Senior Vice President, Human Resources & Communications
Nicole Gasaway joined Blue Diamond Growers in June 2021. She is responsible for developing and leading the people strategy to create the environment for Blue Diamond to win as a team.
Prior to joining Blue Diamond, Nicole has built a 25-year career in Human Resources at consumer products, retail, and technology organizations. She served as the Chief Human Resources Officer at Wakefern Food Corp., a large retailer-owned cooperative. She also held HR leadership roles at Unilever, General Mills, and Rolls-Royce plc, supporting large business segments and divisions and guiding expertise teams in talent management, organization effectiveness, and learning and development.
Nicole earned her bachelor’s degrees in History and Economics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and her master’s degree in Labor and Industrial Relations from the University of Illinois.
Which Blue Diamond product do you crave?
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