In August 2016, Nicole was named AgEagle’s Chief Financial Officer & EVP of Operations, charged with overseeing the Company’s global financial operations to include managing financial planning, general tax and accounting activities, capital formation, SEC reporting and other key financial duties. From May 5, 2020 through May 18, 2020, Nicole also served as AgEagle’s Interim Chief Executive Officer until the Company’s newly recruited CEO J. Michael Drozd assumed the position.
Prior to joining AgEagle, she served as Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Trunity Holdings, Inc., a publicly traded education technology company. While at Trunity, Nicole led the successful restructuring of the Company by acquiring a new compounding pharmacy business and finalizing the spin-out of the legacy education business into a newly formed private company.
From 2011 through 2013, Nicole was President of RCM Financial Consulting, a specialized consulting firm focused on providing interim accounting and financial services to small and medium sized businesses. For the preceding ten years, she was a financial manager at Elizabeth Arden where she was involved with all aspects of the Nasdaq-listed company’s SEC and financial reporting processes. She launched her professional career at KPMG, LLP in its audit and assurance practice, where she managed various large scale engagements for both public and privately held companies.
Nicole earned a Master of Business Administration degree with concentration in Accounting and International Business and a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with concentration in Accounting, both from the University of Miami. In addition to being fluent in Spanish, she is also a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Florida and serves on the boards of the South Florida Chapter of Financial Executives International and Pembroke Pines Charter Schools.