Who We Are

Nicole Wisneskie, operations manager

Nicole Wisneskie - Best Friends Animal SocietyNicole Wisneskie is a Manager of Operations – Embed Project for the National Shelter Embed Programs Team with Best Friends Animal Society. Nicole has over a decade of experience in the animal welfare field and has held a variety of roles over her career, ranging from kennel assistant to shelter staff and program management. She is a licensed Registered Veterinary Technician in the state of California and her fields of expertise include cat programming (specializing in neonatal kitten programming), medical programming, and sanitation and disease control. Nicole is passionate about creating positive change in the animal welfare field and strives to lead by demonstrating compassion, empathy, and integrity in both her personal and professional life.

Nicole is a Southern California native where she currently resides with her rescue dog and cat. When she’s not working, Nicole enjoys vegan food, thrifting, and getting scared with a good horror movie.