Nicola “Nikki” Fraser is a global executive and qualified financial expert with over 20 years of experience in finance, accounting, and risk management. Nikki currently provides CFO services applying her experiences gained in operational and advisory roles at Fortune 50 companies to the dynamic, smaller company environment.
Nikki leverages her interpersonal skills and technical expertise combined with her business knowledge to achieve first-class solutions through all stages from detecting problems, identifying solutions, and delivering through execution. She provides exceptional service to clients and partners by understanding the business that they are engaging in and a commitment to establishing a business relationship that reflects the truest sense of a partnership. She is a strategic problem-solver who delivers value through collaboration combined with her financial expertise.
Nikki was born and raised in Ireland and has lived and worked in numerous parts of the U.S. Being part of an international family has helped Nikki understand the power of perspective and bringing differing views to the table.
Solutions-Oriented Qualified Financial Expert
Nikki held various leadership positions at Fortune 50 companies including JPMorgan Chase, Fannie Mae, Deloitte & Touché, and Arthur Andersen. These opportunities crossed finance, accounting, and risk management disciplines across multiple industries, most significantly in the financial services industry. Furthermore, Nikki developed deep expertise in financial strategy, profitability improvements, and change management throughout her time leading finance and risk during the global financial crisis.
In 2018 Nikki returned to professional services and became Managing Partner at NextKey Services LLC, a firm she founded. NextKey Services LLC provides CFO related services focused on delivering practical solutions for finance, strategic planning, capital management, acquisitions, and governance and risk management best practices.
Ambassador for Financial Equity
Nikki’s passion for affordable housing has inspired her to manage and continue to grow a residential real estate investment portfolio. Nikki also volunteers as a mentor in the Million Dollar Women Summit Street Sisters mentorship program where she advises entrepreneurs on how to evaluate and overcome financial challenges in their business.