Nicole Sandford was appointed to our Board in February 2021 and has served as
our President and Chief Executive Officer since March 2022.
Ms. Sandford brings more than three decades of executive and leadership
experience to the role as an innovator, business leader and sought-after advisor
to CEOs and Boards on strategy, operations, human capital, governance, and
risk. She spent over 27 years with global consultancy, Deloitte, where she
launched new ventures, transformed underperforming practices, and led mature
businesses, including the firm’s flagship Regulatory and Operational Risk practice.
She started her career with Deloitte as an auditor specializing in high-growth
global companies in the technology, healthcare and industrial sectors, and
advising on complex transactions including mergers and acquisitions, financings,
and securities offerings.
Ms. Sandford is a member of the Advisory Board for Ellig Group, a boutique
human capital and strategy consultancy, an Emeritus Member of the
Weinberg Center at the University of Delaware and the patient representative for
the Greenwich Hospital Breast Cancer Accreditation Committee. She was
previously the Board Chair of Girl Scouts of Connecticut, and Board Member of
the Stamford Public Education Foundation. Ms. Sandford received her B.B.A. in
Accounting from Niagara University.