Nicholle is the Director of Behavioral Health for the North Carolina Healthcare Association. In this role, Nicholle oversees all grant-funded initiatives aimed at improving clinical outcomes for behavioral health patients receiving hospital care and development of policy and advocacy strategies to improve quality, access, and equity of care. In previous roles, Nicholle has worked as a licensed clinical social worker, specializing in treatment for youth with PTSD. Nicholle is a graduate of UNC School of Social Work.