Nicole Kristy

Director, Behavioral Health

San Francisco, CA

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As a Director, Behavioral Health based in San Francisco, Nicole delivers feasibility assessments, technical assistance, and project construction support to government, nonprofit, and philanthropic clients. Prior to joining Third Sector, Nicole worked at a prominent health care consulting firm where she led providers across the country through the transition from traditional reimbursement models to outcomes and performance-based contracting. She worked closely with hospital administrators, physicians, and other key stakeholders to promote collaboration and data sharing, optimize pricing and managed-care strategies, and support change management processes in an effort to improve health outcomes for entire communities.

Nicole graduated magna cum laude from Miami University with a Bachelor's degree in Finance and minors in Spanish and International Business. She also holds an M.B.A. from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.