Nicole Rumeau is the Director of Operations at the National Foreign Language Center (NFLC) at the University of Maryland.
As part of her duties at the NFLC, Ms. Rumeau directs the daily operations of the NFLC including human resources, information technology, and finance. She also develops proposal budgets and manages the overall development of proposals. Ms. Rumeau also serves as the co-director of the project management office (PMO).
Previously, Nicole served as the assistant director of programs at the NFLC where she initiated and managed new programs that were not specifically focused on product development. This included proposal development, program and process design, stakeholder management, kickoff, monitoring and controlling, change management, budget management, and closing.
Ms. Rumeau holds a Project Management Professional (PMP) certification from the Project Management Institute and earned a Master’s of Arts in International Relations focused on Intercultural Communications and Negotiations and sub-Saharan Africa regional studies from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs of Syracuse University and a Bachelor of Arts in French Language and Literature from the University of Maryland College Park.
Prior to joining the NFLC, Ms. Rumeau worked as a program associate and translator/interpreter for the Africa Program of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars where she traveled and worked in war-torn Burundi on negotiations skills training for opposing factors of society.