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4 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Nicole Suydam. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Nicole Suydam, often where they are interviewed.

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4 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Nicole Suydam. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Nicole Suydam, often where they are interviewed.

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Nicole Suydam - President & CEO of Goodwill of Orange County

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Nicole Suydam is an inspiring leader in our community - driving forward a huge organization that meaningfully impacts thousands of people here every year, whether they work for Goodwill or are served by them.  She is currently President and CEO of Goodwill of Orange County, a role she’s been in for the last couple years.  She had previously served for nearly a decade as Goodwill of OC’s vice president of Development. Nicole was most recently CEO of Second Harvest Food Bank, where she expanded its scale to over 25 million meals in a year and a top rating with Charity Navigator.

She has more than 20 years of management and leadership experience working with local and national nonprofits dedicated to meeting human service needs.

Nicole has done an amazing job of raising awareness, and empathy, about broad needs in our community, and working to provide hope to everyone here, including potential paths to self-sufficiency and independence, and purpose. Never is that more needed in our community than right now!

She was named one of 6 Women of Coast by Coast Magazine last year, was a 2018 Woman of the Year award winner by OCBJ, and one of the Top 100 Most Influential by OC Register multiple times. Nicole is a graduate from Vanguard University in Costa Mesa here, and is the past president of its Alumni Association Board and is a member of the university’s Board of Trustees. Enjoy our Accelerate OC conversation.

Jun 26 2020 · 44mins
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CEO of GOODWILL Nicole Suydam on why there aren’t more female CEOS

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Apr 04 2020 · 1hr

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Episode 1: Nicole Suydam and Samantha Dunn

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In this first episode, Nicole Suydam will share her story and how she came into the world of nonprofits. She is interviewed by her friend, renowned journalist and editor of COAST Magazine, Samantha Dunn. They dive into Nicole's history, the path that brought her here, they find many similarities in their journeys, and discuss what they are most excited about for the future. Welcome to Sharing Goodwill!
Jul 23 2019 · 33mins
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Nicole Suydam Explains How Second Harvest Food Bank of OC is Fighting Hunger in Our Own Backyard

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Between episodes of "The Real Housewives of Orange County" and gazing upon our stunning shores and attractions, we sometimes forget that there are folks who go hungry in a place as affluent and beautiful as Orange County. By some estimates, 60 million meals per year are not eaten in Orange County alone. Further, 11% of OC is food insecure, meaning access to food is limited or uncertain. That's where Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County steps in. Featuring innovative ways to help deliver food to those who need it most, such as client choice and school partnerships, CEO Nicole Suydam shows that there are multiple fronts on which to fight hunger. Step into the City Square and learn more about how to end hunger in your backyard!
Dec 03 2015 · 50mins