her 20 years in investor relations, she has provided over 100 pre-IPO and public companies investor relations and strategic communications counsel and has worked with companies in virtually every facet of investor relations, including IPOs, shareholder activism, M&A communications, global investor targeting and crisis communications.
Prior to consulting, she was the Director of IR for meVC / Draper Fisher Jurvetson’s (DFJ) public venture capital fund where she managed the public relations and investor relations departments. While at meVC/DFJ Fund, she assisted with the company’s $330M IPO on the NYSE. Before working for the meVC/DFJ Fund, Nicole held IR and Finance positions at Infoseek and Imatron.
For 10 years, Nicole volunteered as both an Officer and Director with the National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI) San Francisco and Silicon Valley chapters and is currently San Francisco NIRI President and on the NIRI National Editorial Advisory Committee. She has been a public speaker on the topic of disclosure, ethics, and investor relations strategic issues at the Annual NIRI National conference, PRSA San Francisco Chapter, and NIRI Silicon Valley and San Francisco Chapter. Nicole is also a contributor to IR Update, a magazine specializing in investor relations. Nicole holds a B.S., Political Science and B.A., History from the University of California, Santa Cruz and completed additional studies at the University of Grenoble, France and University of Hull, England.
IR Update Publications:
December 2018 - An Interview with Brett Redfearn of the SEC
December 2017 - Perception Studies: A Good Foundation to Plan 2018
September 2017 - Telling the IPO Story
September 2016 - BlackRock Focus on Company-Shareholder Engagement
June/July 2016 - The Activist Perspective
March 2016 - Shareholder Activism: The Rising Impact on Companies
November 2015 - When Investors Ask to Speak to Directors
November 2015 - A Year-Round Strategy For Proxy Season
January 2012 - Expanding Your Stock's Global Ownership
February 2006 - The New World: Expensing Stock Options
October 2004 - Gaining Visibility for Small Cap Companies
May 2002 - Integrating Financial Messaging into Employee Communications
San Francisco NIRI President, one of the largest chapters in the United States
Member of NIRI National Editorial Advisory Board
For 10 years, Nicole has volunteered as both an Officer and Director with the National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI) San Francisco and Silicon Valley chapter (chapter won numerous national awards)