Nichole Yanok (Nikki) joined Evernorth in July of 2023 as their Loan Officer to support the ongoing efforts to expand and implement mission-driven lending for affordable housing. Prior to joining Evernorth, Nikki worked on the Lending and Investment team of Coastal Enterprises, Inc. in Brunswick, Maine where she cultivated a passion for community development and her skillset with CDFI lending. Her experience is deeply informed by her work in institutional investing at Cambridge Associates in Boston and from her service in public policy on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.
Nikki holds a BA in Government from Colby College and is currently pursuing graduate work in community planning and sustainable development. Nikki also holds board positions with Freeport Economic Development Corporation and Surf Point Foundation. When not working or studying, Nikki enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, surfing the coast of Maine or hitting the trails for a run or ski day with her dog, Blaze.