Nicole Yankowski - Senior Director, Global Accounts
Nicole Yankowski joined Helms Briscoe as Director, Global Accounts in 1998. Based out of Chicago, IL she has been on part of the foundation for the Chicago team. In addition to her role as Director, Global Accounts she also was an HB Trainer from 2009-2013. In this role, she guided new employees through the HelmsBriscoe culture, systems and sales training. Today Nicole is still a mentor to many of the new and veteran Associates on the Chicago team.
Nicole has more than 21 years of hotel experience. She started her career in the hotel industry as a Restaurant and Banquet Manager with the Sheraton Rosemont. Realizing her desire to be in sales she moved to the Sofitel where she was successful as a one stop Sales Manager. Her desire to help her customers with all meetings made the move to HelmsBriscoe a natural fit. Nicole’s strength with her customers is finding the best spot for their meetings, which is a combination of rates, location, appropriate meeting space and world class service. Nicole is a graduate of Central Michigan University and is a wife and mother to twin boys. Nicole has consistently been recognized as a Top Producer with HelmsBriscoe, earning achievements in both President’s Club and Master’s Club.