OIC Biographies

Leisha Nicol

Leisha Nicol
Leisha Nicol, Director, Investor Education Marketing
Leisha Nicol is Director of Investor Education at OCC where she oversees The Options Industry Council’s marketing program including advertising initiatives, webinars, email campaigns and a host of other projects that promote OIC’s offerings to its target audiences. She also serves as a member of the OIC Roundtable.

In 2007, Ms. Nicol joined The Options Clearing Corporation as a Corporate Communications Analyst. In 2011, she was promoted to OIC’s Marketing Manager prior to transitioning to her current role. An 18-year veteran of the communications industry, Ms. Nicol’s areas of expertise includes integrated marketing, digital/print communications, advertising and event planning.  She has held marketing positions with WNUA-FM Radio; WLS-AM Radio; Flowers Communications Group and Recycled Paper Greetings.

Ms. Nicol is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles where she received a BA in Communications Studies with an emphasis in Mass Communications. She also obtained a master’s degree from Northwestern University’s Graduate School where she completed a specialized program in Radio, Television and Film Production.