Nicole Gakidis is an executive search consultant with a successful track record of identifying and selecting highly qualified candidates for healthcare, human services, education, social justice, and arts and cultural nonprofits. She specializes in leadership positions in non-profit management, philanthropy, advancement, marketing, and business development. As a former Corporate Communications executive, Nicole offers her clients the added experience of having built organizational infrastructure with an eye toward advancing mission and working closely with senior executives in the area of change management and organizational development. Previously, Nicole served as Vice President of Corporate Communications at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/CareGroup, Inc. She has held management positions in marketing, public affairs or development at Boston’s Beth Israel, Brigham & Women’s, and Brockton Hospitals, and the Vermont State Department of Education. An active volunteer leader, Nicole has served on multiple nonprofit boards and committees, supporting fundraising, marketing, and business development efforts. She holds a B.S. in Mass Communication and Journalism from Emerson College, Boston, MA.