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Nicole Martin

Nicole Martin is Chief Empowerment Officer and Founder of HRBoost, LLC, a Shared Services consulting firm based in Chicago, Illinois. In recognition of her professional excellence as well as her community, Nicole has been honored by multiple organizations including most recently as a 2017 Annual Awardee for Business Excellence by the Daily Herald Business Ledger, and a 2016 Enterprising Women of the Year Champion by Enterprising Women Magazine. A sought-after expert, her knowledge and advice have been featured in newspapers and magazines throughout the country. Recent publications in which she has been seen include, the Daily Herald Business Ledger, and Fast Company. In addition, Nicole is the host online of HR in the Fast Lane and contributing writer for the Chicago Business Journal.  Nicole has authored, International Literary Award and Amazon Best Seller, The Talent Emergency, the accompanying Talent Emergency Guidebook, The Human Side of Profitability, and The Power of Joy & Purpose.


Nicole serves on a number of Boards dedicated to Best & Brightest® Companies to Work For, Social Service in the community and Women in Business.  To learn more about Nicole, go to or