Nicole Brose

Sustainability Education Manager

Nicole Brose serves as the Workplaces Program Manager with the goal of inspiring businesses and organizations in Middle Tennessee to integrate sustainability into their culture through educational programming.

Nicole has a Master of Sustainability Leadership from Arizona State University and a Bachelor of Science in Event Management from the University of central Florida. She has an extensive background in the entertainment, hospitality, and facility management industries. While completing her undergraduate degree, Nicole spent time working and interning for a variety of music festivals, event venues, and hotels studying marketing and operations. Additionally, she worked at Walt Disney World for four years and spent a year as an animal interpreter at the Texas State Aquarium.

Prior to joining Urban Green Lab, she worked at CMT (Country Music Television) as the Senior Facility Coordinator. During her tenure, Nicole launched a green team and an office composting program for CMT’s 250 employees which created zero-waste breakrooms. In the office, CMT waste diversion increased from 30% to 70%. Additionally, she led the creation of sustainability programs at CMT’s live events like CMT Music Awards diverting over 10,000 pounds of waste.

Nicole’s experience in creating a sustainable workplace, combined with her education and prior experiences will help Nicole to work successfully with businesses in Middle Tennessee to establish and meet their sustainability goals.