Nicole Fichera

CO-FOUNDER, Principal

Nicole Fichera is a globally recognized urban innovation expert and entrepreneurial ecosystem builder with a background in architecture and music.

Drawing on a deep professional background at the intersection of the innovation economy and the built environment, Nicole’s work centers around the powerful role that space plays in supporting and amplifying human and economic potential. Nicole brings hands-on expertise in design, economic development and planning, public-private partnerships, space programming and operations, and community engagement.


Michael Winston



Michael Winston is a community builder who creates strategies to make projects come to life by aligning resources, capital, and creative solutions.

Michael has applied principles of entrepreneurship and a philosophy of community building to both for-profit and non-profit ventures.  In addition to his expertise in data analysis and business process reengineering, Michael brings a deep commitment to philanthropy and cultural pursuits in Boston. Michael is a real estate developer, strategy consultant and co-founder of a creative agency that spearheads social impact projects.