Nicole Holden, CPA


  • Over 20 years of advisory experience on matters involving SEC reporting, complex financial transactions, M&A, initial public offerings, acquisitions and divestiture accounting, restructuring, discontinued operations, and various technical accounting matters. 
  • Currently Audit Committee Chair for Nerds On Site, Inc. (CSE: NERD), previously a Senior Director in the Advisory Service practice for Alliance and an Assistant Controller for Enviva LP (NYSE: EVA).
  • Previously a Director in the Professional practice for the Center for Audit Quality (The CAQ), a Senior Manager in the Office of Research and Analysis and Assistant Chief Auditor in the Office of the Chief Auditor for the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB).
  • Participated in the rule-making process impacting auditor independence, audit firm rotation and identification of higher risk audits for closer consideration by the PCAOB Division of Inspections and the PCAOB Division of Enforcement.
  • Served as a Staff Accountant in the Corporate Finance division of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
  • Regulatory experience at the SEC and the PCAOB provides deep understanding of current rules and regulations affecting public companies, audit firms, and Boards of Directors.