Nicole is the current Manager of Administrative Services for South Jersey Industries leading Fleet Maintenance, Procurement, Purchase Card Administration, Vendor and Contract Management, as well as encouraging supplier diversity amongst SJI and its subsidiaries. Her previous role with South Jersey Gas included Property and Cash Records; encompassing fixed asset management, allocations, project spend (over $35MM each of three projects), quarterly and annual analysis.
Prior to joining SJI, Nicole spent 19 years in the Transportation (Trucking) Industry with roles including Controller, Accounting Manager, Accountant, Fuel Coordinator, and Purchasing Analyst. An integral part of the private transportation organization NFI Industries, it led to experience in annual budget formation, contract and acquisition evaluation, research and distribution of monthly P&L reporting. She was also vital in a consulting capacity with extensive research for new Brokerage and Intermodal divisions. Nicole also was project manager for the conversion of Fixed Asset Accounting to Best Software, an improved platform than previous packages.
Nicole has been a Volunteer, Board of Director, Treasurer and Fundraising Chairperson for the Vineland Regional Dance Company, a non-profit located in Vineland, New Jersey. She is also Choreographer and Consultant for Millville Board of Education, having choreographed musicals since 1999. Nicole has also volunteered for the Miss New Jersey Education Foundation, and the Cumberland County SPCA.
She is a graduate of Rowan University, Glassboro NJ.
Commitment to Supplier Diversity
SJI’s continued success depends on our ability to achieve business objectives. Our suppliers are integral to those objectives. SJI’s Supplier Diversity Program looks to expand relationships with women, minority and service disabled veteran-owned businesses that provide competitive prices and services to SJI. We believe that building a more diverse supplier base will help us to better serve our customers and remain competitive.
Supplier Diversity Policy
It is SJI’s policy to encourage and afford opportunities to minority, women and service disabled veteran-owned businesses, while ensuring the best combination of quality, service and cost effectiveness. Additionally, the policy ensures strict compliance with all regulatory agency requirements as well as with federal, state and local procurement regulations and programs.