Nicole Stellner is originally from the Minneapolis area where her love of the arts was developed through formative experiences at the Walker Art Center, Children’s Theatre Company at the Minneapolis Institute of Art and, the Guthrie Theater.

Nicole is a lifetime arts patron, supporter, volunteer, and advocate. Nicole has a BS in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, an MBA from the University of Washington, and a certificate in Nonprofit Management from the University of Washington. She spent over 20 years at Weyerhaeuser in strategic planning and finance roles. She is currently Board President of Shunpike and is on the boards of Annex Theatre and Macha Theatre Works.