Nicole was born in Greenwich, Connecticut as a first generation Croatian-American. Growing up in a bilingual household she learned to speak two languages at a young age. She was exposed to learning about culture, strong work ethics, and to always follow her dreams.

In 2001, Nicole graduated from Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Connecticut with a BA in Graphic Design. After graduating, she entered the corporate world, gaining experience in both Creative and Marketing departments. During her career, Nicole has developed nearly every kind of marketing communications project, including advertisements, collateral, web sites, direct mail and trade shows. She also has extensive experience directing and managing photo shoots and has done so at locations around the world.

Today Nicole lives with her husband, daughter, son and yellow lab in central Massachusetts. She currently works from home as a freelance designer and is a member of the Boston Modern Quilt Guild.