Nikole Wagar, NNA State Director
Nikole recently moved to Omaha, Nebraska from Denver, Colorado. She is married to her husband Bob, who helped her co-found Astute Solutions. They have a son and are excited to receive their daughter in December. Nikole is an outdoor enthusiast. She is a raft guide, enjoys rock climbing, mountain biking, skiing, snow shoeing, jet skiing, kayaking, hiking, and running. One of Nikole's greatest achievements is road-biking over the Andes in Patagonia. Along with being active, she is also a talented artist and enjoys painting and photography.
Nikole is Vice President of Clinical Education at Astute Solutions, where she creates and delivers accredited business skills training to nurse managers nation-wide. Nikole is excited to be leveraging her experience in education, sales, and marketing as a small business owner in her role as State Director. Prior to that, Nikole was a Patient Experience Clinical Advisor at MyRounding, a Huron Company, where she trained nurses nation-wide on an electronic nurse rounding solution. Preceding that, Nikole held multiple leadership positions at Swedish Medical Center in Colorado. She participated in hospital strategic planning and effectively implemented new programs and services, managed quality initiatives, and increased employee engagement. She provided education to both clinicians and the community through different hospital and volunteer programs. Nikole was, and continues to be, an active member in various professional nursing organizations. Nikole holds a Masters in Nursing with an emphasis in education from Western Governors University, and a Bachelor's of Science in Nursing from Colorado University.
Please join us in welcoming Nikole! She can be reached anytime at email@example.com.