Nichole has over 20 years of experience in accounting and finance. She began her career as an Air Force Financial and Budget Analyst. While working full time and starting her family, she completed her undergraduate degree in Accounting and a Master’s in Business Administration. She then transitioned to the civilian world and was hired by Caterpillar Inc, in 2007. While there, she spent 10 years in various accounting roles. She has had the opportunity to oversee accounting and finance organizations in multiple industries to include, manufacturing, construction, agriculture, and textile. Nichole’s extensive experience with planning and analysis, mergers and acquisitions, and leadership have made her an excellent addition to the CCI executive team. In her free time she enjoys traveling with her family and friends.