Global Chief Creativity Catalyst
In 2010, Nicole joined McCann Worldgroup as global chief of staff--charged with organizing a sandstorm of key initiatives and strategic imperatives into a highly organized, action-oriented sand castle. In the fall of 2011, she switched focus to serve as McCann’s global chief creativity catalyst, responsible for developing the network’s creative excellence initiatives as well as launching and subsequently managing the global Creative Leadership Collective.
Nicole devotes her time to numerous mentoring programs through organizations such as the Advertising Women of NY (AWNY) and her alma mater, Cornell University. She is an inaugural member of the Alumni Affairs Board of the United Nations International School and serves as national co-chair for Interpublic Group’s Black Employee Network. In 2012 she was named to the Worldwide Who’s Who List of Executives and Entrepreneurs.
After several years in roles in the entertainment and finance industries, Nicole was recruited back to her roots in marketing and into a global training and development role at DDB Worldwide Communications. She then moved to J. Walter Thompson (JWT) in roles including chief of staff for North America and later as director of the worldwide creative council – spearheading global creative projects as well as the agency’s global creative assessment and development programs.
Nicole holds a B.S. in Communication from Cornell University and is a graduate of Mannes College of Music and the United Nations International School. An entrepreneur, Nicole is also the managing partner of Cramer Consultants and the founder of NicNic Productions, a theatre production and training program. She’s a proud native New Yorker who enjoys spending as much time traveling as at home.