Nicole Shaia recently joined the team as the Development Director where she oversees the fundraising and partnership activities at PsychArmor Institute. She is originally from the greater Boston area. After receiving her BA in Government, Policy, & Law from Suffolk University, she relocated to NYC. Her first job in the big apple was for a grassroots veteran service organization that provides support programs to service members, veterans, and military families. Over the course of her career in the non-profit sector, she has helped national and global organizations create successful fundraising strategies, develop community outreach initiatives, and establish meaningful cross-sector partnerships and collaborations. Nicole is excited to bring her knowledge and expertise to the PsychArmor team.
In addition to her role at PsychArmor, Nicole is a part-time graduate student at the NYU Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service with a specialization in Social Innovation, Impact, & Investment. Nicole currently resides in the New York City area with her husband. In her spare time she loves running, reading, and challenging her fitness level.