Nicole Neal

Director, Global Employee Communications - Cushman & Wakefield

Nicole Neal is Director, Global Employee Communications, with Cushman & Wakefield, leading People and Diversity, Equity & Inclusion communications for this top-three global commercial real estate organization. With a multifaceted career in multicultural and general consumer marketing communications, issues management, public relations, executive and internal communications, Nicole has helped brands and leaders lean in so that they can tap into the diverse passion points of employees and customers. During her broad career spanning more than 15 years in corporate communications and agency leadership, Nicole has crafted creative strategies and integrated communications solutions for top brands in restaurant/hospitality, technology, pharmaceutical, financial services, event marketing, food and beverages, tourism, higher education and supplier diversity. Prior to joining Cushman & Wakefield, Nicole led communications strategy and solutions for C-suite leaders at McDonald’s Corporation. She is an advisory board member for the Ajilla Foundation, a catalyst foundation that helps give women and girls the competitive edge to be successful leaders and change agents at work and in their communities. She is a proud graduate of University of Michigan.