Jamie Nickel

Chief Finance Officer/Senior Business Analyst

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Jamie joined NCU in May of 2019.  Her previous experience includes three years at University of California, San Diego where she worked with the UC Office of the President to improve and standardize financial reporting from the individual University of California campuses to the system wide office.

Prior to UCSD, Jamie was at Mills College, a private, non-profit undergraduate and graduate college established in 1852 in northern California, for a little over 20 years. She began her career at Mills College as Assistant Controller and moved up to the role of Associate VP for Finance and Assistant Treasurer.  Jamie was responsible for the annual budget process, audited financial statements and IRS 990 tax return, all financial reporting, analysis and compliance, as well as ensuring the proper tracking and accounting for gifts, grants and a large endowment pool. 

Prior to Mills College, Jamie worked as an auditor at the public accounting firm KPMG where she earned a California CPA license and audited non-profits, focusing on higher education.


  •  BS, Business Administration, University of California, Berkeley
  • CPA