Nikki is an Executive Coach with first-hand business leadership experience and understands the challenges you face. With 37 years in IT and high tech, including 21 years at Cisco Systems, she specializes in supporting leaders of complex, global, cross-functional teams. Her coaching experience spans numerous industries, including banking and finance, pharmaceuticals, telecommunications, retail, engineering, manufacturing, and healthcare.
Nikki possesses deep knowledge of the healthcare industry. She is the Vice Chair of the Board of Directors for a local hospital system, providing oversight of all aspects of the healthcare system. She chaired the Quality Committee and the Audit and Compliance Committee and was a key member of the Ethics Committee and the Advance Care Planning Committee. In addition, she is a charter member of the Equal Access Workgroup to ensure individuals with developmental disabilities receive the care and respect they deserve. She is a hospice volunteer and a Certified Grief Coach.
While supporting clients on diverse leadership topics, Nikki is a specialist in Communications. She helps clients develop authentic executive presence, navigate conflict, inspire teams, provide actionable, impactful feedback, and prepare for high-stakes presentations.
As a business leader, Nikki led large global teams to develop products and services. Her expertise spans engineering, product management, marketing, operations, customer experience, sales, and strategy. As Chief of Staff for SVPs at Cisco, she excelled in conflict resolution, aligning cross-functional leaders, managing uncertainty, and influential communication. Nikki is recognized as a confident and courageous leader, addressing sensitive issues with grace and professionalism.
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