Nichol is a first-generation college graduate; she received her bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts from the University of Maryland Baltimore County and her master’s degree in Elementary Education from Towson University. She started her career in education, teaching all subjects to a variety of elementary-age groups for two years in Howard County, Maryland. From there, she taught Pre-Kindergarten at The Goddard School before moving into administration and working her way from Assistant Director to Marketing Director. After 3 years, she decided to take her administrative knowledge and knack for organizing to Whitman, Requardt & Associates, LLP as an Executive Administrator for the lead partner in the firm. Here, she fell in love with the fast-paced, ever-changing environment of executive administration. After three years, she decided to embark on an adventure and move from Maryland to colorful Colorado.