Nicki brings more than thirty years of experience in healthcare, healthcare services and clinical research organizations. Prior to joining Symphony in 2009, Nicki led the College of American Pathologists (CAP), a laboratory accreditation company and professional society. She was the Chief Operating Officer for the Institute for Transfusion Medicine (ITxM), a blood collection and processing organization. Prior to this she was General Manager for Everest Healthcare Services organization, a high-growth dialysis services company. Nicki was at Baxter Healthcare Corporation for 20 years, where she held several positions of increasing responsibility crossing multiple functional areas and business units, including product management, new product development, marketing, operations, strategic planning, financial management, sales management, R&D and employee benefits.
Nicki has a BS in Finance and an MBA from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She also successfully sat for the CPA exam after completing the Professional Accounting Program at Northwestern University.