Nicole Coon provides over a decade of invaluable experience in the association industry. Specializing in association leadership, she possesses a comprehensive skill set that encompasses strategic planning, board collaboration, governance, membership management, program development, fiscal accountability, marketing strategies, and strategic meetings management. Nicole strives to create an environment where everyone feels respected, heard, valued for who they are, and empowered to contribute their best. Nicole has previously served as an Association President and currently serves on a board of directors, and on a global committee. She holds a bachelor’s degree from NDSU and is a Certified Meeting Professional (CMP). Her mission is to make things lovely, and people feel extraordinary, she supports that through entertaining, volunteering, creating, and DIYing her home. In addition she enjoys staying active and time with her rescue dog Hazel.