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Nikki McCord

McCord Consulting Group
Greater Denver Area
Nikki Rashada McCord is the founder of McCord Consulting Group. Ms. McCord has been in the governmental affairs, business consulting, and board development fields for over a decade. She has had a notable career in the legislative field which began as the Senior Director of Communications & Legislative Affairs at Scofes & Associates Consulting, Inc. This powerful governmental affairs firm specialized in representing Fortune 500 companies in Michigan and Illinois. She was then asked by former Michigan Governor, Jennifer Granholm, to join her legislative team as the Legislative Advisor for the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality. Most recently, Ms. McCord has worked on educational and labor policy at the Colorado General Assembly, bringing her expertise and proven lobbying style to the West. She has consulted with organizations looking to implement organizational change from Board engagement to recruitment of minority employees that is culturally competent and supportive.

Ms. McCord earned her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Notre Dame where she also obtained a minor in Latin. She received her Masters of Public Policy at Michigan State University.

Ms. McCord’s civic and professional boards include the Community Action Programs Board of Boulder County, the University of Notre Dame Club of Denver, and the Minority Alumni Network Board of the University of Notre Dame Club of Denver and the Boulder Housing Partners Board. Ms. McCord also sits on the Community Affairs Council of the Boulder Chamber which advises the Boulder Chamber Board of Directors on local policy issues. Ms. McCord is the past President of the Notre Dame Club of Denver, serving more than 2000 Denver area members. She is the Diversity Council Region 2 and Region 4 Director for the University of Notre Dame. She was appointed a commissioner of the Boulder Housing Partners in 2014. Ms. McCord previously served on the Lansing Area AIDS Network Board.

Ms. McCord resides in Boulder.