Nicolette Hortsch joined TA Group Holdings in 2014. She is the Financial Planning and Analysis Manager at TA Group Holdings, and Controller for Learn Big Holdings. She was previously a Controller and interim CFO for a startup company. She also worked at Arthur Andersen LLP in both audit and consulting in Chicago and Seattle, where she gained vast experience in helping companies launch IPO’s, make acquisitions, as well as implement new ERP software and streamline business processes.
Her key strengths include her ability to effectively communicate at all levels within an organization and her ability to be open minded, which facilitates the building of strong, respectful relationships. She thrives on identifying challenging business gaps, conceptualizing solutions, gaining consensus, and implementing change. She possesses strong technical capabilities in financial modeling, due diligence, project management, and process improvement.
Nicolette was born and raised in Portland, Oregon. She graduated from the University of Washington in 1993, where she earned her Bachelors of Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting. She earned her CPA from the Illinois State Board of Accountancy in 1994. She and her family reside in Bellevue, WA. In her free time, she enjoys coaching her daughter’s volleyball team, hiking, biking, and playing golf and tennis. She believes strongly in philanthropic commitment and regularly contributes to organizations that serve underprivileged children.