Name: Nicole Thomas
Tell us a little about yourself: Nicole Thomas, a current resident of New Haven, CT has been with Wells Fargo and its predecessor banks (Including First Union and Wachovia) for nearly 20 years, currently working in the Connecticut Middle Market Banking Segment as a Relationship Manager. She completed her Bachelor’s in Finance with Honors at Charter Oak College. She is currently attending online classes at Cornell University to obtain a Commercial Real Estate Certificate. Active in community service, Nicole serves as an International Team Leader for both The Fuller Center and Habitat for Humanity. She has led over 10 teams across the globe to build houses, including Malawi, Chile, Peru, China, Armenia, and most recently to aid in the recovery efforts in Puerto Rico. Nicole’s passion for philanthropy also extends to her role as a Corporate Engagement Specialist for The American Red Cross to support fundraising and corporate participation in Connecticut. She is also serving her third year as a Market Analyst for Wells Fargo’s Global Fellows Program where she works with Bankers without Borders to improve financial literacy programs, develop financial modeling tools, and help companies expand in India. Nicole is an active member of the Pride, Generational, and Hispanic Wells Fargo Team Member Networks and has recently finished serving as the Administrative Chair for the National Women’s Network at Wells Fargo. She enjoys traveling (60+ countries and counting), remaining active, hiking, bicycling, crafts, movies, volunteering, and constantly improving.
What inspired you to join the Junior League of Greater New Haven? Heard great things about the organization through previous/ current members across the country. Also, wanted to develop a consistent network within the community to engage in community service together, advance leadership skills, and develop connections.
What are you looking forward to most about being a Junior League member? Developing connections with similar like minded women in the local community.
What advice would you give someone thinking about joining the Junior League? Great opportunities to connect, help, engage, and develop.
What is something you want your fellow JLGNH members to know about you? Very straight forward, honest, transparent, personality. I’m easy going, love to continually devote time for personal and professional growth. Try to surround myself with people who are similar.
In what city do you live? New Haven, CT
Where is your hometown? Shelton, CT