The law firm of Bose McKinney & Evans LLP is pleased to announce that partner Nikki Gray Shoultz has been elected vice chairperson to the board of directors for College Mentors for Kids. Shoultz joined the board in 2012.
A growing nonprofit organization, College Mentors for Kids connects college students with children in need of tutors and role models. College Mentors for Kids pairs more than 1,700 first through sixth-grade students with 1,900 local college student mentors. The mentor program has chapters in 23 college and university campuses in Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, New York and Ohio.
As vice chairperson to the board of directors, Shoultz will share leadership experience and lend strategic guidance to College Mentors for Kids to improve and expand its outreach and impact.
“I am thrilled to serve as vice chairperson to the board of directors for College Mentors for Kids,” said Shoultz. “The mentor program helps transform the lives of children, college students and parents, and ultimately improves our community.”
Shoultz is a partner in the Utility Group and a member of the Renewable Energy Group, representing clients with energy, telecommunications, wind, solar, water, and sewer matters. Prior to entering private practice, Shoultz served for four years with the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission as Chief Administrative Law Judge, General Counsel, and Assistant General Counsel.
Shoultz has worked with various wind and solar developers and landowners in negotiating contracts for the siting of wind and solar facilities, and has served as Indiana counsel in wind and solar project financing matters. She also works with Indiana business owners to identify and achieve energy savings opportunities.
Passionate about community involvement, Shoultz volunteers on the firm’s Pro Bono Committee. In addition, Shoultz has served in leadership positions for several community organizations including Indy Reads, Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis and Plainfield Tri Kappa Philanthropic Society.