Dr. Osler Ortez - Trustee, Board of Directors
Nichole R Kneedler is SVP, Learning Solutions Director of Huntington Bancshares Incorporated, a $100 billion regional bank-holding company delivering a full suite of commercial and retail banking, investment management, and insurance services across the Midwest through Huntington National Bank and its affiliates.
Nichole joined Huntington in 2019 from Lbrands where she served as Director of Learning and Development for Victoria’s Secret Stores. Nichole also held several learning and leadership roles at ThirtyOneGifts in central Ohio. Nichole began her career in retail with Macy’s, then moving to education and learning leadership.
Due to her involvement in education and development, Nichole’s passions center around programs and opportunities for youth and the development of underserved individuals.
Nichole has been instrumental in formulating and operationalizing college programs for Huntington workforce development in partnership with Columbus State Community College, Franklin University, Western Governor’s University and other colleges that serve the Huntington market. Nichole holds a master’s degree in education from Otterbein College and a bachelor’s degree in fashion merchandising from Bowling Green State University. Nichole resides in New Albany, Ohio.