The Iona College Campus Quad

Nicole M. Pawlak ’05, ’08MBA

Nicole majored in psychology with a minor in marketing. After completing her undergraduate degree, she returned to Iona and earned an MBA in Marketing with a certificate in International Business in 2008.

Since graduating from Iona College, Nicole has led an eventful professional life,becoming a global marketing and brand specialist working with some of the world’s largest brands, leagues, teams and properties. These include MTV Networks, the New York Rangers, Toyota, the NFL and NBA, Pernod Ricard, Barclays Center, Draft Kings, AB In-Bev, Samsung, Nike, Reebok and Virgin Voyages.


Nicole is an industry veteran focusing on strategy, insights, account management and event production within the sports and entertainment arena. Nicole is a member of the Women In Sports and Entertainment group (WISE) and sits on the Partnership Committee. Nicole is a member of the New York Athletic Club's (NYAC) water polo team and is also a competitive triathlete and marathoner. Nicole has completed Ritz-Carlton Leadership Training and the Thayer Leader Development Group Training.


While attending Iona, Nicole competed on the women’s water polo team and was named to the MAAC Academic Honor Roll, as well as named an Academic All American. Nicole was also part of the Marketing Club and was a tutor and mentor for the SCOPE program while at Iona.