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The Hill Welcomes Newest Member to the Board of Trustees

The Hill School is happy to announce that Nicole (Burns) Lauredan ‘05 was appointed to the Board of Trustees on November 5, 2021. The Hill School Board of Trustees met on campus for its fall session during the School's Hill vs. Lawrenceville Weekend.

Originally from Newburgh, N.Y., Nicole arrived at The Hill School in her third form year. At Hill, you could find her involved in her favorite activities like running with the track team or singing with the Chamber Choir. After Hill, Nicole attended Brown University where she received her B.A. in Commerce, Organizations, and Entrepreneurship. Her career started in financial services at JPMorgan Chase where she worked across a diverse set of functions, including strategy, finance, and operations. She graduated with an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College, where she pivoted her career from finance to technology.

Nicole moved to the Bay Area from New York to begin a career at Google where she led Google Pay’s mobile transportation launches across major cities like Melbourne, Australia; New York City; Washington, D.C.; and the San Francisco Bay Area. She currently leads Product Partnerships across payments and commerce initiatives at Stripe where she works with global companies to enable payment product solutions.

Nicole lives in Oakland, Calif. with her husband, Bernier Lauredan, and Cavapoo puppy, Duke. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, cooking, running, hiking, and Lakers basketball.