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Nick Lombardino
Director of Employee Engagement

Versatile business and community leader with extensive people, operations, marketing and sales management experience. Born and raised in Madison, Wisconsin, Nick has spent his professional career helping young organizations become more collaborative, accountable and scalable. Nick is a member of the Leadership Team at FarWell, a Madison-based advisory firm that helps organizations successfully plan for and implement strategic change. In his role as 'Director of Employee Engagement,' Nick owns FarWell’s employee experience and engagement strategy. Nick is responsible for developing strategies to improve talent engagement, and manage programs designed to foster it, such as employee experience/wellness programs and other activities aimed at creating a positive workplace environment.

In addition to his work at FarWell, Nick is a Founding Member of CultureConUSA, connecting humans to inspire positive change around organizational culture; Change Geeks, a meetup forum for area Change Management leaders and practitioners; and Madison Tech & Society Meetup, a meetup forum for individuals to discuss and explore how technology is impacting their lives and strategies for finding balance in the digital age.

Awards and honors include: Madison Magnet 'Wisconsin Young Professional Award' (2019 nominee); InBusiness Magazine '40 Under 40' (2017); Edgewood College Ethical Leadership Award (2010); Edgewood College School of Business Scholarship and Leadership Award (2010); Who’s Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities (2010); Delta Mu Delta International Business Honors (2010); and 4x Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference Scholar Athlete (2006 - 2009).

Outside of work (or during work) Nick is passionate about cribbage, soul music, buffets, board games and just about anything you’d find in a senior living community.