Nicole Dillard is the Chief Operating Officer at trepwise. She is focused on trepwise’s internal development including hiring, strategic planning, and financial forecasting. Nicole also creates and oversees the teams for both for and non-profit engagements.
Prior to joining trepwise, Nicole spent three and a half years working at Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans. During this time, she served as a business manager for programs by developing annual budgets, managing grants, and reviewing financials. Additionally, Nicole shared in supervision of the remediation of 40 homes with corrosive drywall costing $3.7M.
Nicole is active in the New Orleans community and currently serves as Co-Chair of the Committee for a Better New Orleans Board of Directors. Over the past three years, she has been the Secretary of the board and Chair of the Bryan Bell Metropolitan Leadership Forum Committee. Additionally, she is a weekly volunteer at Hollygrove Market and Farm. Her love for food and finance merge in an ever-evolving New Orleans restaurant spreadsheet.
Nicole received her B.A. in Architecture and Urban Studies at the University of Pennsylvania. While at Penn, she served as co-chair for Civic House, the hub for 45+ community engagement student organizations comprised of over 1,500 students. She is still active in the Penn community through alumni interviews and the Penn Club of Louisiana.