Hailing from Chicago, Nicole fell in love with the mountain west on family trips hiking, biking and rafting the Rockies. She’s always cherished our natural spaces and crafted a career in protecting the environment. Nicole is a full-time energy efficiency and sustainability consultant with Navigant. She has ten years of experience designing, implementing and marketing energy efficiency programs to customers and supporting organizations with their sustainability planning. Nicole holds an MBA from DePaul University in Chicago, and a BA in Comparative Cultural Studies from Ohio State. In 2017, she and her husband made their dreams a reality by moving to Crested Butte, and she is looking forward to sustaining this great place for years to come.