Nicole Lindsay is Executive Director of New York Needs You. Previously, she was the Vice President of Talent Development at Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT), overseeing all program related activities. Nicole earned her BS in Business Administration from the University of Connecticut, JD from the University of Virginia School of Law, and MBA from the University of Virginia Darden School of Business. Upon graduation, she joined Wachovia Bank as a Corporate Finance Associate and later moved into Community Development Finance as a program manager, managing the bankís relationship with the Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta. In 2003, Nicole became the Associate Director of Admissions and Student Affairs at the Yale School of Management, overseeing minority and women admissions and diversity student affairs. She was instrumental in diversifying the applicant pool and in increasing the number of under-represented minorities that matriculated at SOM.
While at SOM, Nicole also served as a coach for MLTís Career Prep program, aiding eight college juniors in their career exploration and development process. She managed MBA recruiting initiatives at Wharton, Chicago GSB, Kellogg, and Tuck for Goldman Sachs before joining MLT full-time as the director of the Career Prep program in June 2006. In February 2007, Nicole took over responsibility for the MBA Prep program, becoming the Director of the Career Prep and MBA Prep programs and in July 2008, Nicole was promoted to Vice President. Nicole joined NYNY in September 2009.
Nicole is licensed to practice law in Connecticut and Georgia.