Nicole Mead

Nicole Mead is the Senior Director of Business Development and Operations for the Ryan Seacrest Foundation. She joined the team in November of 2017, after working for several U.S. News and World Report ranked healthcare institutions. Nicole’s primary responsibilities for the foundation include building and managing relationships with donors, corporations, hospitals partners, vendors and the entertainment community. She holds a B.A. in Communication from Washington State University and a Master’s Certification in Non-Profit Management from the University of Washington. 

Nicole is passionate about bridging the worlds of pediatric healthcare and entertainment and finding ways to create the greatest impact for both groups. She brings with her a background in strategic planning, cause marketing, digital marketing, signature events, database management and leadership coaching. Nicole enjoys spending her free time traveling, exploring the National Parks system, attending live music events and volunteering with a handful of Nashville non-profits.