Get to know us better. Our CFAR Spotlight shines a light on our consultants and Support Staff—giving you a little window into life and work at CFAR. Today we feature CFAR Accountant Nicole Fousheé. Nicole lives in Philadelphia and serves on a number of our internal committees. Click here to read her full biography.

First and last name
Nicole Fousheé.

What is your role at CFAR?

How long have you been with CFAR?
Since 1999.

What do you enjoy most about your role?
I enjoy meeting new clients through email and creating long lasting relationships.

What are three words you would use to describe CFAR?
Smart. Fun Thoughtful.

What motivates you to go to work?
Getting to see my co-workers.

What has been your favorite memory at CFAR?
The 2020 Philadelphia holiday party.

What is your favorite thing about working at CFAR?
The Analysts! I love seeing them grow and develop during their time here, and then seeing what path they chose for their future.

In five words or less, what advice would you give for others in your profession?
Numbers never lie.

What book are you currently reading right now?
Becoming by Michelle Obama.


What is your favorite book/podcast?
Joel Osteen’s podcast.

If you could gain a new skill in 10 minutes, what would it be?
How to caption a meme successfully.

What are your top three publications that you read every morning?
The CNN and Apple News notifications on my phone.

What is one thing—industry-related or not—you learned in the last month?
I learned that Pollyanna is a Pennsylvania term!

What is one thing that made you smile recently?
I love to read memes. I think they are genius.

If you could choose anyone as a mentor, who would it be and why?
My mother. She died when I was 12 and I’d want to know how differently she would have guided my young adult years.

How do you define success?

What inspires you?
I like to surround myself with motivational people and love.