Nicole SamuelsTalent Advocate (Open Source Team) “Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” Nicole grew up on the Jersey Shore next to Long Beach Island where she spent many summers at the beach. She graduated from Monmouth University with a BA in Communication and a concentration in PR/Journalism. Prior to Averity she worked in the hospitality industry, the travel industry as a Travel Consultant, and most recently as a tech recruiter. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, trying new restaurants, cooking, and exploring local places. She likes to learn about anything and everything, and is an obsessive Googler. She’s also an avid audiobook and podcast listener and a big fan of anything to do with Harry Potter, London, true crime, and the New England Patriots.