As Co-founder and COO of Ceresa, Tanzillo leads Product, Operations, and Marketing, focusing her energy on creating an engaging, high-impact end-to-end experience for Ceresa Mentees and Mentors. She also oversees all business operations, including ensuring alignment between Ceresa’s internal and external missions and building a company culture of meaning.
With a Computer Engineering degree from Texas A&M University, Tanzillo brings creativity and an analytical approach to execute on Ceresa’s mission of closing the global women’s leadership gap. Before joining Ceresa, she held several leadership roles at Spiceworks, including Vice President of Business Operations and Executive Director of Product Operations. With a passion for servant leadership, Nicole has succeeded throughout her career as a mentor, program director, and a keynote speaker. She currently lives in Austin, Texas with her husband and three children.