Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

Nichole McAllister

Operations Manager

Nichole McAllister, born and raised in San Luis Obispo County, has worked in the hospitality business since 2009. She lived in Germany for three years where she put on multiple events for the USAF USAFE 702nd MUNNS Squadron. Her experience in events ranges from weddings to business meetings. She has three children: Riley 1, Paige, 5 and Chase, 8. Since her time at the CIE, she has learned a lot about what entrepreneurs are capable of. If she could offer a first-time entrepreneur a piece of advice it would be to “Never let your struggles or fear hold you back in doing what you love because conquering that fear could be what changes your whole life.”