Nicole serves as Texas Book Festival’s Logistics and Volunteer Coordinator. She is responsible for organizing all volunteer efforts for the Festival as well as working with the contract logistics team. Born in Houston, Texas, she spent her formative years in Singapore before returning to America. She holds a bachelor’s degree with honors for Theatre with a concentration in Stage Management from Roger Williams University. Prior to working at the Texas Book Festival, she has worked in entertainment and events with SXSW, Stand Up to Cancer, Think It Up, The Skouras Agency, and The Rhode Island International Film Festival as well as several theatrical, musical, and film productions and Oscar campaigns. Surprisingly, her favorite books to read are cookbooks as reading the lists of ingredients and cooking steps give her a sense of peace. She also enjoys reading young adult novels and memoirs.