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Nicole Forbis

Naples, United States



Date Certified: Jan 16, 2012

Nicole Forbis is a Naples native and the Founder of Naples Fashion Week, the Founder of The Social Butterflies (a Non-Profit Social Organization for women), the Owner of It Girl Consulting, (a National Social Media Marketing Company), and a Freelance Fashion Columnist and Blogger.

In business, Nicole is known as a leader in the retail industry for taking an under-performing store and within six months increasing its profitability and efficiency to the top ranking in the company (Saks, Liz Claiborne, and Soma Intimates).

Through her company It Girl Consulting, Nicole is a pioneer in the emerging Social Media Marketing industry, with over seven years experience in the field, and a wide range of clients from small businesses, non-profits, and magazines.

In the community, Nicole can be found volunteering on the Social Butterflies Board of Directors and executing a host of charity events including Chairing the Naples Big Event (Children’s Learning Foundation) and providing Social Media Marketing for the Glass Slipper Ball (Zonta Club of Bonita Springs).

In her personal life, Miss Forbis is seen as a fashion trendsetter, advocate of women and animals, and an entrepreneur. Nicole shares her home with two dogs and enjoys spending time with friends and family.