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18 Feb

Life-Hacks: Negotiating a Raise or Salary

February 18, 2021 @ 7:00 pm

Join Nicole, veteran career-woman, who has negotiated salary from both sides of the table for over 30 years, as she shares the tips, tricks and secrets to asking for a raise (even one that is more than the standard 3-4%).  She will give you an over-the-shoulder-view of how she negotiated a raise of multiple five figures (actually over $25,000) for herself (more than once in her career). Walk away ready to move yourself closer to 6 figures.

By attending this program, you will learn:

  • How to approach the conversation and openers that you need to know to frame a successful outcome.
  • 5 specific things you need to prepare if you want to get the most.
  • 2 best ways to negotiate with a stubborn supervisor.

Speaker Bio: Nicole DeFeo has over 25 years of experience building and leading non-profit organizations from the ground up.  An accomplished strategist and marketer, her vision and drive have taken small struggling non-profits to thriving successful organizations in short periods of time.  Her performance has been recognized in the national market of non-profits through awards for marketing, mentoring and exceptional achievement. 

As the current International Executive Director for Delta Phi Epsilon Sorority, Educational Foundation and National Development Corporation, Nicole manages three separate non-profit organizations and is responsible for over $20 million in assets and board development for each board of trustees.  Leading the corporations since 2007, Nicole has produced 130% growth of the Educational Foundation fundraising efforts and a 18% growth of overall membership to the association during a down economy. Her strategic vision and ability to inspire her team have resulted in extraordinary success in such a short time frame. 

Offering a rare blend of creative and operational strengths, Nicole has achieved exciting organizational turnarounds and is recognized as the founding Executive Director of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Gloucester County, NJ.  Her strategic approach to building a business is reflected in her work with the Clubs.  In under 3 years, the once non-existent non-profit experienced a 700% increase in revenues and service to youth under her charge.

Nicole also had significant impact on growth and profitability at Ronald McDonald House of Southern New Jersey. Her fundraising capabilities and networking skills are highlighted by her accomplishments as Assistant Executive Director, where she led successful fundraising to record profitability through an innovative events and marketing program.  She was a key member of the team that raised over $4 million to erect a new House.

Nicole DeFeo’s exceptional track record is based on her philosophy of old-fashioned values mixed with knowledge of today’s technology.  She is known for her sincerity and ability to diagnose obstacles to success, quickly create a plan to overcome those issues to bring victory to her team.

If you would like to consult with Nicole on your non-profit, please contact her at


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Event Details

Date: February 18, 2021 @ 7:00 pm
Time: 7:00 pm - 7:00 pm