Ms. Nicole K. Michaels

Nicole Michaels, Bus Ad ’93, was elected to the Marquette University Board of Trustees in 2022.

She is EY's Global Insurance Business Transformation Leader for Insurance as well as the Life Solution Leader in the United States.

She is passionate about diversity and inclusiveness as a business imperative and growth driver.

Having held various operating model strategy and implementation roles, she has more than 30 years of consulting experience. She has extensive knowledge in property, casualty and life insurance.

Prior to joining EY in 2011, Nicole served in a variety of practice and client leadership roles within Accenture/Andersen Consulting, focusing on improving core operations at insurance carriers.

During her time with Accenture, she also served on the board for the Carlson School of Management’s consulting program.

Initiatives she has focused on include strategic and technology assessments, target operating model design and roadmap and business case development. She has led assessments at large and medium-sized insurance carriers based in 12 different countries.

Nicole is also a trustee for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society Wisconsin Chapter, where she is a passionate fundraiser and advocate.

She holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Marquette and is a member of the Marquette University President’s Society.