C. Nikole Saulsberry

Associate Director, Marketing & Communications



Nikole leads the Marketing and Communications team at College Forward with over ten years of experience. Throughout her career, she has worked with nonprofits, startups, and global consulting and technology companies. She received her B.S. in Communications and Rhetorical Studies from Syracuse University—Go ORANGE! 

After graduating from College, Nikole completed two terms of national service. First, Nikole served as an NCCC Corps Member, and then as New Sector Alliance AmeriCorps Resident in Social Enterprise.

As a development professional, Nikole has raised over 10 million dollars for education and health and human services organizations. She is an interfaith activist and a founding contributor to the Journal of Interreligious Dialogue. As an artist, she has produced and directed community theatre productions (even starring in a few) and competed in barbershop quartet competitions.

When not working, you can often find her on the bocce court or trying to qualify for the IATF National Axe Throwing Championship.