Nicole S. Long, MBA, is a finance professional, facilitator and speaker with over 20 years of progressive experience in finance and accounting. As the Group Director of Retail Finance for The Coca-Cola Company, she manages a multi-billion dollar P&L. She is a respected thought leader within Coca-Cola where she has had the opportunity to teach finance concepts to associates within the company, including Nigeria and Kenya. She added this learning and development component to her role to merge her passion of finance and teaching individuals how to effectively translate financial concepts into successful strategic business solutions. Nicole’s areas of expertise are in Finance for Non-Financial Managers; Budgeting, Planning, and Forecasting; Financial Statement Analysis; and, Personal Branding. However, she has a breadth of experience across finance particularly in operational and sales support finance.
Additionally, Nicole has facilitated courses for college students via INROADs and NABA for the last several years. She has also been a guest speaker for the African American Affinity Group of Ernst and Young’s Atlanta office Assurance group.