Nicole is a member of the Navajo Nation with her clans as Kiyaa'áanii (Towering House clan) born for Tsi'naajinii (Black Streak Wood People), her cheí is Tábaahí (the Water's Edge Clan) and her nalí is Naashaashi Dine'é (The Bear People Clan). She possesses extensive experience in real estate and investment financing with a specialty in researching and analyzing business development. Her background is highlighted by experience in investment banking with RBC Capital Markets, tribal land valuations from both Federal and Tribal perspectives, and commercial real estate development. She received an MBA in finance from Pepperdine University and undergraduate degree in finance and economics. Nicole grew up on the Navajo Nation and calls the community of Crystal, NM home. She counts reading, hiking, and a constant curiosity of the world around us as her myriad of interests. Nicole currently resides on Tiwa territory while also maintaining a close connection to Navajo land.