Best selling author, performer, and motivational speaker
Through letters and emails, women have responded to Nicole’s “motivational entertainment” with gratitude for the intimate, accurate understanding her performances, DVDs, and books convey. From “Tammie Jean,” who dishes out southern-fried wisdom, to “Kathy,” who suddenly finds herself in the ring with the heavyweight champion of the world, Cancer, Nicole’s original characters come to life in sketches full of comedy and poignancy that encourage and inspire women everywhere. Fueled by her passion to communicate, Nicole creatively uses her many gifts to express her “Fresh Brewed Life” philosophy. Nicole has 20 years’ experience as an actor, television host and producer, and has published eight books and a variety of curricula regarding relationships. She has written and performed sketches for the Women of Faith Conferences and written and directed dramas for The Revolve Tour. For three years, she wrote and performed dramatic sketches with relationship expert Dr. Gary Smalley, bringing her unique perspective to his seminars. For the Revlon Run/Walk for women’s cancers Nicole performed her “Stepping into the Ring” vignette before a crowd of 40,000 in Times Square. She has also worked and traveled extensively with World Vision, an international relief organization. Additionally, she travels across the country speaking and performing her original dramatic sketches with churches and other organizations. She is an author of 8 books, including “Keeping a Princess Heart in a Not-So-Fairy-Tale World” and “The Invisible Woman” –an encouragement to hardworking women everywhere who feel unseen in their daily lives. Her best-selling debut, Fresh Brewed Life, is one of Nicole’s most popular works providing readers with a fresh, relatable and authentic approach to being a woman in today’s society. Her latest release, the 10 year Anniversary Edition of “Fresh Brewed Life: A Stirring Invitation to Wake Up Your Soul” is a revised and expanded new edition of the bestselling original that launched her “Hope for the Daily Grind” message. With updated chapters, new chapters added, and 10 more years worth of experience and wisdom that is good to the last drop, this latest arrival is sure to leave your cup overflowing! When not traveling, Nicole makes her home in Santa Monica, California with her husband and two children, Elliot and Abigail. She enjoys writing at a local coffee shop, dining with friends, and walking on the beach.