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“Progress is way more interesting than perfection.”
Nicole Amend is a mission-driven, strategic thought partner passionate about enhancing the intersection of people and operations through change initiatives. She believes that giving others the chance to develop is always the right answer. Described as engaging and insightful with a good sense of humor, Nicole is energized by improving communication and organizational effectiveness, building relationships and equity, and creating new programs. Music and theater performance training taught her early on to practice and prepare, but that sometimes you have to improvise.
Nicole brings a diverse professional background in education, fitness, learning technology, corporate retail merchandising, and nonprofit organizations, all with the common thread of supporting people and organizations in developing their potential. She received a bachelor’s degree in theater and literature from Portland State University.
- FUN FACT: HAD A LEADING ROLE IN A MUSICAL AT DISNEY WORLD'S ANIMAL KINGDOM DURING COLLEGE
- ALTERNATE CAREER: CRIMINAL PSYCHOLOGIST
- QUOTE TO LIVE BY: “I'VE LEARNED THAT PEOPLE WILL FORGET WHAT YOU SAID, PEOPLE WILL FORGET WHAT YOU DID, BUT PEOPLE WILL NEVER FORGET HOW YOU MADE THEM FEEL.” ― MAYA ANGELOU