WEX – From Local to Global – Strategic Planning in the 21st Century

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Nicola Morris has built a 20-year career helping companies identify and develop new business opportunities. She has broad experience in global business strategy and development, and has spent much of her career overseeing product management and marketing for technology-focused companies in the wireless, cloud computing, security, and telecommunications sectors.

At WEX, Nicola leads the corporate development team and is responsible for corporate strategy, corporate development activities including M&A, corporate marketing, and early stage product development

Prior to joining WEX, Nicola held several positions of increasing responsibility at Verizon Communications. She was most recently Vice President, Global Corporate Strategy, where she targeted new business opportunities and created all senior executive communications related to Verizon’s growth strategy. Nicola has also previously worked at MCI, Digex and Iridium.

Nicola received Bachelor’s degrees in Economics and Chinese language from Wellesley College and a Master’s in International Affairs from the Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies. 

Join Us as Nicola shares how she has taken WEX from a local company to global powerhouse.

Early Bird Registration is Open: (Feb 12-Mar 7)

Is Your Hit Rate Taking a Hit?

Higher Education Panel

Join us for breakfast and learn about the cost of winning work has increased at the same time that competition is on the rise.  To be successful, firms have to uncover and know what clients want and then set themselves apart in the RFP/RFQ process.  Join SMPS Northern New England as we host a panel of higher education clients to learn what clients are looking for in the proposal process and how successful firms are positioning themselves to win.

The Panel:

Southern Maine Community College                Scott Beatty

University of New Hampshire                          Paul Chamberlin (Assoc. VP Facilities)

Colby College                                                  Kelly Doran, R.A., LEED AP, Interim    Director, Physical Plant

University of New England                               Alan Thibeault, Director of Campus Planning

University of Maine                                          Jeff Aceto, PE, Assistant Director of Facilities Management

Moderated by                                                   Bill Johnson of Terracon Consultants


February 11th, 2015 | 8:00 – 10:30AM (BREAKFAST)


Southern Maine Community College Campus

Peter A. McKernan Hospitality Center

2 Fort Road, South Portland, Maine 04106

Work with higher ed clients? Then this is a must-attend event!

To register go to: https://higheredpanel.eventbrite.com

Capitalize on Early Bird registration and save $25.00-$40.00.  Early Bird runs from Jan 19 to Feb 7.